The Clark Fork Watershed Education Program (CFWEP) annually conducts an educational camp for ages 12-17 to impart recreational skills, values, and history of this important river watershed. The 2013 camp was jointly supported by the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation and Montana Resources. Read the full story here.
As Thanksgiving nears and with it the holiday season, agencies that serve the hungry and homeless across Montana are saying a heartfelt thank you to the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation. Above and beyond what it typically donates each year to state food banks, pantries, rescue missions, food networks and homeless shelters, the Missoula-based foundation […]
On Tuesday November 19th, at the annual National Philanthropy Day event held in Billings, the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation was named “Outstanding Foundation of the Year” by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Montana Chapter. National Philanthropy Day is a special day set aside to recognize and pay tribute to the great contributions that philanthropy […]
Montana Rail Link President Tom Walsh presented Montana State University President Waded Cruzado a $10,000 check from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation at the MSU Alumni Foundation’s football game tailgate on Thursday, Aug. 29, to fund student participation in the university’s 2013 Leadership Summit. “This gift comes just as we are about to kick […]
The summer after graduating from high school in Bozeman, Kelsey Swingle planned on starting college in Washington—until the day she learned she had been chosen as a Horatio Alger Scholar. “That letter was significant,” says Swingle. “Once I received the scholarship, my entire direction for college and my experience changed. I found myself at the […]
Montana Resources and Washington Corp. will give a $250,000 grant to MERDI of Butte to expand a cutting-edge fiber optic network for the Butte school district and local businesses. The grant, announced Tuesday at the summit, will pay for a core network upgrade in the MERDI data center, for fiber optic equipment, installation and implementation […]
Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, today announced it has awarded the 2013 Dennis R. Washington Achievement Graduate Scholarship to nine Horatio Alger Scholars across the United States. This scholarship was established in 2008 […]
Mariah’s Challenge, the Butte, Montana non-profit organization dedicated to fighting underage drinking and driving under the influence, received a $10,000 Challenge Grant from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation. The grant is to help fund the scholarships of area seniors applying for and receiving the 2014 Mariah’s Challenge Scholarship. Mariah’s Challenge is a scholarship program […]