The Mountain View
Co-op Foundation

As a Montana cooperative, we believe it is our duty and our privilege to give back to our local communities.

That’s why we created the Mountain View Co-op Foundation. We’re committed to supporting and strengthening our local communities through charitable donations and scholarships.

July 2023 Donations

Our foundation had a busy month!
We committed over $125,000 to four local projects.

These four exceptional projects will make our communities safer, more prepared, and even more beautiful.

Fort Benton
Volunteer fire department

Simply put, the Fort Benton Volunteer Fire Department needs more room. We’re proud to get this project started by contributing the first $50,000, but there’s a twist: Once the project collects another $50,000 from other sources, Mountain View will donate ANOTHER $50,000!

Give us a call if you would like to help (406.453.5900) and we’ll connect you with the fire chief!

chouteau county ems council

Chouteau County is the training center for American Heart Association CPR training, but they were severely short on manikins. This donation will buy enough training manikins (and AED trainers) to hold classes in Fort Benton, Highwood, and Big Sandy.

If you don’t know how to perform CPR, or use an AED, we can’t recommend this training enough. You could save a life!

Lincoln Rural Fire District

Wildland fires are increasing every year in the beautiful Lincoln area, and their team has added this awesome ex-military truck to get through tough terrain that other equipment can’t get to.

They will use this $10,000 Mountain View donation to install a water tank, pump, and other equipment that will help this truck put out small fires before they get too big to stop.

Brady Civics Club

The Brady Civics Club has been making life in Brady better for almost 60 years, and they’re not stopping now. We’re proud to contribute $5,000 to their next big project: A brand new sprinkler system for one of the town’s parks.

When people care about their communities, and work together, there’s no limit to what we can accomplish.

Fun fact: Mountain View Co-op’s roots were planted in Brady, Montana, back in 1916!

Mountain View Scholarships

We award $1,000 scholarships to winning students who are patrons or whose parents are patrons!

Interested? Click the button below and return your application by April 15th, 2024!

The MVC Foundation is donating $100,000 to the Fairfield Community Hall Renovation Project.

Fairfield is coming together to massively update their local community hall, and we’re proud to be a part of it. On January 5th, 2022, Mountain View Co-op donated $60,000 and committed to $40,000 more over the next five years for the project.

From left to right: Seth Woodhouse (MVC Board Member), Marci Shaw (Project Representative), Nathan Pitcher (MVC Fairfield Manager), and Brad Baumann (Project Representative)

The Hall Today

The Fairfield Community Hall was built in 1969, and has had only modest upgrades before this project.

Coming Soon

When completed, Fairfield will have a modern, energy-efficient Community Hall that will serve the community for decades.

It’s our goal to support projects that support and strengthen our local communities.

The MVC Foundation is supporting those affected by the Denton area fire.

On December 1st, 2021, a fire swept through Denton and the surrounding areas. We’ve donated $5,000 to the Denton Fire Relief Fund, and we know Denton will come back stronger than ever.

Pictures used with permission of the Fergus County Sherriff’s Office.

Does your area have a project or program we should know about?

The MVC Foundation considers requests from non-profit or charitable organizations, community-based projects or programs, agricultural projects or programs, and educational projects or programs.

2023 Food Bank Donations

We’ve been donating to local food banks for years now. We’ve also been participating in the Land O’Lakes Foundation Member Co-op Match Program, which has been doubling our contributions.

While these donations help with the food bank budgets, none of it would be possible without the hard work and dedication of the many volunteers that donate their time and energy to making it all work.

Teton County Food Pantry, Choteau

Fairfield Food Pantry

Meagher County
Food Bank,
White Sulphur Springs

Chouteau County Food Bank,
Fort Benton

Pondera Food Pantry

Great Falls Community
Food Bank

Helena Food Share

Havre Food Bank

The MVC Junior Livestock Program

4-H and FFA programs are a big part of our communities, and we’re proud to help.

0% Interest on feed, and no payment until September*

*On approved credit and parent’s signature

10% off feed and supplies for show animals

Free access to our livestock specialists, feed team, partners, and nutritionists.

Contact us

If you have questions about any of our Giving Back programs please don’t hesitate to get in touch!




1030 Montana Ave NE, Black Eagle, MT 59414