Project funds are established with qualified organizations for a specific community purpose/project. Contributions can be made to the Foundation to the project’s fund and disbursements are made from the fund to cover expenses of the specific project. This type of fund provides local qualified organizations more opportunities to fulfill their mission and make a difference in our community.
A donor or donors who wish to remain involved in the grantmaking process from their fund may establish a donor-advised fund and have the privilege of making non-binding recommendations on grants during their life-time.
A designated fund provides permanent support for a specified charitable organization(s). For many donors, this is an ideal way to provide ongoing support for organizations that they have supported over the years.
The donor specifies an interesting area and SGCF has the discretion to make grants within the donor’s interest area.
Agency funds are established by nonprofit organizations to provide annual income for the charities themselves, relieving them of the responsibility of managing their investments.
Scholarship funds provide grants for educational assistance. Donors will recommend an academic focus and eligibility criteria for their fund.
Unrestricted funds are the most flexible type of fund. These funds are ideal for donors who want to build maximum versatility into their charitable giving and place responsibility with the SGCF Board of Directors to make the decisions on the best use of these funds to address a range of community needs.
The field of interest funds allows the donor(s) to specify areas of interest when establishing their fund and the Foundation has the discretion to mak...
To provide funding for projects and programs to enrich education In Sweet Grass County public schools.'Thank you for your support of the educational s...
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This grant helped us bring ‘Every Brilliant Thing’ to our high school. Students were able to role play and have a discussion about suicide, depression, and resilience. The goal, to diminish the shame associated with suicide and mental illness and bring awareness of depression and suicide to students and staff with SGHS.