GRant Programs

Improving our community…Building STrong Nonprofits.

EMERGENCY

COVID-19 Community Emergency Response Fund


Whitefish Community Foundation has activated a Community Emergency Response Fund to support local nonprofits helping those directly impacted by COVID-19. The Program is providing emergency funding to nonprofits to help them provide critical services to those in need.

GIVING DAY

A DAY OF GIVING AND UNITY MAY 5TH


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Whitefish Community Foundation and Flathead Community Foundation joined together for a Day of Giving & Unity to help raise critical funding for local nonprofits and secure their operations. Giving Tuesday was held May 5th, 2020 and was a tremendous success thanks to our generous communities.

COMMUNITY GRANT Program

Community Grant Program


Whitefish Community Foundation’s Community Grant Program is offered on a spring and fall cycle. Nonprofits are able to apply once annually for a maximum of $4,000 to benefit programs or projects based in the Flathead Valley.

KIDS FUND

Kids Fund Program


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The Kids Fund is a fast-track grant program open to projects and programs serving disadvantaged, homeless youth in the specific areas of education, health, and safety. Nonprofits or publicly-owned, tax-exempt organizations may apply for a minimum grant of $10,000 up to a maximum grant of $50,000. Grants may be renewable depending on the project.

DEVELOPMENT

Nonprofit Development Program


It is a goal of Whitefish Community Foundation to work with nonprofits to create stronger, accountable, and sustainable organizations.

MICRO

Micro Grant Program


Micro Grant Program is designed to assist small nonprofits with immediate needs. Nonprofit organizations that are 501(c)(3) are able to apply for up to $1,000 funding once annually.

MAJOR GRANTS

Major Community Project Grants


Whitefish Community Foundation has awarded over $580,000 Major Community Project Grants since the program’s inception in 2010.

GREAT FISH

Great Fish Community Challenge


Great Fish Challenge Nonprofit Information – A CHARITABLE GIVING CAMPAIGN JULY 30 – SEPTEMBER 18, 2020

Grant Recipients

Whitefish Community Foundation is a philanthropic partner to many nonprofits serving the greater Whitefish area. If your nonprofit has received a grant please list Whitefish Community Foundation in your marketing materials and include our logo wherever possible.

NUMBER OF NONPROFITS BENEFITING FROM THE GREAT FISH COMMUNITY CHALLENGE OVER 5 YEARS

MILLIONS THAT THE GREAT FISH HAS RAISED FOR OUR LOCAL NONPROFITS IN 5 YEARS

AMOUNT OF MATCHING FUNDS AWARDED THROUGH THE CHALLENGE SINCE INCEPTION

Number of Days to give in the 2020 Challenge!

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What is Whitefish Community Foundation?

Where GIVING TOGETHER creates Impact

Where FUTURES are made BETTER for All

Where the COMMUNITY is INSPIRED

We are a MEANS through which GENEROSITY is MAXIMIZED

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