Charitable Foundation
 
Town Pump Charitable Foundation

Mission Statement:  The Town Pump Charitable Foundation was established in 1999 with the mission of providing financial support to Montana charitable or governmental organizations  with a priority of supporting/meeting basic needs and education for Montana citizens.

Qualifications/Requirements:  In general, an organization seeking financial support from the Foundation must be a 501(c)(3) or governmental entity.  The grant must be used for charitable purposes and primarily for the benefit of Montana citizens.  The organization must be able to provide a copy of the IRS determination letter showing non-profit status or provide evidence of governmental status.

Contact Information:  If your organization is interested in seeking financial support from the Town Pump Charitable Foundation please send a brief letter outlining your mission, the project you want to support, the amount of funds you are requesting and a copy of your IRS determination letter.  Also include the name and phone number of the contact person.  Please do not send videotapes, CD’s or an extensive presentation binder, if we need further information we will contact you with our questions.  Please allow two to three weeks for processing.  Send your letter of request to:

Town Pump Charitable Foundation
Attn:   Grant Committee
P.O. Box 6000
Butte, MT  59702 

Sampling of Grantees:

Montana Hope Project -Fulfilling wishes for chronically ill children and their families.
 
Montana Special Olympics - Providing programs of physical fitness, sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with mental and developmental disabilities.

Montana Food Banks - Providing food support for our hungry Montana neighbors.
 
Red Cross -Providing emergency assistance during times of disaster and crises.
 
Montana Boy Scouts - Program for boys and young adults to build character, to train in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and to develop personal fitness.

Montana Girl Scouts - Program encourages increased skill building and responsibility, and also promotes the development of strong leadership and decision-making skills.
 
Big Brothers Big Sisters - Providing one-to-one mentoring relationships between adult volunteers and children at risk.
 
CASA of Montana Inc. - Providing trained volunteers appointed by judges to speak out for the best interest of a child who has been removed from their home through no fault of their own.
 
Montana Peaks, Inc. - Established in 1993 to develop education and job training programs for disadvantaged populations with an emphasis on women and minorities.
 
Multiple Sclerosis Association of America - Through MSAA and its Home Modification program, assists many Montanans affected by multiple sclerosis enrich their quality of life an remain safely independent in their own homes.
 
Florence Crittenton Home - Help remodel bedrooms that will be homes for teen mothers and their babies to live in a safe family environment.
 
Newspapers in Education Program - Provides newspapers to classrooms all over Montana.