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Join us in activities and the creation of a permanent endowment fund to support the needs of the greater Polson community

Our Vision:

We facilitate and invest in the development of a robust welcoming community where all have the opportunity to be healthy, educated, creative, productive and prosperous.

Mission:  The directors of the Greater Polson Community Foundation will: 

Promote philanthropy

Financially support initiatives that build our community

Collaborate and partner with others

Inspire community pride and unity

Latest News


June Syvrud Music Scholarship

June Syvrud’s family is establishing a music scholarship fund honoring June’s true love for music. She was a performing artist as a vocalist, pianist and saxophone player. June’s role as a lead vocalist in many local musicals at the Port Polson Lake theater brought joy to many in the Mission Valley Community. Her greatest achievement […]

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Polson Philanthropist John Cowan creates a Legacy

John Cowan – Losing a Friend and Champion of Philanthropy   On March 11, we and many others lost a great friend and generous philanthropist in John Cowan. John was born in Bellefonte, PA on March 7, 1937 to John D. Cowan and Elizabeth Fowler Cowan. The family soon moved to Charleston, SC and subsequently […]

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GPCF Boosts the Boys & Girls Club

GPCF Awards $50,000 and Pledges Another $50,000 to New Polson B&G Club Facility The Greater Polson Community Foundation (GPCF) hand-delivered $50,000 to the new Boys and Girls Club (B&G Club) soon to be constructed in Polson, and pledged another $50,000. This donation is the largest the GPCF has made since it was first organized in […]

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Latest Events


Clean Up! ~ Green Up!

CLEAN UP GREEN UP FLYER file:///C:/Users/GPCF/Pictures/Polson%20Clean%20Up%202019[4951520].pdf

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Polson soon to be in BLOOM

The Polson Chamber of Commerce is asking for your sustaining support for the Polson Hanging Flower Baskets and Holiday Decorations. Thanks to your generosity, we are able to continue a more than 20-year tradition that has enhanced the visual appeal and western welcome to Polson, creating an inviting place for residents and visitors. The Polson […]

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GIRLS…Make a Statement – PEACE weekend retreat!

PEACE received the Greater Polson Community Foundation Grant to hold this special retreat! We have partnered with Statement, a non-profit organization out of Spokane, WA which has developed this amazing material! Participants will come away with a better understanding of:• How to recognize red flags in dating abuse• How to identify the different forms of […]

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