Combining Art and Our Outdoor Spaces   On February 7th, the Old Roosevelt Project received a 1:1 matching grant for $10,000 from the National Endowment of the Arts to reinvent the outdoor spaces at Old Roosevelt. In creating theses outdoor spaces, we will work with local artists to capture the creative spirit and vibrancy of […]

Getting Together to Talk About Youth Danielle Shilling, Youth Internship AmeriCorp VISTA, Red Lodge Area Community Foundation   On Wednesday, February 7th the Foundation hosted a Youth Steering Committee meeting at Old Roosevelt. This meeting brought together various voices in our community focusing on youth engagement. With over thirty participants there was a wide range […]

What Do We Do? What does the Foundation really do? We work alongside community members and cross sector organizations to facilitate community conversations to remove barriers and build assets, through shared responsibilities and collective leadership from every sector. We focus on recognizing and identifying the tension of what is and what could be that drives […]

Arts and Culture is Becoming More Robust In Red Lodge   Music to Our Ears On January 5th, 60 people enjoyed a concert featuring Baroque Music Montana under the direction of Carrie Krause at the home of Mitzi and Jim Vorachek, with refreshments provided by Babcock and Miles and Honey’s. Everyone enjoyed the amazing music […]

Check out the Good News with Community Nonprofits   Keeping Charities Focused on Their Mission, Not Paperwork A fiscal sponsor is a nonprofit organization that provides financial oversight and other administrative services to help build the capacity of charitable projects. The Foundation is currently the fiscal sponsor for 13 awesome community organizations. One of the […]

What’s Up with Connected Youth?   The Early Childhood Development Program Supporting Young Families With the recent closure of an in-home daycare, the Early Childhood Fund has become even more important. This fund supports families that struggle with affording daycare and preschool and it has already funded 4 families with over $2,000 since December. In […]

What’s Going On In Our Resilient Community? Keeping Salvation Army In Our Community Did you know that 90% of the funds raised from the Salvation Army bell ringers in Red Lodge stay in Carbon County? During the holiday season, 49 volunteers rang the bell, contributing 82 hours and raising $5,200, equating to $63.42 an hour […]

Get funded for your charitable causes! There are currently two grants that are open now that are easy to apply for and can help you fund your next project. Red Lodge Rotary Club Gives $7,000 to Youth Programs The Red Lodge Rotary club holds the “Instant Wine Cellar” fundraiser in the Fall to raise funds […]

Are you passionate about transportation services for Carbon County?   The Red Lodge Area Community Foundation is looking for community members, local government officials, and representatives of local organizations to join the Carbon County Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC). The TAC will be an advisory group that assesses and prioritizes local transportation needs. Members will meet […]

Meet Danielle and Brittnee! We would like to introduce the newest members to our Team and new members in the community, AmeriCorps VISTAs Danielle Shilling and Brittnee Coiner. They have joined our team to start building capacity for the Early Childhood Development Program and The Youth Internship Program. The AmeriCorps VISTA program is a federal […]