Prairie Benefits

Learn About Us


The mission of Prairie Benefits is to grow a permanent endowment that can respond to the current and future needs of Prairie County, including the towns of Terry and Fallon and the outlying rural areas.

We will accomplish this by working with donors and their financial advisors to provide flexible, efficient and lasting ways for them to benefit their community.

We will initiate responses that focus on the needs within our community and will make grants that will have a significant impact upon the recipients in the areas of education, health and human services, arts and culture, historic preservation and community and economic development.


The idea for a community foundation began several years ago when a non-active 501(c)(3) organization was being dissolved. The tax exempt status and name for Friends for Cherry Creek Dam was changed to Prairie Benefits, along with the mission of the "new" organization. 


  • Dale E. Hellman, President
  • Larry Bond, Vice President
  • Ron Kiosse, Secretary
  • Tim Rittal, Treasurer
  • Sandra Brown, Rolane Christofferson
  • Ann Marie Davis

Good Works

In 2010 Prairie Benefits volunteers scraped and painted all seven of the concession buildings at the Prairie County Fair Grounds. 

How To Give

Please send donations to:
Prairie Benefits
PO Box 417
Terry, MT 59349

Or make an online gift.

How To Receive

Grant applications may be picked up at Hellman Insurance Service, or you can contact us for an application. 

Montana Community Foundation

33 S. Last Chance Gulch, Suite 2A
Helena, MT 59601
(406) 443-8313 (406) 443-8313
Email MCF

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