We appreciate your direct investment into HACF programming that benefits our local communities and allows us to host amazing events! Click on the images below to learn more about our programs and events.

Greater Helena Gives

 HACF hosts Greater Helena Gives, a 24-hour online fundraiser to support the nonprofits around Helena. Anyone can easily make a donation to the nonprofit(s) of their choice from a single website. The nonprofits who participate are also selected to receive monetary prizes throughout the 24-period.

Helena Holiday Cruise

HACF hosts the Helena Holiday Cruise, a fun family event to enjoy Helena’s Christmas lights from the comfort of your vehicle!


Spirit of Philanthropy Award

Steven Browning was one of the founding members of the Helena Area Community Foundation, and was well known for his generosity in time, talent, and money in supporting non-profits in Helena. In 2015, HACF introduced the Steve Browning “Spirit of Philanthropy” award given to community members who carry on Steve’s commitment to make the Helena Area a great place to live, work, play and raise a family.