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Past Grant Awards

2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009

In 2018, our tenth year of awarding grants, the recipients were:

Boys & Girls Club of the Flathead Reservation
CASA of Lake & Sanders Co.
Flathead Lakers
International Choral Festival
L.C.C.D.C. Leadership Course
Lights Under the Big Sky Event
Mission Valley Ice Arena Association
Mission Valley Live
Mission Valley Aquatics
Miracle of America Museum
Ninepipes Museum
North Lake Co. Public Library District
P.E.A.C.E. (Red Flag Retreat)
Polson Loaves & Fishes
Polson Farm to School Program
Polson Pickleball Project
Polson K-9 Program
Seventh Ave. Skate Park

In 2017, our ninth year of awarding grants, the recipients were:

Boys & Girls Club of the Flathead Reservation
Flathead Lake International Cinemafest
Friends of Lake County Fairgrounds
Helping Hands Fund (Baby-Box-project)
Lake County Community Development (LCCDC)
Miracle of America Museum
Mission Valley Ice Arena Association
Mission Valley Live
Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana
North Lake County Public Library District
PEACE
Polson Fairgrounds, Inc
Polson – Flathead Historical Museum
Polson School District Gifted & Talented Program
PYSA – Polson Youth Soccer Association
Sunburst Community Service Foundation
U of M Foundation – Flathead Lake Biological Station


In 2016, our eighth year of awarding grants, the recipients were:

Crown of the Continent Guitar Foundation
Flathead Lake International Cinemafest (FLIC)
Friends of Lake County Fairgrounds
Lake County Parks Board
Mission Valley Aquatics
Mission Valley Christian Academy
Mission Valley Ice Arena & Polson Winterfest
North Lake County Public Library
Onward & Upward
Polson Middle School – Media Mania project
Polson Youth Soccer Association (PYSA)


In 2015, our seventh year of awarding grants, the recipients were:

Dayton Proctor Park Association
Flathead Lake International Cinemafest (FLIC)
Flathead Lakers
Lake House Project
Mission Valley Mariners
Mission Valley Aquatics
Onward & Upward
Sandpiper Art Gallery


In 2014, our sixth year of awarding grants, the recipients were:

Boys and Girls Club
Dayton Proctor Park Association
Flathead Lake International Cinemafest (FLIC)
Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry
Mission Valley Aquatics
Polson School District
Polson Fairgrounds
Polson Youth Soccer
Polson Ski Club
Safe Harbor


In 2013, our fifth year of awarding grants, the recipients were:

Big Brothers, Big Sisters
Boys and Girls Club
Flathead Lake International Cinemafest (FLIC)
Helping Hands
Miracle of America Museum
Mission Valley Animal Shelter
Mission Valley Aquatics
Ninepipes Museum
North Lake County Public Library
Polson Chamber, Beautification Committee
Polson School District


In 2012, our fourth year of awarding grants, the recipients were:

Big Brothers and Big Sisters
CASA
Cheerful Heart
Dayton Proctor Park Association
DOVES
Flathead Lake International Cinemafest (FLIC)
Flathead Lakers
Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry
Mission Valley Animal Shelter
Mission Valley Aquatics
North Lake County Public Library


In 2011, our third year of awarding grants, the recipients were:

Loaves & Fish Food Pantry
Community Gardens
Carl A. Ross Memorial Foundation—Red Cross swim program
Foster Grandparents Program
Boys & Girls Club
Miracle of America Museum
Polson Flathead Historical Museum
North Lake County Public Library
Polson Community Development Agency


In 2010, our second year of awarding grants, the recipients were:

Family Matters/Coalition for Kids
Loaves and Fishes Pantry
Mission Mountain Enterprises
Big Arm Association
Carl A. Ross Foundation—2011 swim program
Miracle of America Museum
Foster Grandparents Program
CASA
Polson City Library


At the conclusion of our first year, we are able to award our first grants in 2009:

Girls ages 11 to 14 will learn leadership skills at a summer camp that lead to productive, meaningful, violence-free lives. (Domestic Violence Education Services: DOVES).
Residents in the greater Polson area will receive clearer details on numerous benefits gained by establishing a North County Public Library District. (Polson City Library grant.)
Parents will learn how to capture teachable moments that enhance their child’s language, social development, and motor skills. (Coalition for Kids.)

An educational series will be held next summer at Polson Flathead Historical Museum in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of homesteading on the Reservation.
A Saturday night hang-out for youth looking for good clean fun with like-minded peers will receive matching funds for a projector to provide more activities at the Zone Café.
Mission Valley Aquatics will be assisted in printing the “Case for Support” folders, a marketing tool to complement their capital campaign.

Cancer patients and families will have a more spacious, private and accessible area used for weekly oncology visits. (St. Joseph Medical Center.)

The John Dowdall Theatre will soon be enhanced with more spacious and beautiful landscaping for intermission enjoyment. (Mission Valley Friends of the Arts.)
A community art studio will be available through a remodel of Sandpiper Gallery.