Billings Community Foundation (BCF) - Client Menu of Services

A) Issue Gift Annuities eventually benefitting permanent endowments gifts for Montana charities
Allow Donors to easily qualify for the 40% MT income tax Credit
Annuities can be voluntarily cancelled after five years while preserving the 40% MT tax credit in the year
of issuance. Annuities can suppliment retirement income for Donor's and/or spouces lifetime.

B) Establish Endowment, Memorial or Scholarship Funds (BFC provides infrastructure & policies) 
and/or facilitates donations to the following:

Arts Without Boundaries
Big Sky Senior Services Endowment Fund
Billings Christian School Ed Foundation Endowment 
Billings Community Foundation Endowment
Billings Family YMCA 
Billings Public Library 
Billings Studio Theatre 
Billings TrailNet
Billings Unitarian Universalist Fellowship 
CASA of Yellowstone County
Clocktower Inn Animal Fund 
Forever 42 Dusty Taber Memorial Scholarship 
Head Start Endowment for Community Vitality 
Lutheran Center 
Montana Audubon Education Center 
Montana Audubon General Endowment 
Montana Audubon Public Policy 
Montana Conservation Voters Education 

Montana Environmental Info Center
Natalie A. Dietrich Scholarship Fund
Nature Conservancy of Montana
Naturopathic Education and Research
NILE Foundation
Obert Undem Com Vitality Endowment
Prevention of Elder Abuse
Rimrock Opera
Jane Shelhamer Big Brothers Big Sisters
Sindelar Land – Future Public Park
George and Blanche Taber Scholarship Fund
Unity Church of Christ
Thomas & Amoretta Wilkins Fund
James Wrightson Educational Fund
Youlden Scholarship Fund
YRPA John H. Dover Park Endowment

Billings Community Foundation
PO Box 1255 Billings, MT 59103
(406) 839-3334

BCF has Clients in Big Horn, Carbon, Custer, Musselshell, Stillwater, Treasure & Yellowstone Counties.

C) Establish Special Project or Field of Interest Funds for future need of a Charitable Organization 
and/or donate to the following: 
BCF Animal welfare Fund
BCF Community Affairs & Development
BCF Education Fund   

D) Use the Fiscal Sponsor Program to support charitable work of unincorporated groups
The nonprofit status of BCF serves as an “umbrella” to receive gifts and the board and the staff help
with fiscal help management of the projects
Bruce Putnam Memorial Bison Project
Billings Artspace Project 

E) Individuals can set up local Donor Advised Funds for long term charitable giving 
Tax deductable gifts for investing and distributing over several years to qualified charities
Funds can receive future donations and Gifts to charities are donor recommended 

F) BCF can be used for Administration of Gifts from Estates to Montana Charities or existing funds

G) BCF offers workshops to help organizations with “Writing Grants Requests” and other topics

H) BCF provides professional management of funds invested through local firms with donor advice

Contact Billings Community Foundation to see how we can assist with your philanthropic needs
BCF Arts & Culture Fund
BCF Capital Funding for Public Projects
BCF Environmental Parks & Health