Whitefish Community Foundation | Great Fish Community Challenge for Nonprofits
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Great Fish Community Challenge for Nonprofits


The 2017 Great Fish Community Challenge will run July 20 through September 15, 2017.


  • The nonprofits selected to participate in the 2017 Challenge must attend the mandatory kick off meeting Tuesday, June 13 at 8:30 AM at the Whitefish High School Cafeteria and Community Room.
  • The 2017 Great Fish Challenge will launch with a Whitefish Chamber of Commerce Gone Fishin’ on Thursday, July 20 from 5 to 7 PM in partnership with First Interstate Bank.
  • Join us on Saturday, September 9th for the Great Fish Community Challenge – Great Fish 5K Color Run 2017!  Run registration will open July 20.
  • Give to your favorite charities through the Great Fish Community Challenge: Thursday, July 20, 2017 through 5:00 PM on Friday, September 15, 2017.

The 2016 Great Fish Community Challenge exceeded the Whitefish Community Foundation’s expectations and raised over $1.4 Million for 40 Local Nonprofits. The Community Foundation’s match came in at 55%, matched on the first $15,000 raised by each participating charity. We look forward to another year of great success!

Want a 2017 Great Fish T-shirt? Fill out the Order Form and return to Kayla Nickells.

2017 Rules and Procedures for Participation

2017 Frequently Asked Questions

Check on how many points your nonprofit earned in the 2017 Challenge. 2017 Great Fish Points Chart