To enhance the quality and scope of educational opportunities for all students of the Whitefish Public Schools.
Promote student literacy through the Writing Coaches program in WHS & WMS, and develop a program in partnership with the Community Library to facilitate early childhood literacy.
SECONDARY USE OF FUNDS: Maker Spaces Carts and supplies will be provided to kindergarten through eighth grade, and teachers will receive Maker Spaces STEM training.
FOFAC: "Thank you for everything FOFAC does. We are lucky to have you guys/gals."
Big Brothers Big Sisters: "You guys ae doing a great job! Makes me proud to have been a part of it!"
Nate Chute: " Keep up the great work!"
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flathead County: "Thank you to the mentors who volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters!"
Friends of the Flathead Avalanche Center: "Looking forward to anouther great season."
Abbie Shelter: "Thanks for all you do!!!"
Casa For Kids: "You rock! Thanks for all you do!"
Child Bridge: "Thank you for all you do for foster families. We couldn't do it without you!"
Sparrow's Nest of NW Montana: "Congratulations on your new facility."
Glacier Nordic Club: "What a great asset to our community."
Flathead Food Bank: "Keep up the good work!"
FOFAC: "Thanks for all that you do to help us stay safe in the backcountry! We can't wait until winter!"
Ravenwood Outdoor Learning Center: "Thank you for your important work!"
Ravenwood Outdoor Learning Center: "WE LOVE Ravenwood!!! The summer camp gave our son such confidence!"
Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation: "Keep up the great work!"
Whitefish Review: "Brian and Lindsay, Great work on the Review!!"
Tamarack Grief Resource Center: "Keep Up the good work."
Stumptown Art Studio: "We love your studio and all it provides."
Flathead Cancer Aid: "Thank you for all you do."
Alpine Theatre Project: "Love you all and LOVE what you create. You bless our community. Thank you."
"Love Stumptown Art Studio!"
"Go Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flathead County!"
"Thanks Abbie Shelter for the good work you do!"
"Thanks for being there Flathead Youth Home!"
"Keep up the good work Center for Restorative Youth Justice!
Abbie Shelter: "My God bless your good work. Thank you for what you do. "
Samaritan House: "My God bless this House. Thank you for all that you do. "
Farm Hands - Nourish the Flathead: "The application of farming and gardening in the education of our youth is instrumental in opening their eyes to not only nutrition, but problem solving and leadership skills. Farm Hands rocks!!"
Friends of Flathead Avalanche Center: "FOFAC! Thanks for being our friend on a powder day."
Whitefish Review: "Thanks Ryan, Brian and Crew. Great job for so many years!!"
CASA For Kids: "I am happy to donate to this valuable non-profit."
Child Bridge: "$ Plus prayer."
Whitefish Sports Facility Foundation: "Glacier Youth Hockey is a fabulous venue for the youth of the Flathead Valley."
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flathead County: "BBBS is awesome!"
Tamarack Grief: "We love TGRC!"
Nate Chute Foundation: "Thank you for all that you do for our community!"
WAG - "I love this park. I'm new to the area and my sweet pooch is used to running miles on the beach most days. She is slowly learning that THIS is the new beach! LOL"
CASA For Kids: "CASA advocates for foster children, giving the children a voice and support while they are in foster care."
Whitefish Review: "Happy to continue our support."
Whitefish Review: "Woot woot!"
Friends of Flathead Avalanche Center: "Thanks for all the great work!"
Nate Chute Foundation - "NCF is supporting our community in a way that is desperately needed by breaking the silence about suicide and helping build resilience in our young people. Hopefully we can look forward to a future where those struggling will reach out and lives can be saved."
Friends of the Flathead Avalanche Center: "I love FOFAC! Their classes are offered way below cost. Our gifts mean they can keep their classes accessible."
Friends of the Flathead Avalanche Center: "Glad to contribute more money towards the great education you all provide. Thanks from the Patrol Fund."
Whitefish Review: "Best thing ever!"
WAG: "Thank you for sharing your amazing park with our Lulabelle!!!"
Whitefish Veterans Support Team: "Great thanks to the veterans for their service and to the Whitefish Veterans Support Team for everything that you all do!"
Nate Chute Foundation: "Let's stand on the side of reaching out rather than silence."
Nate Chute Foundation: "I so appreciated hearing about the camp that was run to help young people talk together about concerns. Yes, suicide prevention starts wtih understanding and caring about one another."
North Valley Music School: "Camp Amadeus is a magical, musical summer experience for kids!"
DREAM Adaptive Recreation: "This is a wonderful program we've worked with since the beginning! It has been a great program for the school aged kids with disabilities in our area to learn new skills in winter sports! It has been a fun, courage and esteem building program for them!"
Whitefish Firefighter's Association: "Thanks for saving our house!"
"DREAM Adaptive is amazing. They provide opportunities to youth and adults that allow them to take part in activites they otherwise couldn't."
Glacier Institute: "Thanks for all you do."
"Love the Whitefish Review!"
DREAM Adaptive Recreation: "Great people, great organization - thank you!"
DREAM Adaptive Recreation: "Keep up the good work!"
Sparrow's Nest Northwest Montana: "Thank you for helping our local youth!"
Stumptown Art Studio: "Best field trips for our adopted classroom at Helena Flats! The kids just love it and so do we."
Casa For Kids: "So thankful for this organization and all their hard work!"
North Valley Music School "Keep up the great work!"
DREAM Adaptive Recreation: "What a wonderful program!"
Whitefish Review: "You inspire everyone you touch with the talent and good writing featured in every issue."
"The Whitefish Community Center is a wonderful, welcoming place for our senior population."
Habitat for Humanity of Flathead Valley: "Awesome group doing awesome work!!"
Whitefish Review: "Keep up the great work."
Whitefish Legacy Partners: "Love the new recreational opportunities!"
Glacier Institute: "A wonderful partner to Glacier National Park."
Glacier Nordic Club: "Hoping for another great winter on our local trails."
"Dream Adaptive Recreation is a wonderful organization and we are glad to support it."
Flathead Shelter Friends: "Love our animal friends!!!"
"North Valley Music School - you guys are the best!"
North Valley Music School: "Thanks to John Browning for getting the word out about this great music school!"
Thank you local businesses for your support kicking off the 4th annual Great Fish Community Challenge: Mackenzie River Pizza, Craggy Range, Whitefish Lake Restaurant, Buffalo Cafe, Subway of Whitefish, Jersey Boys Pizza, Great Northern Brewing Company, and Markus Foods.
Whitefish Review: "Retired and broke but, I have my nonprofits that deserve my donation. It's small in numbers but filled with heart."
"Flathead Youth Home, Fantastic Organization!"
"Alpine Theatre Project, Keep up the amazing work!"
"Whitefish Review, thanks for all you bring to our community. We are so fortunate!"
Samaritan House: "Keep up the great work for our homeless individuals and families."
The Great Fish Match Fund will start at $200,000. Your gift to the Match Fund will inspire our community to give. Click Donate Now to help the Match Grow!
Sign up to volunteer for the Great Fish Community Challenge Color Run and Community Celebration. Click Volunteer under the Nonprofits tab.
Come out and celebrate the Challenge that is helping our community run on September 8 Great Fish Community Challenge Color Run and Community Celebration
Over $15,000 in Incentive Grants will be awarded throughout the Challenge! Watch the Whitefish Pilot each week for the next incentive announcement.
A big thank you to The Wave Aquatic and Fittness Center for hosting the 4th annual Great Fish Launch event!