2023 Spring Grants Awarded

In accordance with its mission, the Spanish Peaks Community Foundation (SPCF) strives to make a positive impact on those who live and/or work in Big Sky. Therefore, when SPCF evaluates grant requests, it considers, and gives preference to, applications for local organizations and projects that deliver direct community services, educational support, affordable access to outdoor resources and recreation, and cultural opportunities that enrich the Big Sky community.

This spring SPCF received 26 grant applications with a total of $416,712 requested. This was SPCF’s largest grant cycle to date, as the Board awarded $353,262 to 22 different organizations. SPCF is planning to award approximately $800,000 in grants to local nonprofits in 2023 – our best year yet!

SPCF’s increased capacity to support the community directly reflects the generosity and compassion of the Spanish Peaks Mountain Club members and the Black Diamond Giving Program.

Spring 2023 Grant Recipients:

  • Arts Council of Big Sky
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Big Sky Country
  • Big Opportunities – Dental Care for the Latinx Population in Big Sky
  • Big Sky Community Food Bank & Resource Center
  • Big Sky Community Housing Trust
  • Big Sky Community Library – Children’s Library Programming
  • Big Sky Community Organization
  • Big Sky School District #72 – 4K Program
  • Big Sky Ski Education Foundation (BSSEF)
  • Bridgercare
  • Child Care Connections – GAP Scholarship Program
  • Crosscut Mountain Sports
  • Eagle Mount Bozeman
  • Grow Wild
  • Gallatin River Task Force – Middle Fork Restoration Project
  • Greater Gallatin United Way – Kids Link Summer Camp
  • Montana Shakespeare in the Parks
  • Morningstar Learning Center
  • BSSD#72 Parent Teacher Organization
  • THRIVE – BSSD#72 Child Advancement Project (CAP)
  • Warren Miller Performing Arts Center – the Montana Tiny Theatre
  • Wellness in Action (WIA)

Our Mission

The Spanish Peaks Community Foundation strategically directs the generous contributions of our members to meet the needs and support the quality of life of those living and working in the Big Sky community.

Foundation Grants

April 1st deadline for May grant consideration. October 1st deadline for November grant consideration. Evaluations for previously awarded grants must be received before new grant proposals will be considered.

Contact Us

Spanish Peaks Community Foundation
PO Box 161303
Big Sky, MT 59716


Clarissa Weirick

Executive Director:

Hannah Waterbury

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