Since 2007, the Billings Community Foundation has awarded a total
of $171,096 in grants to over 60 nonprofits in the greater Billings 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


The Billings Community Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, tax-exempt innovative community fund.  It is governed by local volunteer citizens promoting philanthropy and charitable giving throughout the Greater Yellowstone Valley Region.  BCF annually awards grants for a wide variety of charitable purposes in the following focus areas:

1. Education
2. Basic human needs
3. Arts and culture
4. Natural resources and conservation
5. Economic development
6. Endowment marketing support
7. Animal welfare
8. Billings area bricks & mortar projects

Grant recipients must be a 501(c)(3) organization located in Billings or the surrounding counties served by BCF.  Individual grants may be from $500 to $2,500 and recipients are selected in a competitive process based on a review of; 1) the project budget, 2) the tangible community impact and 3) how the project helps the community address its future.

To submit a grant application please note the following:

1. 2017 grantsapplications may be submitted from January 1 – February 28, 2017.
2. All applications must be submitted on-line (no paper applications will be accepted). 
3. For complete grant guidelines and further application information follow the link below:   

Click on Grant Program to learn more about our 2016 Grant Award Dinner, Grant Recipients & Sponsors.