Celebrate Anaconda! Slideshow

In case you had to miss Celebrate Anaconda!, here is the slideshow.  It is a big file (with lots of big news) so just be a little bit patient with the download.  CELEBRATE ANACONDA! 2014  Thanks to all of those who attended – and are “Saying if Forward” to our Anaconda businesses.

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One-of-a-Kind Workshop: Investing for Non-Profits

“Investing for Non-Profit Organizations”  Register today!
Join us in Anaconda the morning of June 5th to participate in a discussion on the basics of investing for non-profits and best practices for structuring and managing portfolios for the long-term.  Mr. Bob Clelland will share his experiences from a 30 year career working with charitable organizations and institutional funds.   Bob is the President of Clelland & Company, an independent investment advisory firm based in La Jolla, California. Founded in 1989, the firm works with families of substantial net worth, foundations, endowments and pension plans. The company currently advises on over $250 million in assets.  There is no cost to participate as Mr. Clelland is donating his time.  To register and RSVP, simply email gloria@anacondacommunBobClellandWorkshopFlyerJune52014ityfoundation.org or call 406.563.5259.

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Think Spring: Spring Grant Round Now Open

The Anaconda Community Foundation is pleased to announce it is now accepting proposals for grant awards.  The Anaconda Community Foundation was established in 2007 to help the people of Anaconda-Deer Lodge County build a permanent financial legacy to support charitable work in the Anaconda area forever.

Thanks to generous donors, the grant amount for the spring round will allow for grants in the $500 – $1,000 range depending on applications.  The deadline for applications is 5:00pm, Friday, April 4th.    Application

Applicants must be tax-exempt, non-profit organizations as defined under Section 501c(3), public agencies or a unit of government.  Applications for projects of most interest to the Anaconda Community Foundation include those that benefit the most people within Anaconda/Deer Lodge County as possible, meet critical community needs and/or  requests for on-going operating expenses, with matching grants for endowment purposes.

Each applicant must submit a completed Grant Application form to the Anaconda Community Foundation.  All applications will be reviewed and ranked by the Awards Committee. High scoring applications will be reviewed by the entire Anaconda Community Foundation Board with the final awards decisions made by the board.

Items not eligible for Anaconda Community Foundation funding:  grants to individuals, testimonial dinners, grants to political organizations or purposes, religious organizations, requests that are discriminatory, or which pose an unacceptable conflict of interest to the community.

The grant application form is available upon request by contacting Gloria O’Rourke at 406.563.5259

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$9,500 = 11

L to R: Rose Nyman, Lydia Janosko, Kris Smith, Gus Smith, Kitty Basirico and John Collin

Thanks to Anaconda’s generous donors, the Anaconda Community Foundation was able to give $9,500 to 11 hard working agencies in Anaconda for the 2013 Fall Grant Round.  Award winners include:  Job Corps $1,000 for fuel to work on Anaconda projects; Boys and Girls Club $500 for its learning store; Copper Village Museum and Art Center $1,000 from the Community Improvement fund for mural project; Anaconda Food Bank Community Garden $1,000 for implementation; Little Copperhead Football $500 for equipment; Discovery House $1,000 for operations; Pintler Suicide Awareness and Prevention $1,000 for program projects; Toys for Tots $500 for materials; Young People’s Open Theater $1,000 production costs; Anaconda Trails Society   $1,000 grant match; Smelter City Family Development $1,000 for disabled and elderly client services.

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ACF Fall Grant Round Now Open!

The Anaconda Community Foundation is pleased to announce it is now accepting proposals for grant awards.  The Anaconda Community Foundation was established in 2007 to help the people of Anaconda-Deer Lodge County build a permanent financial legacy to support charitable work in the Anaconda area forever.

Grant proposals are now being accepted for  projects initiated by Anaconda’s nonprofits.  The typical grant amount is in the $500 – $1,000 range but larger grants may be considered depending on the number of applications and the need addressed.  The deadline for applications is 5:00pm, Thursday, October 10th.    

Applicants must be tax-exempt, non-profit organizations as defined under Section 501c(3), public agencies or a unit of government.  Applications for projects of most interest to the Anaconda Community Foundation include those that benefit the most people within Anaconda/Deer Lodge County as possible, meet critical community needs and/or  requests for on-going operating expenses, with matching grants for endowment purposes.

Each applicant must submit a completed Grant Application form to the Anaconda Community Foundation.  All applications will be reviewed and ranked by the Awards Committee. High scoring applications will be reviewed by the entire Anaconda Community Foundation Board with the final awards decisions made by the board.

Items not eligible for Anaconda Community Foundation funding:  grants to individuals, testimonial dinners, grants to political organizations or purposes, religious organizations, requests that are discriminatory, or which pose an unacceptable conflict of interest to the community.

The grant application form is available upon request by contacting Gloria O’Rourke at 406.563.5259 or visit this link:  ACF Grant Application Form.

 

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Celebrate Anaconda! Slideshow

Enjoy the best of Anaconda with our Celebrate Anaconda! slideshow – a collection of photos from Anaconda’s amazing non-profits.  If YOU have a photo or organization to add, email ACF.

CELEBRATE ANACONDA!

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Celebrate Anaconda!

Join us on May 2nd to Celebrate Anaconda!  

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ACF SPRING GRANT ROUND NOW OPEN

Spring Grant Round – Deadline is 5:00pm, March 15th.

Thanks to generous “I want to give back” community members, the Anaconda Community Foundation is able to announce it is now accepting spring grant applications.    The grant amount for the spring round will allow for grants in the $500 – $1,000 range depending on applications.

ACF Grant Application Form

Applicants must be tax-exempt, non-profit organizations as defined under Section 501c(3), public agencies or a unit of government.  Applications for projects of most interest to the Anaconda Community Foundation include those that benefit the most people within Anaconda/Deer Lodge County as possible, meet critical community needs and/or  requests for on-going operating expenses, with matching grants for endowment purposes.

Each applicant must submit a completed Grant Application form to the Anaconda Community Foundation.  All applications will be reviewed and ranked by the Awards Committee. High scoring applications will be reviewed by the entire Anaconda Community Foundation Board with the final awards decisions made by the board.

Items not eligible for Anaconda Community Foundation funding:  grants to individuals, testimonial dinners, grants to political organizations or purposes, religious organizations, requests that are discriminatory, or which pose an unacceptable conflict of interest to the community.

The grant application form is available upon request by contacting Gloria O’Rourke at 406.563.5259 or  ACF Grant Application Form.

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ACF Announces Fall Grant Round

ANACONDA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ACCEPTING GRANT PROPOSALS

The Anaconda Community Foundation is pleased to announce it is now accepting proposals for grant awards.  The Anaconda Community Foundation was established in 2007 to help the people of Anaconda-Deer Lodge County build a permanent financial legacy to support charitable work in the Anaconda area forever.

The grant amount for the fall round will allow for grants in the $500 – $1,000 range depending on applications.  The deadline for applications is 5:00pm, Friday, October 12th.

ACF Grant Application Form

Applicants must be tax-exempt, non-profit organizations as defined under Section 501c(3), public agencies or a unit of government.  Applications for projects of most interest to the Anaconda Community Foundation include those that benefit the most people within Anaconda/Deer Lodge County as possible, meet critical community needs and/or  requests for on-going operating expenses, with matching grants for endowment purposes.

Each applicant must submit a completed Grant Application form to the Anaconda Community Foundation.  All applications will be reviewed and ranked by the Awards Committee. High scoring applications will be reviewed by the entire Anaconda Community Foundation Board with the final awards decisions made by the board.

Items not eligible for Anaconda Community Foundation funding:  grants to individuals, testimonial dinners, grants to political organizations or purposes, religious organizations, requests that are discriminatory, or which pose an unacceptable conflict of interest to the community.

The grant application form is available upon request by contacting Gloria O’Rourke at 406.563.5259 or  ACF Grant Application Form.

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