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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 small businessesequal opportunity, and resilient communities that are inclusive of everyone.

We are not currently accepting grant applications.
Our next grant cycle will be open from March 1- April 1, 2022.  

As leaders of our own families, neighborhoods, and organizations, let’s work together to not only get through this but to envision and create the world we want to live in.  Crisis presents challenges and opportunities but it is a terrible thing to waste. Here’s to continuing to work together to build a better world, and a better tomorrow.

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CLIMATE CHANGE

We support proactive solutions to protect the environment.

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CONSERVATION

We believe in conserving public lands for future generations.

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LOCAL FOOD SYSTEMS

We support local food security in Montana.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

We champion increased opportunity and robust, sustainable local economies.

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LEADERSHIP

We encourage the next generation of Montana community leaders.

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SOCIAL JUSTICE

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

What we fund:

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

 

FAQs

 

Grant Application: We not are currently accepting grant applications. 

If you have any questions in advance of applying, please email us at LOI@highstakesfoundation.org or contact us at (406) 969-5865.

 

Previous Grantees

$7,500,000 (and counting!) in funds awarded.