Financial Information

Total Assets: $741,426,610
Total Giving: $31,172,445

Area of Service:


Areas of Interest:

Not Available


Arts and Culture, Community Service, Dennis and Phyllis Washington Native American Graduate Fellowship, Dennis R. Washington Graduate Achievement Scholarship, Education, Grants to Individuals Program, Health and Human Services, Helen B. Miller Horatio Alger Scholarship, Horatio Alger Montana Undergraduate Scholarship Program, Pay It Forward, Washington Companies Employee Family Scholarship Program


The following grants were awarded in 2016: Camp Bighorn, Plains, Montana – $5,567
First Presbyterian Church, Great Falls, Montana – $5,000
Bitterroot Valley Calvary Chapel, Hamilton, Montana – $1,500


Giving primarily in areas of company operations, with emphasis on MT.
No support for discriminatory organizations, sectarian or religious organizations not of direct benefit to the entire community, veterans’ or fraternal organizations not of direct benefit to the entire community, civic organizations, private or public foundations, or political action or legislative advocacy groups.
No grants to individuals (except for scholarships), or for debt reduction, general operating support, travel expenses or trips, capital or equipment campaigns, endowments, sponsorships including auctions, dinners, tickets, advertising, or annual fundraising events, curriculum development for educational institutions, or motor vehicle or other transportation equipment purchases; generally, no loans.


The foundation supports organizations involved with arts and culture, education, health, human services, and community services, and awards college scholarships and fellowships. Special emphasis is directed toward programs designed to provide a direct service to economically and socially disadvantaged youth and their families, at-risk or troubled youth, and individuals with special needs.


Company-sponsored foundation
Established in 1988 in Montana

Quick Facts Sheet

Located in:



United States

Contact Information / Process

Address: P.O. Box 16630
Missoula, MT United States 59808-6630
Telephone: (406) 523-1300
Application form required.
Applicants should submit the following:
Detailed description of project and amount of funding requested
Copy of most recent annual report/audited financial statement/990
Copy of current year’s organizational budget and/or project budget
Copy of IRS Determination Letter
Initial approach: Complete online application form

Board meeting dates: Quarterly

Deadlines: None for grants.

Final notification: 90 days for grants

Organizations receiving support are asked to submit a post-grant evaluation.

Donors & Leadership

Governing Body:
Lawrence R Simkins President, Director
Mike Halligan Exec. Director, Vice President
Phyllis J Washington Director
Paul W Keiper V.P., Secretary, Treasurer
Kevin Washington Director
Kyle Washington Director
David Sokol Director
Joe Racicot Secretary, Treasurer



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