Gallatin Valley Newcomers Club Supports Local Nonprofits

Annual Fundraiser

GVNC members annually raise funds to support local nonprofits, in recognition of the critical services they provide to our community.  Applications are solicited and our membership votes on the organization(s) to receive the funds raised in that year.  In the last 10 years, we have raised and donated over $200,000 through our annual fundraising events.

General information about our Fundraising process:

Each year, applications are received and the membership votes to select which organization will receive the funds raised. The organization receiving the most votes from our membership will receive the proceeds of our fall fundraiser.

To view the recipients of our past fundraising campaigns click on: GVNC Past Nonprofit Recipients


We are now taking applications for the 2024 fundraiser

If you are a local 501(c)(3) organization interested in applying for a grant from Gallatin Valley Newcomers Club, please see the following letter detailing procedures for applying: Information Letter for 2024 Grant Applicants

Here is the link to apply online for the 2024 Grant Application

  • The deadline for this year’s application will be June 1, 2024
  • If you have questions, please contact Barb Phinney at email
  • GVNC members may forward this information to their favorite charity

Eligibility Requirements

  • Organizations may not have received funds from GVNC annual fundraiser in any of the previous five years,
  • Organizations’ average annual gross revenue for the last three years may not exceed $600,000 (note that larger organizations may qualify if they apply on behalf of a specific program that meets the revenue requirement),
  • Funds received from the GVNC annual fundraiser must be spent in Gallatin County

Results from the 2023 Annual Raffle Fundraiser

In 2023, a total of $30,300 was raised for Meals-On-Wheels of Gallatin Valley

Raffle prizes included:
Grand Prize – $2,500 Cash
2nd Prize – On the Fly, Fly Fishing Package
3rd Prize – Night on the Town

Thank you, Members! Your participation in the 2023 GVNC Fundraiser made such a difference in supporting our community!

Proceeds of the 2023 Fundraiser presented to Bozeman Senior Center Meals-on-Wheels volunteers.

Support for our Local Food Bank

The Gallatin Valley Newcomers Club is also a strong supporter of the Gallatin Valley Food Bank.  Members generously contribute food and money to the Food Bank at our monthly coffees and luncheons.


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