Over the years, High Stakes Foundation has worked with many, many nonprofits that are doing wonderful work throughout the state of Montana. We use this page to highlight some of those many accomplishments. If you are one of our partners, please submit your success stories to Ann at


Yaak Valley Forest Council

Yaak Valley Forest Council

Check out this recent article in Scientific American about YVFC’s work with the Black Ram Climate Refuge.


MAPS Media Institute

MAPS Media Institute

MAPS Media Institute was named “Trailblazers in Diversity” and received an Emmy for the NATAS Governors’ Award in 2023! Congratulations and thanks for your important work, MAPS students and teachers.

Glacier-Two Medicine Alliance

Glacier-Two Medicine Alliance, together with Blackfeet and other conservation partners just reached a settlement agreement with Solenex, LLC to permanently retire the last oil and gas lease in the Badger-Two Medicine. This historic accomplishment has been many years in the making and will be the first time in 40 years that there will be no oil and gas drilling in the sacred Badger-Two Medicine. Learn more here.

Women in Ranching

Check out this awesome video from our friends at the Western Landowners Alliance highlighting their Women in Ranching program.


Prickly Pear Land Trust

PPLT had a recent ‘win’ in their work at Sevenmile Creek, where a new channel was activated that will improve the health of the riparian area.

Climate Smart Missoula

“Let’s not turn away from difficult news and dire projections. Instead let’s all rise to the urgency of today and take action.” ~ Climate Smart Missoula

Check out this important piece, Opinion: Moving forward with best climate solutions, in the Missoulian by our friends at Climate Smart Missoula.