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A C C O M P L I S H M E N T S 



  • Onboarded our first full-time staff member (Executive Director).

  • Raised $375,829 in individual donations and $179,829 in grant awards.

  • Awarded $100,000 in grant funds to Park County Rural Schools 360 (PCRS360).  

  • Through our fiscal sponsorship of PCRS360, provided behavioral health resources to 38 students at Gardiner Public Schools. 

  • Awarded $21,441 in grant funds to Gardiner Public Schools and affiliate programs.

  • Provided funding for 13 projects submitted by Gardiner Public School teachers and community members through our Connect! Grants classroom grants program, serving 631 individuals. 

  • Received prestigious grants from the Park County Community Foundation,

  • Gardiner Resort Area District, First Interstate Bank, Northwestern Energy and 

  • AMB West Philanthropies.

  • Invested and completed nearly $300,000 for renovations on the teacher housing property purchased in 2020.

  • Provided affordable and subsidized housing for three Gardiner Public School teachers who would otherwise not have adequate housing.

  • Held a successful outdoor community event in Gardiner (The Festival of Trees), along with our very first online auction and raffle drawing, that raised nearly $13,000 from our community members in support of Gardiner Public Schools.

  • Raised more than $10,000 in in-kind donations from local businesses from Gardiner to Livingston and Bozeman for our online fundraising auction.

  • Added additional members to NYEF’s Board of Directors.