Thanks to our 2017 Community Sponsors
The Billings Community Foundation is a non-profit, tax-exempt, innovative community foundation governed by local citizens promoting philanthropy and charitable givingOur Mission is: “To help individual donors and charitable organizations meet the needs of the Greater Yellowstone Region.”

FOR INDIVIDUALS:  BCF can facilitate tax advantaged giving and
serve as your private foundation to manage the distribution of gifts.
  • Utilize the MT Tax Credit to benefit the nonprofit of your choice
  • Establish a Donor Advised Fund to get deductions today for future giving
  • Use BCF’s Grant Process to identify local giving opportunities and needs
  • Establish a Scholarship Fund for distributions based on your criteria
  • Make a gift to an existing fund that already targets your area of interest
  • Discuss options and strategies to assist with your estate planning needs
Exchange ideas with our board of experienced philanthropists
Include endowment bequests in your Will to benefit local nonprofits
Establish criteria for distributions that respond to changes over time

FOR CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS:  BCF can oversee assets by
serving as the trustees and investment committee for your fund.
  • Create a fund for donors who prefer giving to endowment over operations
  • Give supporters the option of having a “third party” oversee their donations
  • Apply for a Grant to receive support from one of our existing funds
  • Establish a “transferable” endowment fund you can control in the future
  • Become a client of BCF by establishing a fund in order to:
Be listed with a link to your website in our “Client Menu”
Send updates on your activity for our Newsletter or Facebook page
To receive ideas and advice on fundraising strategies
Since 2007, the Billings Community Foundation has awarded a total of $171,096 in grants to over 60 nonprofits in the greater Billings Region.
Obert Undem - Vice President Planned Giving
Phone: 406-839-3334 or 406-652-4221
Email: billingscommunityfoundation@gmail.com
PO Box 1255, Billings, MT 59103
Contact Billings Community Foundation and let us assist you with your philanthropic needs.
         News & Information:

  • The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust awarded BCF a grant to assist with the hiring of a full time Executive Director. As of 7/12/2017, BCF is no longer accepting applications. 

  • The BCF Grant Awards Dinner is Wednesday, June 7th - Contact us for reservations or if you have questions.


  • Thank you to our YVG Sponsors - your support helped us surpass our goals for our Giving Day!


  • Please support Grants and Services by being a "BCF Community Sponsor".  Go to:  BCF Sponsor Form