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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

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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Park Side Partner Program 2019

Park Side Credit Union has developed an annual program that provides local nonprofit organizations with increased awareness and exposure in addition to direct financial support. The campaign assists in funding service projects and invests in our communities as they...

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Major Grant to PWK

Whitefish Community Foundation Board of Directors recently announced a Major Grant award of $25,000 to finish the playground and pavilion at the Smith Fields Youth Sports Complex. Project Whitefish Kids maintains the entire complex through user fees and private...

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2018 Great Fish Award

  The Great Fish Award is presented each year to an organization that participated in the Great Fish Community Challenge and demonstrated commitment, enthusiasm, and creativity during the Challenge, as well as strong support for the Great Fish Community Challenge...

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2018 Special Awards

Doris Schumm Community Spirit Award In November of 2009, the Whitefish community lost a beloved community member and dear friend to so many, Doris Schumm. Dorie was a great friend to nonprofit organizations in Whitefish and an avid volunteer. She donated countless...

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Community Grant-Winter Cycle Recipients

  Since the Foundation was established in 2000, the Whitefish Community Foundation has awarded over $1.6 million from the Community Grants Program to local nonprofits. The program was recently revised to be administered on a quarterly basis to allow more...

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