News and Insights

Community Hospital Legacy Foundation Coming to Missoula, Mont.


Community Medical Center’s volunteer Board of Directors has agreed to invest proceeds from the sale of the hospital into a new foundation and a new fund to improve the health of western Montanans. Implementation of the plan, which has been submitted to the office of Attorney General Tim Fox, is subject to the Attorney General’s approval. more »

Oil Boom Pushes Montana Communities to Their Limits, Philanthropic Response Needed


For many of the cities and towns in eastern Montana, a recent oil boom has brought welcome relief to struggling economies. But the massive influx of new residents is leading to difficult-to-control growth and a strain on the infrastructure of municipalities. The explosive growth has also brought on an increased demand for social services, and yet-to-be-known environmental implications. more »