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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

With scenes filmed at the University of Montana Western, “God’s Country” will be released later this month across 500+ theaters nationwide.

The Fine Arts Department of the University of Montana Western is pleased to announce the 2022-23 Performing Arts Series, sponsored by the Bank of Commerce. Each exciting performance will take place on the Montana Western campus.

The University of Montana Western Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the Ed and Eileene Armstrong Education Scholarship.

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.