Local Community Foundations Convening

For the Good of Montana Forever

In May, MCF will host the 2023 Annual Local Community Foundation Convenings in Helena, Red Lodge, Glasgow, and virtually. Facilitated in conjunction with MSU Extension, the convenings will offer the chance to connect with other community foundations, understand trends in your area, and learn about new resources to support your work. Plus, there will be some celebrations of MCF's 35th anniversary thrown in there! Local Community Foundation Convenings are open to MCF's LCF Affiliates and Affiliate Partners.

Convening Details and Registration:

2023 LCF Convening | In-Person Convening Agenda

2023 LCF Convening | Virtual Convening Agenda

  • Helena, MT │ May 8 at 11:30 am – May 9 at 12:00 pm │ Holter Museum of Art
  • Red Lodge, MT │ May 10 at 11:30 am – May 11 at 12:00 pm │ Roosevelt Center
  • Virtual │ May 16 from 9:30 am – 3:00 pm │ Zoom
  • Glasgow, MT │ May 18 at 11:30 am – May 19 at 12:00 pm │ Cottonwood Inn & Suites

Register for a Convening

Helena | May 8-9, 2023

Red Lodge | May 10-11, 2023

Virtual | May 16, 2023 - ZOOM

Glasgow | May 18-19, 2023

Travel Costs and Reimbursement:

LCFs that attend in person are eligible for a travel reimbursement up to $250. To receive this, please complete this form and return to Taylor at taylor@mtcf.org. Requests for travel reimbursements are due by June 2, 2023.

If travel costs are a barrier to in-person participation, please reach out to Taylor at taylor@mtcf.org or (406) 603-4913. Additional scholarships may be available on a case-by-case basis.


Rooms are available in Helena, Red Lodge, and Glasgow for those traveling to attend the event.

  • Helena, MT │ Helena Great Northern Hotel │ $185-200 │ Rooms will be held until April 8 │ To book a room, call (406) 457-5500 or visit the website
  • Red Lodge, MT │ The Pollard Hotel │ $130-150 │ Rooms will be held until May 10 │ To book a room, call (406) 446-0001 or visit the website using code “MT Community Foundation”
  • Glasgow, MT │ Cottonwood Inn & Suites │ $98 │ Rooms will be held until May 1 │ To book a room, call (406) 228-8213 or visit the website using code “MTCOMM”

Convening Resources:

Please check back after the Local Community Foundation Convenings for resources that were discussed.

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We're Here to Help

For additional help, questions or comments, contact Taylor Crowl, Program Officer, Local Community Foundations.