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Your donation to support scholarships is making a big impact on the lives of FVCC students. Watch this powerful video to learn exactly how you are making a difference.

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Annual Fundraisers

Festival of Flavors

Picture of Culinary Students preparing a dish The Festival of Flavors presents series of exciting dining events that take place across the Flathead Valley throughout the year. Now in its 14th season, the Festival of Flavors generates over $300,000 annually to provide scholarships for FVCC students. Join us October 3-9, 2021 for our Fallfest celebration.

Bibler Home and Garden Strolls

During the spring and summer, local residents and visitors to the Flathead Valley have the opportunity to experience acres of colorful annuals and perennials in full bloom highlighted by stunning views of the Flathead Valley. Strolls of the gardens and the home’s exquisite collection of antiques, sculptures and heirloom Persian carpets are two hours in length. Proceeds benefit FVCC student scholarships.

Great Fish Community Challenge

Designate your Great Fish Community Challenge gift to the FVCC Foundation and support FVCC’s mission of promoting excellence in lifelong learning, focused on student success and community needs! Make a gift between August 5 and September 17 online, through the mail, or in-person at the Great Fish FUN RUN and Community Celebration on September 11.

Financial Information

  • Assets total $24 million (as of 6/30/2021)
  • $16 million of the total assets are endowed funds
  • In 2020-21, the Foundation provided $3.7 million in scholarship, program and building support

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Leadership

Foundation Staff

Colleen Unterreiner
Foundation, Interim Executive Director
(406) 756-3914
Colleen.Unterreiner@fvcc.edu

Sue Evans
Director, Foundation Finance and Administration
(406) 756-3963
sevans@fvcc.edu

Molly Wright
Foundation, Assistant Director
(406) 756-4388
mwright@fvcc.edu

Darrah Rogers
Foundation Coordinator
(406) 756-3632
drogers@fvcc.edu

Get your FVCC license plates!

The license plate is available through the Montana Department of Justice Motor Vehicle Division and can be requested when registering a new vehicle or renewing an existing registration. The initial cost of obtaining the FVCC license plate is $40, with $30 donated to the Foundation at FVCC. The cost to renew the plate is $30 annually, with 100 percent of the renewal fee going to the foundation.

Founded in 1976, the Foundation was established to support scholarships, programs and learning facilities at Flathead Valley Community College.

For 50 years, FVCC has been a place for learning, innovation and creativity to improve and advance the communities we serve. We remain grateful for the culture of generosity and collaboration that has brought us to this day. Timing has never been better to take the next steps to strengthen the college experience for students and community members alike. We invite you to consider the exciting projects in this campaign to accelerate FVCC into the future.

– President Jane Karas