Big Brothers Big Sisters of Gallatin County was founded in Bozeman in 1973. The local agency serves children ages 5-15 in Bozmena, Belgrade, Manhattan, Three Forks, Four Corners, Gallatin Gateway and Big Sky, withsatellite offices in Ennis and West Yellowstone. Our mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.
BYEP is a non-profit in the Gallatin Valley providing local, at-risk youth with an unparalleled group mentoring program. By immersing youth in life skills workshops and outdoor adventures, participants graduate from high school and have actionable plans that lead to independence through education, vocation or service.
Join us every Tuesday June 5th through September 25th from 5-8pm in Bogert Park on South Church Avenue. Every Week vendors sell their fresh and locally grown veggies, fruits and flowers along with handmade jewelry, art and much more! Bring yourself, a friend and family and enjoy local music, family activities and fresh made snacks and dinner. The Market is run by the Friends of Parks. Proceeds go to rejuvenate Bozeman Parks! Promote, Preserve, and Play together at Bogert Farmers’ Market! 406-539-0216 or www.bogertfarmersmarket.org
Haynes Pavilion is a seasonal indoor ice arena located at the Gallatin Country Fairgrounds and operated by the non-profit Bozeman Hockey Club, BAHA Youth, Adult Hockey programs, and Bozeman Figure Skating Club. Offering live hockey, public skating, learn to skate lessons, and more; see website for full ice schedule (late September- mid April).
The Bozeman Public Library shares the vision of the nation's founders that liberty and learning are inseparable and that a democratic people must have free, open, and equal access to information. The Library provides access to educational, cultural, and recreational resources that enhance employment outlook, lifelong learning, and personal growth opportunities. All Library services and facilities are open to the public. Library hours are Mon-Thurs 10am - 8pm, Fri-Sat 10am - 5pm, Sun 1 - 5pm (Sept - May, only).
The Bozeman Public Library Foundation seeks to increase and enhance the quality of services, programs, and community events offered by the Library, benefiting the residents and communities it serves, while advocating for private and public support of the Library. The Bozeman Public Library is a gathering place to learn about art, music, and current affairs. It provides topical programs, technology classes, children's storytimes, and more. The Foundation makes it possible for the Library to bring wonder and enrichment to this community. To make a tax-deductible contribution to the Foundation, contact Paula Beswick.
BSP is dedicated to the idea that community art promotes the expression of communal identity, strengthening the social bonds and the unique appreciation and expression of this incredible sense of place that we reside in. It is the intent of this organization to further facilitate the intense values that community art contributes - captivation, expanded capacity for empathy and cognitive growth.
The Bozeman Symphony Orchestra and Choir is one of the community’s most highly regarded performing arts organizations. The organization presents six major subscription concerts, two world-class pianists in recital, collaborates with many arts organizations on special projects such as the Montana Ballet Company, free family performances, a free Festival of the Fourth celebration (July 4th at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds), and several special events each symphonic season. The organization is constantly praised for the quality of performance and artistic standards presenting guest artists from around the world and the orchestra and choir consisting of 175 local musicians. The Bozeman Symphony also presents a wide array of “Far Afield” performers dedicated to educational and outreach programs throughout southwest Montana.
Bridgercare provides excellent, affordable reproductive and sexual healthcare and education in a safe, supportive, empowering atmosphere. Bridgercare is a non-profit reproductive healthcare (family planning) facility that has been providing services for women and men of all ages since 1972. Our visit fees are based on patient income and family size and services are provided regardless of ability to pay.
Cancer Support Community is a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing emotional support, education and hope for people with cancer and their loved ones, free of charge. Utilizing the Patient Active Concept, people affected by cancer can learn vital skills to regain control, reduce feelings of isolation and restore hope -- regardless of the state of disease. Cancer Support Community is one of 52 chapters and is located in Bozeman.
The Children's Museum of Bozeman features hands-on exhibits and creative programs for kids and families. Kids learn through play in exhibits and open-ended activities featuring physical science, building, dress-up, arts, culture and more. Everyone welcome!
Integrity, leadership, service, and teamwork are the core values of our organization and provide a framework for our employees, community volunteers and citizens. Our professional staff is made up of educated, licensed, and experienced accountants, attorneys, engineers, policemen, firefighters, parks and recreation professionals, and planners working to maintain Bozeman's vision as the "Most Livable Place." The City's mission, "To enhance the quality of life through excellence in public service," gives guidance to the staff as they fulfill their commitment of providing sound professional advice to our elected officials and assist them in their daily approach to servicing our vibrant community. Bozeman is a dynamic and growing community: come visit City Hall in Downtown Bozeman to learn more about our local government and services.
The Coldsmoke Awards is a winter mountain film festival dedicated to showcasing the amazing films made in the mountains each year. The Coldsmoke Awards aim is to strengthen the winter culture through the arts.
Craighead Institute is a Bozeman based applied science and research organization founded in 1964 by renowned grizzly bear researcher, Son Lance, who, together with other scientists on staff, continues the tradition of quality research and conservation solutions.
The Fraternal Order of Eagles is a non-profit organization dedicated to "people helping people". Our club is one of the last old time Downtown Bozeman Bars and is open to the public. Live music on the weekends, pool tournaments, and burgers on Friday's (Thrusdays in the summer!). Steaks on the first Satruday of each month- come join us at 316 East Mains Street!
The Emerson Center for the Arts and Culture is a community arts hub housed in a one-of-a-kind 1918 school building. Classrooms are now artist workspace, yoga studios, galleries, non-profit organizations and the award-winning Emerson Grill. The Emerson offers arts outreach and education programs, community events, and contemporary art galleries showcasing the work of established and emerging artists. A renovated 700-seat theatre hosts professional live theatre and music performances, film festivals, and conferences; the ballroom is a popular space for parties, performances, dinners, and fundraisers.
Friends of Hyalite is a 501(c)3, grassroots, charitable organization that draws on a broad base of community engagement to promote volunteerism and support for recreational opportunities and conservation of the outstanding, year-round, recreational opportunities found in Hyalite Canyon on the Gallatin National Forest near Bozeman. All proceeds from the Annual Arcteryx Bozeman Ice Festival go to support this mission statement.
Home of the Bozeman Roundup, Gallatin County Fair, and the Wild West WinterFest, the Gallatin County Fairgrounds has been a community, state and regional event center since 1903.
The Fairgrounds is also the home of the Bozeman Bucks American Legion Baseball, the Bozeman Amateur Hockey Association and Bozeman Rifle and Pistol Club Indoor Shooting Range.
The Fairgrounds facilities are available for private and/or public events throughout the year. There is always something happening at the Fairgrounds - antique shows, gun shows, equine events, gem and mineral shows, weddings, concerts, and livestock shows. There is never a dull moment at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds.
The Greater Yellowstone Coalition (GYC) was founded in 1983 on a simple premise: An ecosystem will remain healthy and wild only if it is kept whole. Our mission is to protect the lands, waters and wildlife of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, now and for future generations.
This vast ecosystem is one of the largest, nearly intact temperate ecosystems left on Earth and includes Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, surrounding national forests, national wildlife refuges, and state and private lands in Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana.
GYC works to ensure that a thoughtful and holistic approach is taken to managing the natural and wildlife resources in harmony with people and modern development. We work to shape a future where wildlife populations maintain their full diversity and vitality, where ecological processes function with minimal intervention, where exceptional recreational opportunities abound for visitors and residents alike, and where communities can enjoy a healthy and diversified economy.
The mission of HATCH is to provide mentorship, education, inspiration, and recognition to the next generation of creative innovators. HATCHfest is a non-profit 501 (c) 3. HATCHfest takes place the first week of October. The week showcases world premier films, music and art with featured panel discussions and workshops in film, music, design, writing and architecture.
Hopa Mountain supports community leaders of all ages in realizing the hopes and dreams for their hometowns.
Community leaders are those individuals who step forward when others look to them for help. Hopa Mountain provides these leaders with training, mentoring, networking opportunities, and financial resources to help them create much-needed opportunities for advancing the education, ecological health, and economic well-being of their communities.
Since 1979 the Intermountain Opera Association has produced grand opera in Bozeman every spring. Acclaimed professional singers from around the country join a chorus of talented singers from MSU & the community, as well as a professional orchestra of the best local talent; it is truly a Bozeman production. Hand painted sets from Milan, Italy, and dazzling costumes are provided by Stivanello Costume Co. of New York.
Extended Universtiy offers non-credit classes, workforce training and professional development courses for adults. As an academic outreach arm of Montana State University, we serve the needs of both on-campus and non-traditional students via distance learning, face-to-face classes and public outreach events for youth and adults. Visit at http://eu.montana.edu.
600 West Kagy Blvd. (south of the MSU campus)
The Museum of the Rockies, home to the world’s largest collection of dinosaur fossils, is Montana’s premier natural and cultural history museum. The museum houses permanent exhibits on dinosaurs, geology and Montana history - including, Native American cultures - as well as a planetarium, a living history farm, Explore Yellowstone Children’s Discovery Center and world-class changing exhibits.
National Parks Conservation Association, Yellowstone Field Office
Prospera Business Network is the leading non-profit economic development organization in Gallatin and Park counties. Prospera is dedicated to encouraging and supporting business expansion, retention, and relocation by providing access to guidance, capital, professional development, networking and recognition.
Support Local Artists and Musicians (S.L.A.M.) is a non-profit founded in Bozeman dedicated to showcasing the artistic talents of Montana residents and educating our community about the arts. S.L.A.M. focuses on promoting the arts in Montana in a manner that enriches and involves the community. The S.L.A.M. organization offers grants, scholarships, and endowments to community members pursuing art and music education and funding projects in the arts.
The Salvation Army is an integral part of the Christian Church, although distinctive in government and practice. The Army’s doctrine follows the mainstream of Christian belief and its articles of faith emphasise God’s saving purposes. Its objects are ‘the advancement of the Christian religion… of education, the relief of poverty, and other charitable objects beneficial to society or the community of mankind as a whole.’*
Streamline offers fare free public transportation in Bozeman with commuter routes to Belgrade and Livingston. There are two main transfer stations at Montana State University and the Bridger Park garage in Downtown Bozeman. Look for the signature classic yellow buses, modeled after the original Yellowstone Park Tour busses.
Sweet Pea has been a Bozeman tradition for over 30 years. Activities include a Ball, Chalk on the Walk, the Bite of Bozeman, Juried Art Shows, a Parade, the Children's Run and three days of music, dance, theatre, workshops, arts & crafts and children's activities in the downtown Lindley Park. Sweet Pea is an endeared Bozeman tradition that is run by the power of community volunteers. Any and all proceeds from the event are given back to the community in the form of grants for the arts and art education; and for special community projects.
Holiday Inn: 5 East Baxter Ln. Bozeman, MT 59715
Venture Church exists to help you take the next step on your spiritual journey. We are committed to Loving God, Loving People and Serving Others. We are intentional about rolling up our sleeves and being the hands and feet of Jesus in Bozeman and around the world. Feel free to join us Sundays at 10am at the Holiday Inn (across from Walmart).
The Equinox Theatre Company is Bozeman's year-round, resident professional theater ensemble, as well as a premier provider of arts education programs. Their staple is unusual work: Inventive productions that run the gamut from plays by modern playwrights, to bawdy new takes on tried and true classics, to original work written and created by members of the company.
The non-profit Yellowstone Park Foundation has been the official fundraising partner of Yellowstone National Park since 1996. It works in cooperation with the National Park Service to fund projects that protect, preserve, and enhance the natural and cultural resources and the visitor experience of Yellowstone National Park.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT THE DOWNTOWN BOZEMAN PARTNERSHIP 406.586.4008 EMAIL DOWNTOWN BOZEMAN
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