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Grant Information

Billings Community Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, tax-exempt innovative community fund governed by local citizens promoting philanthropy and charitable giving in the Billings area.
2016 GRANT GUIDELINES
Coming Soon
Billings Community Foundation:
Grant Application Cover Sheet 2016
Grant Information Sheet 2016
Grant Report Form 2016
Criteria:
BCF makes grants for a wide variety of charitable purposes in the following focus areas:
Education 
Basic human needs 
Arts and culture 
Natural resources and conservation 
Economic development 
Endowment building 
Animal welfare 
Eligibility: 
Applicants must:
Be a 501(c) (3) organization. 
Submit only one application per organization, per year. 
Organizations in Yellowstone, Bighorn, Carbon, Custer, Musselshell, Stillwater and Treasure
counties are eligible to apply.
About the Grants:
Average grant size is $500 to $1,000. 
Recommendations for funding are made by a grants review committee with final approval made by
the Billing Community Foundation Board of Directors. 
Application Package:
Cover sheet (enclosed) 
Copy of 501(c)(3) designation letter, board members, address, telephone number and email address. 
One-page project budget. 
No more than a two-page narrative description of the project explaining tangible community impact
and how this project will help the community address its future. 
Where to Send the Application:
Mail six (6) copies of the package to:
Billings Community Foundation
PO Box 1255
Billings, MT 59103-1255 

Since 2007, the Billings Community Foundation has awarded a total 
of $137,146 in grants to over 60 nonprofits in the greater Billings Region.
 


2015 BCF Grant Recipients
Big Horn County Library
Big Sky Senior Services
Community Hope, Inc.
Family Promise of Yellowstone County
Housing Authority of Billings ~ Garden Project
Huntley Project Museum
Joliet Community Center
Living Water ~ Billings
Bike Clinic
Montana Audubon Center
Rimrock Humane Society
Roberts Parents 0f Performing Arts
Volunteers of America, Northern Rockies
Wise Wonders
Yellowstone CASA
Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter, Inc.
Young Families Early Head Start, Inc.


2014 BCF Grant Recipients
Beartooth Humane Alliance
Better Billings Foundation
Big Horn County Library
Big Sky Senior Services
Billings Family YMCA
Broadview Community Center
Community Hope, Inc.
Friends of Pompeys Pillar
Help for Homeless Pets, Inc
Helping Hands in Hardin Food Bank
The Family Tree
Tumbleweed Program
Yellowstone CASA
ZooMontana





2013 Grant Recipients: 
Bridger Community Food Bank 
Domestic and Sexual Violence Services 
Big Horn County Library Y
ellowstone Art Museum 
Yellowstone River Research @ RMCYellowstone
CASA, Inc. 
Young Families Early Head Start 
YWCA Employment and Training 
ZooMontana 
Help for Homeless Pets 
Tumbleweed 
Billings Family YMCA Writer’s Voice 
Parmly Billings Library Foundation


2012 Grant Recipients: 
Beartooth Mountain Christian Ranch
Beartooth Humane Alliance
Big Horn County Library
Billings Public Schools - BackPack
Billings SymphonyYellowstone
CASA, Inc.
Eagle Mount Billings
Family Services
Help for Homeless Pets
Little League Baseball
Tumbleweed
YWCA Billings



2011 Grant Recipients: 
Living Water Community Church/City Wide
Bike Clinic
Montana Conservation Corps
Carbon County Historical Society, Red Lodge, MT
Bridger Community Food Bank, Bridger, MT
Beartooth Mountain Christian Ranch
Big Sky Senior Services, Inc.
Yellowstone CASA, Inc.
Gateway House Domestic Violence Shelter, YWCA
The Lutheran Center
Arts Without Boundaries
Eagle Mount Billings






2010 Grant Recipients: 
Beartooth Mountain Christian Ranch
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Beartooth Humane Alliance
Big Horn County Library
Big Sky Senior Services
Gateway House Domestic Violence Shelter
Help for Homeless Pets
Living Water
Bike Repair Clinic
The Lutheran Center
MT Big Sky Chapter March of Dimes
MT Conservation Corps
Montana Rescue Mission
Museum of the Beartooths
Yellowstone CSA
Yellowstone County Council on Aging