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Change the Attitude – Change the Impact

On the evening of April 18, the Whitefish Community Foundation held it's third and last Educational Workshop of the year. The focus of this workshop was board leadership and oversight, and board of directors as well as staff and volunteers were encouraged to attend....

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Spotlight On A Nonprofit

Riding on Insulin provides ski/snowboard and mountain biking opportunities for kids and teens with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D). Two girls 'ripping' on the trails during the Riding on Insulin 2018 Bike Camp, despite living with Type 1 Diabetes!     Photo...

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A Year In Review

Whitefish Community Foundation – A Year in Review While the stock market had its ups and downs in 2018, Whitefish Community Foundation grant programs remained steady and strong. The Foundation distributed over $6 million, mostly to local nonprofits, through several...

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Donor Advised Funds Are Really Good for Charity

Recently, you may have read one of the many articles shedding a negative light on Donor Advised Funds and calling them “warehouses of wealth.”   I disagree with this characterization.  Donor Advised Funds are very good for charities and help to increase charitable...

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Can You Buy Happiness?

Can you buy happiness? Maybe you can. Every holiday season, when we go grocery shopping or are at the malls, we walk by the ever-present bell ringer next to a red bucket.  Some of us drop some change or even a few bills into the donation pot for the Salvation Army. ...

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GIVING THANKS: Read on to see how the 2018 Great Fish Community Challenge is impacting the mission of local nonprofits for the better:   HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF FLATHEAD VALLEY No one should be forced to live in an unsafe, unhealthy, unaffordable place.  For many...

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