Foundation Resources

Leaw Family Foundation, Inc.

P.O. Box 1629
Missoula, MT 59806-1629
Contact Jan Parks, Treas.
Fields of interest: arts, environment, human services, children services
*Send a letter with project budget

Browning-Kimball Foundation

P.O. Box 375
Great Falls, MT 59403 Phone: (406)454-1433
Contact: William S. MacFadden, Administrator
Fields of interest: children, youth, and social service as well as mental health
*Request application package

First Interstate BancSystem Foundation, Inc.

490 North 31st St, Ste. 300
Billings, MT 59101 Phone: (406) 255-5393
Contact James Scott, President
Fields of interest: arts, education, community development, government/public administration. (Gives in areas of company operations.)
*Contact foundation for an application form

Burke Family Foundation, Inc.

c/o John J. Burke
50 Burning Tree Lane
Butte, MT 59701
Fields of interest: educational or literary
*Letter with purpose of grant and award amount requested

Darkenwald Foundation, Inc.

c/o Austin Darkenwald
P.O. Box 870
Bigfork, MT 59911-0870
*Applications must be submitted in the form of a descriptive letter

Ila B. Dousman Fund, Inc.

321 Fairway Drive
Whitefish MT 59937
Interests; cultural programs, historic preservation, youth, general charitable giving
*Application must include reason for requiring funds, proof of financial need, amount requested, and proof of 501c(3) status

Annie MacLay Leffingwell Foundation

c/o Helena S. MacLay
P.O. Box 9197
Missoula, MT 59807-9197
Interests: Nonprofit organizations proving needed service for Ravalli County (has given to Bitterroot Public Library).
*Letter (no more than 2 pages) that includes the following:

  • Description in first paragraph of the purpose for which funding is sought and the amount requested
  • A description of applicant organization, its mission, and annual budget
  • List other sources of financing the applicant has or will seek
  • Attach a copy of organization’s IRS determination letter and list board members. Identify who will sign any grant documents

U.S. Bancorp Foundation

c/o Wayne Hirsh
U.S. Bank EP-MT-0520
303 N. Broadway
Billings, MT 59101

Wells Fargo Foundation

c/o Patrice Elliott
175 North 27th St.
Billings, MT 59102