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  • December 21, 2015 - Commerce bureau chief appointed to Board of Regents
    The newest member of the Montana Board of Regents says access to education beyond a high school diploma is “huge for all Montanans,” and will be a major focus for him.
  • December 18, 2015 - Group offers 50 scholarships to Montana students
    The Montana Community Foundation has more than 50 academic scholarships available for Montana students for the 2016-17 academic year.
  • November 18, 2015 - Statewide charity foundation opens branch office in Missoula
    Giving is booming in Montana, and the organization that’s responsible for a lot of it has expanded its physical presence to Missoula.
  • August 25, 2015 - Camp Mak-A-Dream receives surprise $200,000 donation
    Camp Mak-A-Dream Executive Director Laura Bianco Hanna was ready to receive a $100,000 donation for the organization Tuesday. The check she got –from anonymous donors – was for twice that amount.
  • July 24, 2015 - Local community foundation to award $8,000 in grants
    The Lincoln County Community Foundation is preparing for its 2015 community grant cycle. The foundation anticipates contributing approximately $8,000 to eligible non-profit organizations in south Lincoln County this year.
  • July 1, 2015 - Anonymous donor gives $150K to cathedral roof project
    An anonymous donor makes $150,000 grant through Montana Community Foundation to repair the roof at historic St. Ann's Cathedral in Great Falls.
  • June 11, 2015 - Missoula business man, civic leader to be honored for philanthropy
    Missoula businessman and civic leader Dale Woolhiser will receive the Western Montana Fund Raisers Association’s Outstanding Philanthropist Award on Friday.
  • April 20, 2015 - Give Local fundraising blitz planned
    The Flathead Community Foundation and United Way are teaming up for an ambitious fundraiser: Raise $100,000 in 24 hours. On Tuesday, May 5, from 12 a.m. to 11:59:59 p.m., the two organizations will co-host “Give Local Flathead — A Fiesta for Philanthropy” as part of Give Local America, a national event with local impact.
  • March 25, 2015 - 'Big-check' ceremony for 'The Nest' comes with big surprise: $325K
    The Nest, a new 501(c)(3) charitable organization received a surprise grant for $325,000 from a charitable fund at the Montana Community Foundation (MCF) supported by an anonymous donor(s). The grant represents one of the largest made in MCF history.
  • January 15, 2015 - Deer Lodge group gives $13,195 to nonprofits
    The Powell County Community Foundation recently awarded $13,195 in grants to 14 organizations. Grants ranged from $3,000 to the Deer Lodge Food Pantry to $358 for Powell County Ambulance for a transfer device that stabilizes the spine.



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