Lydia is pictured above with; Craig Sweet, Director of the Anaconda Family Resource Center,
and Dave Fenchak, representing Toys for Tots, 2023 spring grant award recipients.
ACF 2023 Spring Grant Award Winners Announced
The Anaconda Community Foundation recently awarded $5,000 in grants to local organizations and programs. The money will be used throughout Anaconda to support Anaconda's youth, the vulnerable elderly, as well as the underprivileged in our community. "The ACF Awards Committee and the ACF Board of Directors were very pleased with the quality of the grant applications and enthused about helping fund projects that will make a difference in Anaconda," foundation director Lydia Janosko said.
Receiving $1,000 each: Discovery House and Project Care for Anaconda Food Bank. Yes - Youth Empowerment Services received $1,500.00, Toys for Tots $300.00 and Anaconda Family Resource Center $1200.00.
The ACF is grateful for the generosity of this community which allows for these grants to be awarded to Anaconda's hard working non-profits." The mission of the Anaconda Community Foundation is to build a permanent financial legacy for Anaconda through the generosity of its citizens and friends in order to develop and maintain a thriving community forever. For more information contact Lydia Janosko at 406.563.5259 or visitwww.anacondacommunityfoundation.weebly.com.
Spring 2023 ACF Grant Applications Due April 7, 2023
Anaconda Community Foundation is pleased to announce applications are being accepted for the Spring 2023 grant round. The grant deadline is April 7th, at 5pm.
ACF Grant Application Form for Download
Thanks to generous donors, the grant amounts for each round will allow for grants in the $500 - $2,000 range depending on applications.
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.
It will also be a requirement that award recipients present activities briefly at a scheduled ACF Board Meeting.
The grant application form is available upon request by contacting Lydia at 406.563.5259
ACF Spring Grant Round 2022 Winners
ACF Fall 2021 Grant Round Winners
Past Grant Winners
Archives: Grant Awards
2016 Spring Grant Round Winners: ACF is pleased to announce the Awards Committee recommended the board approve grants to the following: Copper Village Museum and Art Center, Discovery House, Project Care, Anaconda Adult Learning Center, Hearthstone, and Children's Open Theatre. Thank you, Anaconda Donors and thanks to the ACF Board for approving the awards.
Fall 2015 Award Winners
Spring 2015 Award Winners:
Fall 2014 Award Winners
Spring 2014 Award Winners
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.
Spring 2013 Award Winners