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The High Stakes Foundation

The High Stakes Foundation supports visionary people and organizations in Montana through grants and program related investments. We fund transformational ideas that promote equality, climate change solutions, economic development, local agriculture, sustainable communities, ecosystem preservation and leadership.


We support proactive solutions to protect the environment.


We champion increased opportunity and robust, sustainable local economies.


We encourage the next generation of Montana community leaders.


We value a vibrant, informed democracy and promote a just, equitable society.

Increasing the odds for everyone

We primarily provide general operating support grants to dynamic, mission-aligned changemakers. Annual application deadlines are April 1 and September 1.

Featured Grantee

Soft Landing Introduces United We Eat

Current-year grantee Soft Landing Missoula was recently highlighted by Montana Public Radio for their new venture called, "United We Eat." Per Soft Landing and MPR, the "new roving supper club is showcasing the culinary talent of refugees and offering a chance for...



Our annual application deadlines are April 1 and September 1.

If you have any questions in advance of applying, please contact our Grant Administrator Megan Robson at (406) 926-1519.


Previous Grantees

$6,000,000 (and counting!) in funds awarded.