our mission

Foster non-profit growth, simplify giving, build endowments, and distribute funds to benefit our community.

who we are

We strive to meet our mission by providing strong programs to assist local organizations.  These programs offer funding opportunities, networking, collaboration and a tool for charitable giving.


COVID-19 Community Emergency Response Fund

Sweet Grass Community Foundation has launched a COVID-19 Community Emergency Response Fund to provide flexible resources to nonprofits helping those directly impacted by COVID-19.

The fund is available to local non-profits and tax-exempt organizations, such as schools, who are working directly with local residents and families most affected by emerging health and economic impacts. 
**This fund is not able to provide grants to individuals or businesses.

We are working closely with partners in our community to ensure the grants awarded meet the greatest needs.  In order to move resources quickly, we are not hosting a formal application process.  You may email us at grants@sweetgrasscommunityfoundation.org to make us aware of your organization’s current needs and the demand of your services.

For questions, please email Corry at cseitz@sweetgrasscommunityfoundation.org

If you would like to make a donation to this fund, click here to Donate. To ensure we move resources as efficiently as possible and respond to needs of communities most impacted, we are not considering restricted donations at this time. The Emergency Response Fund was created to pool resources and aid as many residents as possible.

This Fund was not created to be the only vehicle resourcing critical community activities during this outbreak. Rather it is working to facilitate getting more targeted resources into the community where it’s needed most. If the COVID-19 Community Response Fund priorities align with your values, please consider making a donation. However, this is a critical time for so many, including the nonprofit organizations who’ve benefited from your giving in the past. Please continue to give to organizations you regularly support, and those that need your help at this crucial time. Now is the time to double down for our community as we have greater awareness of the depth and scale of the long-term ramifications of the outbreak.

what people have to say

The Community Fundraiser is our biggest fundraiser. It creates awareness & funding for our organization. People love to give this time of year. They know their donations go further because of the match SGCF provides."

Jennifer Tulley, Big Timber After School Club - SGCF Project

Without the RDR Community Fundraiser we would not be able to continue helping so many people in our community who are going through hardships because of cancer."

Ann Tyler, Sweet Grass Cancer Alliance - SGCF Project

A very important and visible demonstration of how SGCF has succeeded in strengthening community was the awards event for the 2014 Raw Deal Run Community Fundraiser."

Shirley Layne, Sweet Grass Arts Alliance

I am a huge supporter of SGCF, because it raises community awareness and support of, and helps raise funding for, so many local non-profit organizations."

Cookie Agnew, SGC Partners In Education - SGCF Project

Fantastic event, fantastic results, beyond my expectations. (RDR Community Fundraiser) "

Alan Ronneberg, Sweet Grass County Search and Rescue