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COMMUNITY GRANT PROGRAM
Community Grant Program
Whitefish Community Foundation’s Community Grant Program offers one application cycle in the spring and accepts applications from nonprofits of all sizes, including nonprofits participating in the Great Fish Community Challenge. The maximum Community Grant request is $10,000. Accepting applications from February 27 to March 30, 2023 at 5 p.m. MST
GREAT FISH COMMUNITY CHALLENGE
Great Fish Community Challenge
A multi-week charitable giving campaign that takes place annually, the Great Fish Community Challenge has raised more than $22M for Flathead Valley nonprofits since 2015. Applications to participate in the 2023 Great Fish Community Challenge will open April 17.
Micro Grant Program
Micro Grant Program is designed to assist small nonprofits with immediate needs. 501(c)(3) nonprofits are able to apply for up to $1,000 funding once annually.
Kids Fund Program
The Kids Fund program is open to nonprofit projects and programs serving youth who are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless in the areas of education, health, and safety.
MAJOR community project
Major Community Project Grants
Whitefish Community Foundation has awarded over $769,000 in Major Community Project Grants since the program’s inception in 2010.
Whitefish Community School
$10,000 Emergency Grant
DECEMBER, 2022: Whitefish Community Foundation awarded a $10,000 grant to Whitefish Community School to support the renovation of the school’s water-damaged basement. The Foundation recognizes that quality childcare facilities such as Whitefish Community School are vital to the health and wellbeing of Flathead Valley families and businesses. Learn more.
Project Whitefish Kids
$20,000 Major Community Project grant
SEPTEMBER, 2022: Whitefish Community Foundation awarded a $20,000 Major Community Project Grant to support the construction of six pickleball courts at the Smith Fields Sports Complex. Project Whitefish Kids is the sponsoring nonprofit organization and donated land for the courts. Learn more.
Flathead Youth Home
$36,000 Kids Fund Grant
APRIL, 2022: Whitefish Community Foundation awarded a $36,146 Kids Fund Grant to the Flathead Youth Home
support a new Youth Advocate
position that will work with each
resident to develop short- and
long-term goals and navigate
opportunities to help ensure
personal success into adulthood. Learn more.
info for 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.
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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