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West Yellowstone Foundation Community Grant

Grants to Montana Nonprofits and Agencies to Benefit the
Residents of West Yellowstone and Hebgen Lake Basin

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Foundation / Corporation

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West Yellowstone Foundation

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Grants to Montana nonprofit organizations and agencies for programs and projects that aim to improve the economic wellbeing for those living and working in the West Yellowstone and Hebgen Lake Basin. Funding is specifically intended to support proposals in the areas of arts and culture, basic human needs, education, economic development, natural resources, conservation, and historic preservation.

Grant Priorities:
- The Foundation prefers to make grants to organizations that are responsive to the changing needs of the community.
- Innovative solutions and preventive actions are welcomed.
- Partnerships and collaborations are highly encouraged.
- Other support, such as partial funding, volunteers, and in-kind gifts, that demonstrate community involvement is considered.
- Projects that impact the largest number of individuals possible, with a modest investment of funds are preferred.
- Program development and capacity building activities are eligible.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 174382

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations must be nonprofit and located in or provide service to residents of West Yellowstone and Hebgen Lake Basin, Montana.

Lower priority is given to general operating expenses, capital, or equipment requests and ongoing program support.

The W.Y. Foundation does not award grants for the following: religious organizations for direct religious activities, debt retirement, individuals (except scholarships), political organizations or campaigns, telephone solicitations, and organizations that as a substantial part of their purpose, influence legislation.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: The 10th of the month (January, April, July, September)

West Yellowstone Foundation grant applications can be submitted throughout the year. Grant proposals will be reviewed by the grant committee. Then the application will proceed with a recommendation for approval or denial to the full Board. Final approval must be obtained from the Board of Directors during their next regularly scheduled meeting. The West Yellowstone Foundation encourages clear and concise grant proposals that adhere to the attached Grant Application guidelines.

Please contact the W.Y. Foundation with any questions regarding the grant application process.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Applications should be mailed to:
West Yellowstone Foundation
PO Box 255
West Yellowstone, MT 59758

Or, an electronic copy of the entire grant application can be emailed to:

(406) 646-1152

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Montana: West Yellowstone and Hebgen Lake Basin