Education. Collaboration. Innovation. Academic Excellence.

Since 2009, KEF has awarded 87 grants to all 10 Kalispell schools (K-12) totaling more than $96,000. We have funded everything from robot building in Kindergarten, interactive frog dissection in middle school and DNA barcoding in high school. The limits of foundation funding are only those of your own imagination.

We fund programs that


Promote collaboration to maximize results

Support new ideas for teachers and students

Encourage creativity through multi-faceted learning experiences

Advance academic excellence and leadership

Past Grantees:

Sew Electric

School: Kalispell Middle School // Amount Funded: $1992

Prom Salon

School: SD5 District Office // Amount Funded: $2000