Support Park County This Holiday Season!

November 23: 9th Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Free community dinner from 1 – 3 p.m. at the Elks Lodge 130 South 2nd Street in Livingston. Meal delivery is also available; to sign up for a meal delivery call 406-823-0482 by November 22. Volunteers are needed; to volunteer call or text Denise at 406-224-2770.

November 25: 24th Annual Firefighters Christmas Ball

7 – 11 p.m. at Chico Hot Springs Convention Center. A fun, family-friendly event with dancing, silent auction, hors d’oeuvres, raffle and live music. Admission $10 person, $15 couple, $25 family of 4. All proceeds benefit the Paradise Valley Firefighters Association. More information

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Nonprofit Network: Navigating New Nonprofit Financial Statements, Nov. 8

The next Park County Nonprofit Network brown bag lunch program is titled “Navigating New Nonprofit Financial Statements – Understand Upcoming Changes for 2018” presented by Rosie Bardnt, CPA. Please join us on Wednesday, November 8 at the Shane Lalani Center for the Arts, 415 E Lewis St, Livingston, MT 59047. Please RSVP here How much do… Continue Reading

Share your experiences with housing

Congratulations to the nonprofit Homeword organization for its efforts in moving forward with the Livingston Memorial Hospital housing project.  The Park County Community Foundation is an enthusiastic supporter of this important project. Now, Homeword is gathering stories to put a face to Park County’s affordable housing shortage. Local stories are some of the most powerful tools… Continue Reading

Annual Community Grant Program Sets New Level

A record $90,000 has been awarded to 26 Park County nonprofits and community organizations through the Annual Community Grants program of the Park County Community Foundation. “This year’s grants program nearly doubles the amount provided in our 2016 awards,” said Bruce C. McKnight, chairman of the Community Foundation board of directors.  “This higher level of… Continue Reading

“Planning to Plan” — June 28, 2017

“Planning to Plan — Laying the Foundation for Action and Success” is the title of the next Park County Nonprofit Network “brown bag” program, 11:30-1 p.m. Wednesday, June 28, at the Shane Lalani Center for the Arts, 415 E. Lewis St.  Karen Cates, director of the Jabs Executive Education program at Montana State University, will… Continue Reading

AFP Spring Networking & Foundation Panel

It’s time for the annual Spring Networking and Foundation panel event 3:30-5 p.m. Thursday, May 11, at the Yellowstone Country Club in Billings. (Starts 3:30 p.m. sharp!)  Panelists include Michael Halligan, Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation; Mary Rutherford, Montana Community Foundation; Stillwater Mining, John Beaudry; Stockman Bank, Tricia Hansen; C.M. Bair Family Trust, Penny Doak. Continue Reading

“Small shop” fundraising specialist program

“Small Shop” Specialist! — Pamela Grow, founder of “Basics & More Fundraising” will lead three day-long workshops for nonprofit organizations in Montana — Billings, April 18; Great Falls, April 19; and Helena, April 20. Her speciality is in working with small organizations. Sponsored by Montana Nonprofit Association and MT Chapter of Association of Fundraising Professionals.… Continue Reading

False report from Norton software

Friends, we have had three reports from people who use Norton antivirus software (and only Norton) of receiving a “corrupted website” message when they visit the Park County Community Foundation website. That is not the case — we are working with the Norton company to resolve this. Please contact us at 224-3920 if you receive… Continue Reading