We provide leadership and inspire long-term local philanthropy to ensure the diversity and vitality of the greater Missoula community.


Our 2015 campaign was a great success, so please register here to be a part of our 2016 effort! If you’ve paid by check, attached are the invoices for $50 , $75 and $100 registration fees.


Apply HERE for our 2016 Scholarship opportunity.

We raised more than $270,000 for 135 local nonprofits in 24 hours during Give LOCAL Missoula on May 5, shattering our goal of $200,000. See the final results here.

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News and Events

  • Welcome, Climate Smart Missoula and Amy Cilimburg!

    Climate Smart Missoula is primed to make our community resilient and vibrant We're excited to announce that our new initiative, Climate Smart Missoula, has received a prestigious award for their 2016 “Summer Smart” program: the Bloomberg Award for Partners for Places—a project of the Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities*. Summer Smart aims to ... February 8th, 2016
  • Thank You for an Amazing 2015!

    Thanks to our donors and volunteers, 2015 has been an amazing year. Please take a minute and enjoy this photographic journey. January 7th, 2016
  • Donate today to the Missoula Community Foundation to feel happier

    Now is your chance to make the MOST DIFFERENCE for the causes you care about. Zoe Tate wants to be a brain surgeon. She's well on her way, already working on a double major at the University of Montana. The scholarship Zoe earned from the Missoula Community Foundation helped offset the cost of college . . ... December 1st, 2015
  • The Elf Project-Spread the Joy to Local Nonprofits!

    The Missoula Community Foundation has a bit of extra “joy” (AKA cash) to give away this holiday season and we need your help deciding where it should go! Click on the elf to nominate your favorite local nonprofit. We are accepting nominations through Dec. 4th.         November 25th, 2015
  • Learn to Live Forever

    We're hosting a FREE workshop to give you ideas on how to let your legacy shine on long after your gone--and that benefit your pocketbook while you're still alive. Tuesday, Dec.1 - Estate Planning with a Charitable Twist - 5:30-7pm at Missoula Community Theatre, 200 N. Adams St. November 4th, 2015