Leveraging our expertise and resources to create a greater impact.

Making measurable improvements in Montanan’s health will take the efforts of many dedicated individuals and organizations working together across the state. This focus area leverages Montana Healthcare Foundation’s resources to help organizations diversify and stabilize their funding and partnerships in order to strengthen the health-related services they provide.


Funding Opportunities.

This initiative offers funding for invited grants submitted under our specific Capacity Initiatives, which include:

Application Assistance

Social Service Nonprofit Capacity Building

Our Work in Capacity

Capacity Grantees

Friendship House of Christian Service

Capacity Building Assessment for Sustainable Youth Counseling

Project Term: 12 months; Ended 2018 Grant Amount: $10,000 This project’s goal was to help Friendship House develop the operational capacity for providing trauma-informed counseling to youth struggling with adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), in hopes of preventing youth from adopting high-risk behaviors. Aune Associates Consulting provided an operational and market assessment, revenues and project projection, policy and procedures manual, necessary legal forms and paperwork, connection with third-party billing services, and training to implement the plan. Despite initial hiring delays, Friendship House is now successfully operating a fully functional and sustainable counseling program for children and families in South Billings.