Collective action for the land and people of Big Sky
Big Sky, Montana is a mountain resort community that faces complex social and environmental challenges due to rural and remote geographic location at the gateway to the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem, rapid growth and unique seasonal demographics. Elevate Big Sky is a funders collaborative, established with the purpose of centering community voice, leveraging public and private funds, and increasing efficiencies in order to sustain essential programs and projects that allow the community of Big Sky to thrive.
Elevate Big Sky is a community-led, donor-funded effort to address the most pressing issues facing our community. Our model empowers the people who live and work in Big Sky to lead the way in identifying long-term solutions and shaping the future of the community.
As a member of the Big Sky community who is invested in its future, your opinion matters to us. If you have a story or idea to share, please fill out the form on our website to get the conversation started.
Grants are administered by invitation only to multi-year, multi-stakeholder initiatives that have traveled through our community-led vetting process. To learn more about this process, visit our Grants page.
“We have a great sense of community. Even with the current challenges we are facing, Big Sky is a phenomenal community and we band together when people are in need”
Elevate Big Sky committee member, longtime resident and business owner
“This visual ‘hug’ is symbolic of Big Sky’s support and appreciation for its healthcare facility and its workers. I feel so grateful for our healthcare workers and believe that we, as a community, should celebrate them.”
Lone Peak High School student and organizer of “hug the hospital” event during COVID-19
Be a part of shaping Big Sky’s future. Contact us to donate, share your story, or learn about getting involved.