Helping you Give
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Charitable giving comes in all shapes and sizes. For some it’s about making a difference in a single life. For others it’s about making a difference in many. Whatever your  dream, we can see to it that it lives on. Your level of involvement is up to you. You can become a donor, lend a hand and volunteer or leave a lasting legacy to your community through your will. No matter how big or small, your gifts will make a lasting difference for generations to come.

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Simplify your Giving – Open a Charitable Giving Fund

Whitefish Community Foundation offers a range of charitable funds with a variety of investment options, allowing you to choose the vehicle best suited to you and your philanthropic goals. LEARN MORE

Memorial Funds to Honor and Remember

In the event of a tragedy or death, donors can establish an Advised Fund in the name of those who lost their lives.  An individual, family, or group of people can contribute to the fund, which is a permanent living memorial.  Often these funds are dedicated to a particular field of interest and set up to be endowments to give in perpetuity. Learn More

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Giving for Sustainability – Endowment Funds

Nonprofits and donors can establish an endowment fund at the Whitefish Community Foundation for long term giving.  For nonprofits, endowments offer a simple and efficient way to work with donors to build a sustainable funding source. For donors, endowments offer a giving fund designed for long term charitable giving often in lieu of a private foundation due to the low cost and flexibility.  The Whitefish Community Foundation is here to help you with planning, investing, and administering the fund.  Individuals can take advantage of the Montana Charitable Endowment Tax Credit by donating to an endowment through a planned gift.   LEARN MORE

Leaving Your Legacy

A Legacy Fund is a charitable tool that allows you to set-up a bequest to your community and directs the contributions to the nonprofits that are aligned with your interests and passions. It is the gift of a lifetime set up in your lifetime to honor your wishes.  LEARN MORE

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Whitefish Community Foundation is dedicated to fostering philanthropy, building endowments, and helping donors and nonprofits benefit our community.