The Columbus Community Foundation awards grants to non-profits serving the Columbus Community on an annual basis. 

Eligibility: All projects must be sponsored by an organization with 501(c)3 status or a tax-exempt governmental unit serving the Columbus Community. All projects must be designed to be completed within one year.
 

Areas of Interest: The CCF Supports Grants that address one or more of the following areas:

  1. Arts and Culture
  2. Basic Human Needs
  3. Economic and/or Community Development
  4. Education
  5. Natural Resources and Conservation

Columbus Community Foundation Grant History

2019:  $3840.35

Stillwater County 4-H

$1080.00

4-H Dog Project

Project Hope

$960.35

Lighting and Equipment for        Donations  

DSVS

$1800.00

Rent for seven months

2018:  $5465

Stillwater County 4-H

$1000.00

4-H Dog Project

Columbus Senior Center

$3800.00

Dishwasher

Kruizin' 4 Seniors

$665.00

Assistance with Raffle Printing

2017: $9429.94

Stillwater County 4-H

$2000.00

4-H Pig Barn Upgrades

Stillwater Valley Watershed Council

$1000.00

Columbus Area Weed Eradication

Project Hope

$849.00

Freezer

Columbus Mental Health

$1689.00

New Curriculum Materials for addiction treatments

Columbus Community Congregational Church

$1070.00

Local Church Camp Scholarships

Stillwater Billings Clinic

$1200.00 150 bike helmets for area youth

Stillwater Youth Center

$1621.94 New Windows 

2016: $8,064.64

Stillwater Youth Center

$2000.00

New Spaces – indoor remodel project and outdoor landscaping project

Stillwater Valley Watershed Council

$2500.00

Columbus Area Weed Eradication

Project Hope

$1500.00

Flooring Project

Stillwater Legacy Trails

$563.00

Haunted House

Stillwater Billings Clinic

$1501.64

Prescription Drug Abuse Program in the Columbus Schools

2015: $4,000

Stillwater Valley Watershed Council

$2500.00

Weed Control Efforts – Columbus area on the Stillwater River

Compassionate Friends

$1500.00

Forever Loved Memorial Garden

2014: $8,500

Camp Postcard

$2000.00

Camp Postcard

Museum of the Beartooths

$500.00

They Built Columbus and Montana Book Project

Project Hope

$1650.00

Smoothie Program

Special K Ranch

$850.00

Equipment, teaching and training supplies for the SKR Equestrian Program

Stillwater Youth Center

$3500.00

Two new air conditioning units at the Stillwater Youth Center

2013: $2,350

Special K Ranch

$1100.00

Equestrian Program

Project Hope

$1250.00

Nutrition Plus Program

2012: $7,297.74

Kruizin 4 Seniors

$297.74

Backdrop supplies

Special K Ranch

$1000.00

Training-staff/volunteer

Project Hope

$3000.00

Food Drive

Stillwater Youth Center

$3000.00 (challenge Grant)

Inflatable play set

2011: $1,650

Kruizin 4 Seniors

$300.00

Camera

Columbus Community Garden

$800.00

Pergola for the Garden

Columbus Elementary 2nd Grade

$550.00

Veteran's Wall

2010: $1,025

Museum of the Beartooths

375.00

Archival Supplies

Compassionate Friends of the Stillwater Valley

300.00

Brochure/Pamphlets

Kruizin 4 Seniors

350.00

Santa Su

2009: $4,800

Friends of the Stillwater County Library

$800.00

Shelving

Museum of the Beartooths

$1000.00

Brochures

Project Hope

$2500.00

Awning

Upward Cheerleading

$500.00

Scholarships

2008: $10,000

Kid's Club

$1300.00

Refrigerator/microwave

Stillwater Youth Center

$1375.00

Entrance Way

Stillwater Community Coalition

$4700.00

After School Program

Stillwater Community Hospital

$1375.00

Security Cameras

Museum of the Beartooths

$750.00

Match for signage

Upward Basketball

$500.00

Scholarships