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Category: Foundation Updates

Farewell, Ted Madden!

The Montana Healthcare Foundation’s Chief Operations Officer, Ted Madden, will be retiring from his position at the end of the year. Ted joined the organization in 2013 as its second employee and founding chief operations officer. He has played many pivotal roles over the years, some of which included building the organization’s operations from the … Continued

MacKenzie Scott Donation

This past month the Montana Healthcare Foundation received a $12 million gift from philanthropist and author, MacKenzie Scott. The gift is part of nearly $2 billion that she has granted over the past year to 343 organizations working to support the “voices and opportunities of people from underserved communities.” This gift will support and further … Continued

Looking Ahead to 2022

Happy New Year! As we look ahead to this new year, we are deeply appreciative of the hard work and commitment of our partners around the state. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought intense challenges for all of you. Even though the pandemic continues, we are confident that with your continued partnership in 2022 we will … Continued

The Meadowlark Initiative Update

The Meadowlark Initiative brings a new standard of pregnancy care to Montana by offering routine screening and treatment for substance use disorders and mental illness as a part of prenatal and postpartum care. The initiative supports recovery while keeping families together and children out of foster care. In partnership with the State of Montana, we … Continued

The Integrated Behavioral Health Initiative Update

At a typical primary care visit, medical providers routinely screen for common illnesses like high blood pressure, diabetes, and high cholesterol. Until recently, though, it was less common for primary care providers to screen or offer treatment for common behavioral health issues like depression, anxiety, and substance use disorders. Considering that mental illness and substance … Continued

August COVID-19 Response Update

Responding to the behavioral health needs of Montanans.

July COVID-19 Response Update

As we continue to navigate the evolving challenges of this pandemic, we want to give you an update on our response.

June COVID-19 Response Update

As we continue to navigate the realities of this pandemic, we want to give you an update on our COVID-19 response.

April 21: News & Resources

As we continue to work apart from each other to help slow the spread of COVID-19, we are thinking of all of you.

April 6: News & Resources

During the COVID-19 pandemic, our focus is on providing directly relevant resources and technical assistance to help our partners navigate new state and federal opportunities.