The Foundation provides grants to nonprofit organizations and qualifying government entities such as schools and libraries in the greater Big Sky region. Funds are available to support nonprofit programs, capital projects and capacity building.

The Foundation's grant funding prioritizes investing in long-term partnerships with nonprofit partners, addressing critical needs in the greater Big Sky region and identifying funding gaps in the Foundation’s grant portfolio.

We encourage any interested organization to review the application criteria below and inquire.

All grantees must submit a grant report within a year of receiving funding and before applying for another grant. That report can be found here.

Spring Due Dates:
Applications Open: April 1
Applications Due: June 1
Awards Distributed: First week of July

Fall Due Dates
Applications Open: October 1
Applications Due: December 1
Awards Distributed: First week of January

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Application Information
Evaluation Criteria & Awards

Frequently Asked Grant Questions:

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