The Brainerd Foundation

The Flathead River is home to many rare fish species that depend upon its world-renowned clean, clear water. This image was taken during the 2009 Flathead RAVE, a project of the International League of Conservation Photographers and the Flathead Wild team. Photo provided by Michael Ready, for Sierra Club BC.

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An Organization with Entrepreneurial Roots

The Brainerd Foundation is driven by its trustees' lifelong love of nature and respect for the environment, combined with Paul's entrepreneurial instincts. Paul and Sherry bring a business and venture capital approach to philanthropy, always looking for innovative solutions.

The Brainerd Foundation is sunsetting. Learn more about what this means for our grantees and our giving in the next few years.
 Photo by Gordon Darrow.

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