The Billings Community Foundation awards grants for a wide variety of charitable purposes in the following focus areas:

2.Human Welfare
3.Arts and Culture
4.Non-profit Capacity Building
5.Animal Welfare, Natural Resources and Conservation
6.Economic Development and Bricks & Mortar Building Projects
7.Non-Profit Collaborative Projects

1.2018 Grants will be awarded between $1000 to $5000.
2.$5000 is available in the 'Bricks & Mortar' category, but all projects must be located
  within Billings city limits.; however, it must be located within Billings.
3.$2500 is available in the 'Non-Profit Collaborative Projects' category and will only be
  awarded to applicants leveraging collaborative partnerships between multiple NPO's
  to meet community needs.
4.Recommendations for funding are made by the Grants Review Committee with final
  approval made by the Billings Community Foundation Board of Directors.

Grant applications may be submitted online from January 1 – February 28, 2018. For complete guidelines and online submission, follow the link below:

                                               Grant Applications

1.Submit grant applications online during the two-month period of January 1, 2018
  through February 28, 2018.
2.Applications will be reviewed by the Billings Community Foundation in March 2018.
3.Notification of grants will be made during the first week in April 2018.
4.Grants will be awarded at the Annual Awards during the first week of June 2018.

Since 2007, the Billings Community Foundation has awarded a total of $384,460 in grants to over 80 nonprofits in the Greater Yellowstone Valley Region.

2013 Grant Recipients:
Bridger Community Food Bank
Domestic and Sexual Violence Services
Big Horn County Library
Yellowstone Art Museum
Yellowstone River Research @ RMC
Yellowstone CASA, Inc.
Young Families Early Head Start
YWCA Employment and Training
Help for Homeless Pets
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 Symphony
Yellowstone CASA, Inc.
Eagle Mount Billings
Family Services
Help for Homeless Pets
Little League Baseball
YWCA Billings

2011 Grant Recipients:
Living Water Community Church/Bike Clinic
Montana Conservation Corps
Carbon County Historical Society, Red Lodge
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

2016 BCF Grant Recipients
Rocky Mountain College Institute for Peace Studies
Wise Wonders Children’s Museum
Our Montana
Billings Library Foundation
Pompeys Pillar
Make-A-Wish Montana
Family Promise of Yellowstone Valley
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Yellowstone County
Billings Symphony
School District 2
Cultural Partners
Billings Studio Theater
Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness Foundation
Living Water
Harvest Church Car Care Ministry
Dress for Success Billings
Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter
Beartooth Humane Alliance
Yellowstone River Parks Association (YRPA)
Billings Preservation Society/Moss Mansion
Friendship House of Christian Service
Chase Hawks Memorial Association (CHMA)
Yellowstone Valley Audubon Society
Billings Community Foundation
CASA of Yellowstone County
Big Sky Senior Services

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

Billings Community Foundation
PO Box 1255 Billings, MT 59103
(406) 839-3334