Sunday, September 26, 2021

Foundation accepting grant applications

| September 8, 2021 1:00 AM

Whitefish Community Foundation is accepting Community Grant applications from eligible nonprofit organizations until Thursday, Sept. 30 at 4 p.m.

To be eligible to apply for a Community Grant, organizations must meet the following requirements: Be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity or publicly-owned tax-exempt corporation, a 501(c)(4) service organization, or a 501(c)(6) trade organization presenting a project or program that serves a charitable purpose in our community; Provide a program or service that benefits residents of the Flathead Valley or Eureka; Provide proof of current tax-exempt status at the time of application.

Organizations participating in the 2021 Great Fish Community Challenge are not eligible to apply for a Community Grant. Nonprofits may apply once annually to receive a Community Grant.

Two Community Grant cycles are offered each year, and organizations can apply annually for up to $4,000. Since 2000, Whitefish Community Foundation has awarded $1.81 million in Community Grants to local nonprofit organizations. Last year, 27 organizations received $71,458 in Community Grant funding.

For more information about the Community Grant Program and application process, visit or call (406) 863-1781.