Catherine Cooney

Montana Community Foundation

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Montana Community Foundation


My goals: -Assist Montana donors in leaving a legacy to their most cherished causes through permanent endowment. -Assist local community foundations in developing gifts of assets and decreasing their dependence on annual appeals and fundraising events as the means to build their endowments. -Assist nonprofit organizations and local community foundations in marketing the Montana Endowment Tax Credit to their donors. -Increase the percentage of Montanans who leave a legacy in their will to their communities through a bequest to local nonprofits or a local community foundation. -Increase the awareness of the role of community foundations in building local philanthropy and providing local leadership. My Expertise: -Assisting communities in starting or building local community foundations. -Training local community foundations in grantmaking and asset development. -Working with donors. -Assisting nonprofit organizations in developing their agency endowments. -Providing training, presentations, organizing workshops, conferences. Specialties: Grantmaking, Development, Working with donors