Rural Community Endowments in Central Montana

Central Montana Foundation is proud to work with 11 rural community endowment committees including Denton, Garfield County, Grass Range, Hobson, Judith Basin, Judith Gap, Moore, Petroleum County, Roy, Wheatland County and Winifred. Each has its own committee and grant program, supported in part by an annual gift from Central Montana Foundation's Mildred Bryte Estate. 

Denton Endowment: Denton Endowment Committee members include Brandy Barber, Cory Hershberger, Pam Linker, Sheila Tesarek, Bob Morris and Josh Webber. The committee considers grant requests once per year. Applications are due Nov. 1. Denton uses Central Montana Foundation's grant application, click here.  For more information, contact Josh Webber at 406-567-2226, or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Garfield County Endowment: Garfield County Endowment Committee members include Mareta Brusett, BG FitzGerald, Sandy Gibson, Earline Lawrence and Holly Harbaugh. The committee typically meets in the spring to review grant applications and makes awards in May. Click here for Garfield County Endowment grant application. For more information, contact Holly Harbaugh at 406-557-2324 or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Grass Range Community Foundation: Grass Range Foundation Board members include Russ Degner, Zelma Degner, L.J. Olson, Albert Seaholm, Peggy Nelson, Jacob Jessen and Debby Olson. The board typically meets quarterly to review and award grants, or as needs arise. Click here for Grass Range Community Foundation grant application. For more information, contact Debby Olson at 406-366-0370 or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Hobson Endowment: Hobson Endowment committee members include Shawn Auck, Traci Mikkelsen, Sara Stevenson, Mike Woods and Bill Hesselbart. The committee considers grant requests twice per year, with applications due May 1 and September 1. Click here for Hobson Endowment's grant application.  For more information, contact Bill Hesselbart at 406-423-5369, or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Judith Basin Endowment: Judith Basin Endowment committee members include Tess Brady, Vicky McCray, Mike Ridgeway, Dave Roen, Mike Youderian, Norma Zimmer and Ollie Urick. The committee considers grant requests once per year in November. For more information, contact Tess Brady at 406-566-2633, or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Judith Gap Endowment: Judith Gap Endowment committee members include Tim Mauws, Marvin Mauws and Jeff Volf. The committee meets annually, typically in early December. Click here for Judith Gap Endowment's grant application. For more information, contact Tim Mauws at 406-473-2366, or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Moore Endowment: Moore Endowment committee members include Gary Greenwood, Koly Hertel, Barbara Hickey, Mike Tyler and Ray Erickson. Moore Endowment meets throughout the year as needs arise. Click here for Moore Endowment's grant application.  For more information, contact Gary Greenwood at 406-374-2363.

Petroleum County Endowment: Petroleum County Endowment committee members include Diane Ahlgren, Gari King, Jim Johnke, Raye Ann Lund, Joan Murphy, Carol Ann Schaeffer and Jolene Shaw. Grant applications are considered once per year with applications due by May 1. Click here for Petroleum County Endowment's grant application. For more information, contact Gari King at 406-429-5821 or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Roy Endowment: Roy Endowment Committee members include Jackie Grimsrud, Linda Jones, Paul Pallas, Matt deRosier and Shelly Willmore. The committee considers grant requests once per year in November. For more information, contact Shelly Willmore at 406-464-7411, or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wheatland County Community Foundation: Wheatland County Community Foundation members include Jeff Sell, Mandie Reed, Dane Elwood, Pam Stevens, Jane Moe and Lauri Teig. They consider grant requests once per year. Click here for Wheatland County Community Foundation's grant application. For more information, contact Mandie Reed at 406-632-4728, or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Winifred Endowment: Winifred Endowment committee members are Keith Arntzen, Shirley Benes, Bruce Udelhoven, Betty Wickens and John Wickens. The committee considers requests once per year in the early fall. Click here for Winifred Endowment's grant application. For more information, contact Shirley Benes at 406-462-5316, or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.