Donations

Special thanks to Chuck Haney, Gravity Shots, and Brian Schott of Whitefish for many of the beautiful, scenic photos on our website.

Over $500,000 Raised Through Day Of Giving Campaign

Donations poured in on Giving Tuesday, the Day of Giving and Unity, a fundraising campaign hosted by Whitefish Community Foundation and Flathead Community Foundation. The 28-hour campaign ended at noon on Wednesday, May 6 with donations tot…

08 May 2020

CARES ACT Helps NONPROFITS

Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) ActHelps Nonprofits Weather the Storm The CARES Act passed in Congress last week enables nonprofits of all sizes to apply for a Small Business Administration (SBA) Loan. Of crucial impor…

01 April 2020

$50,000 Kids Fund Program Grant Awarded

The Whitefish Community Foundation is pleased to announce a $50,000 award from The Kids Fund grant program to CASA for Kids, a local nonprofit organization. The award will fund an innovative Peer-to-Peer Youth Case Management Program to beg…

04 February 2020

2019: A Year In Review

Whitefish Community Foundation – A Year in Review I recently read an interesting comment by another community foundation asking why our sector identifies as something that it is not, rather than something that it is, “nonprofit.” Wh…

07 January 2020

$2,824,355 Raised In The 2019 Great Fish Community Challenge

It was another wild ending to the 5th annual Great Fish Community Challenge with $733,800 raised in the last week of the challenge and $246,000 in the last day. Whitefish Community Foundation awarded a grand total of $2,824,355 at the…

18 October 2019

Great Fish Community Challenge Going Strong

The Great Fish Community Challenge has officially raised over $1 million in donations in the first five weeks of the Challenge! The Whitefish Community Foundation organizes the Challenge each year and supplies the percentage match on the fi…

04 September 2019

SPOTLIGHT ON A NONPROFIT

SAMARITAN HOUSE You may know it as the Samaritan House, a homeless shelter, but around the shelter, it is referred to as Sam House and it is in fact so much more than just a shelter. Sam House was established as a shelter in Kalispell……

08 August 2019

BNSF Railway Foundation AwardS WCF A $10,000 Grant

Whitefish Community Foundation recently accepted a grant for $10,000 from BNSF Railway Foundation to support the organization of the Great Fish Community Challenge. This is the fourth year in a row that BNSF Railway Foundation has provided …

06 August 2019

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 onboard leadership and oversight, and board of directors as well as staff and volun…

19 April 2019

2018 Whitefish Community Foundation Annual Report

See the impact of your gifts in 2018 through the Great Fish Community Challenge, Community Grants Program, and Major Grants. Giving Together Makes Impact!…

08 April 2019