The Hospice Care Foundation (HCF) is a local nonprofit whose mission is to fund compassionate care activities and educate the community on hospice and palliative care options, while striving to ensure that hospice care options are available to all those in need.
In the last two years, HCF has spent nearly $80,000 on program activities including grants for hospice and palliative care, as well as community education programs. During that time HCF has been able to fund eleven organizations located throughout Western Montana with priority given to those located in Missoula County and the surrounding areas. In the last year alone, these organizations have served over 32,000 patients.
In September of 2015, HCF awarded $6,605 to four local organizations in three categories which included:
Honoring Our Heroes: $2,000.00 in grants and awards
Missoula Aging Services – Larry Kuchenreuther
Partners In Home Care, Inc. – Carol Larson
Tamarack Grief Resource Center – Megan Broekemeier
Marcus Daly Hospice – Suzanne Quinn
Compassionate Care Grants: $1,000.00 in reimbursement grants
Tamarack Grief Resource Center – Indigent Care
Program/Project Support Grants: $3,605.00 in grants
Partners In Home Care, Inc. – Pet Companion Program
Missoula Aging Services – Liquid Nutritional Supplements
Tamarack Grief Resource Center – Active-ly Grieving: Interactive Programs for Bereaved Youth & Families
Marcus Daly Hospice – Spiritual Support Team Training
Hospice and palliative care providers and individuals throughout Western Montana may be eligible to apply. To learn more about Hospice Care Foundation grants please follow the links below: