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Southwest Montana COVID-19 Response Fund Created to Address Immediate Needs

In response to the crisis, two local organizations launch community response fund to address the pressing needs of individuals and the organizations serving them

March 23, 2020 - A new fund, the Southwest Montana COVID-19 Response Fund, has been created to rapidly mobilize resources to meet increased needs in our local communities resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The creation of the fund is a joint effort between the Greater Gallatin United Way (GGUW) and Bozeman Area Community Foundation (BACF) to streamline supp

Help Our Community Fight the Spread of COVID-19

To all volunteers, organizations, businesses, and individuals in Southwest Montana:

We are encouraged and uplifted by our community’s desire to help one another and mitigate the effects of COVID-19. While we understand the urgency you may feel to act, the best thing you can do for others right now is flatten the curve and practice social distancing. #flattenthecurve

The Economic Contribution of Montana's Nonprofits - Mt Dept of Labor & Industry, Nov. 2016

There are over 2,000 nonprofit establishments throughout Montana. These nonprofits have a wide range of purposes that are ultimately intended to benefit the community. Think of United Way, the Humane Society, or Habitat for Humanity as a few examples among many. Many individuals receive the benefits of nonprofits, perhaps without even realizing it. Consider the enjoyment of the symphony, the theater, or a museum. These art and entertainment organizations are often nonprofits. Or consider education at a private school.