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The University of Montana Western Foundation exists to inspire generosity and connect donors with their passions in order to promote access and excellence in higher education at the University of Montana Western.

  • Avg. scholarship awarded FY21

    $1,000

  • Foundation support to UMW in FY21

    $1,027,596

  • Dollars raised in FY21

    $1,429,575

  • Total scholarship support in FY21

    $511,918

Latest News

Montana Campus Compact (MTCC) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021-22 George M. Dennison Scholarship Award, including University of Montana Western student, Morgan Duncan.

University of Montana Western alumna, Lacey Morrison, excels in Montana's mining industry.

The Annual Colt Challenge and Sale, hosted by the University of Montana Western and the Montana Center for Horsemanship, will take place April 1-2, 2022, at the Montana Center for Horsemanship in Dillon, Montana.

Contact the UMW Foundation at (406) 683-7305 or (406) 683-7306 or by email at foundation@umwestern.edu.


The University of Montana Western is always looking for nominations for the following recognition events in order to acknowledge our outstanding alumni and friends. If you know an outstanding individual who meets the criteria of the following categories, please share your nomination with us today. Jane Helm Maddock Service Award, Education Hall of Fame, Distinguished Alumni Service Award and Athletic Hall of Fame. See criteria and nominate here.