August 5 – SEPTEMBER 17, 2021  


In just six years running, the Great Fish Community Challenge has raised over $13M for more than 70 local charities!

Days Left to Give in the 2021 Great Fish Community Challenge








Giving Together creates Impact

the 2021 Great Fish Community Challenge is here to help our communities give August 5 through September 17. With just one gift, you can give to several charities. Help your favorite charities earn a percentage Matching Grant. Whitefish Community Foundation will match on the first $20,000 raised by each charity in the Challenge.

Explore Participating Nonprofits Use of Funds

Click here to learn how the nonprofit organizations will use funds raised in the 2021 Great Fish Community Challenge.

2021 Great Fish Community Challenge Participating Nonprofits

The following Flathead Valley nonprofit organizations are participating in the 2021 Great Fish Community Challenge:

Abbie Shelter
Backpack Assistance Program
Big Brothers Big Sisters NW Montana
Boys & Girls Club of Glacier Country
Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation
Braveheart Chaplain Ministry
CASA for Kids
Center for Restorative Youth Justice
Child Bridge
DREAM Adaptive Recreation
Farm Hands – Nourish the Flathead
Flathead Area Mountain Bikers
Flathead Audubon Society
Flathead County Sheriff’s Posse
Flathead Food Bank
Flathead Land Trust
Flathead Rapids Youth Soccer
Flathead Valley Community College Foundation
Flathead Warming Center
Flathead Youth Home
Foy’s to Blacktail Trails
Friends of the Flathead Avalanche Center
Gateway to Glacier Trail
Glacier National Park Conservancy
Glacier Nordic Club
Glacier Skate Academy
Glacier Symphony & Chorale
Humane Society of Northwest Montana
Hockaday Museum of Art
ImagineIF Library Foundation
Intermountain Children’s Services
Kalispell Education Foundation
Lighthouse Christian Home & Services
Montana Children’s Medical Center Foundation
Montana Conservation Corps
Montana Kayak Academy
Nate Chute Foundation
North Valley Food Bank
North Valley Hospital Foundation
North Valley Music School
North West Montana Veterans Food Pantry
Project Whitefish Kids
Ravenwood Outdoor Learning Center
Samaritan House
Shepherd’s Hand Free Clinic
Sparrow’s Nest of NW MT
Stumptown Art Studio
Tamarack Grief Resource Center
The Nurturing Center
The Wave
Whitefish Community Center
Whitefish Community Foundation
Whitefish Dog Park
Whitefish Firefighters Association
Whitefish Lake Institute
Whitefish Legacy Partners
Whitefish Review
Whitefish School District Education Foundation
Whitefish Theatre Co.
Whitefish Veterans Support Team
Wings Regional Cancer Support
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A percentage match of up to $20,000

Whitefish Community Foundation will again provide a percentage match on the first $20,000 raised by each participating nonprofit through the 2021 Great Fish Community Challenge.

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give to several charities with one gift

Donations are accepted online here starting August 5. You can download a copy of the official donation form here if you do not receive one in the mail. Sign up for our E-news below. Read more on how to donate.

Ways to Donate

Great Fish Community Challenge

~by the numbers~


Number of Charities supported in the 6 years of the Challenge

NUMBER OF Donors in the 2020 Great Fish Community Challenge


Number of Challenges raising over $13M for local charities


Total $Match Amount Awarded over 6 years of the Challenge


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