What Your Donation Does

The YWCA continues to celebrate the accomplishments of women and children through each of its core programs and annual events such as the Salute to Women, Salute to Students Scholarships, the YWCA Dinner & Basket Auction, Purse-a-Palooza, and more. Your help and support are valued as we work to carry out our mission. Donations are tax deductible and your information will never be shared, rented or sold to others.

How to Donate
Make a donation today using your debit or credit card through our secure online donation form! You can even set-up a monthly donation amount online, making it easy to give on a regular basis. Or, checks can be made payable to:

YWCA Billings
909 Wyoming Ave
Billings, MT 59101

Thank you for your vital support!


A $150 Contribution Provides...

  • Two nights of shelter and safety for a victim of domestic violence at Gateway House
  • One session of music and dance for children in our YWCA Child Center
  • Three sessions of personal computer training in the Employment & Training Center to enhance employment opportunities

Customize A Donation That Is Right For You!
YWCA Billings offers you options to get involved. Make your contribution in honor or memory of someone close to you, or even anonymously.

If you feel strongly about one of our areas of service, you may designate your donation to any of our programs using a simple dropdown menu on our online donation form.

Or if you'd just like to help with long-term support for those in need in the Billings community, check out the Endowment Foundation.

YWCA Endowment Foundation

Through our Endowment Foundation, we ensure the future of the YWCA and our many services. Your donations provide an opportunity to be a part of our future and positively impact our community long-term.

Planned Giving Options
Planned gifts seem complicated, but are generally very easy to create with a little advice. Please call the YWCA Foundation to discus: (406) 252-6303.

  • IRA and 401k Donations, including Required Minimum Distributions--Save on Federal and State taxes on distributions! If you are 70 1/2, or older, Click here for RMD worksheet.
  • Charitable Gift Annuity including Deferred Gift Annuities
  • Life Estate Gifts through Bequests
  • Charitable Trusts
  • Charitable Gift of Life Insurance

Planned gifts may include giving through wills and estates, stocks, bonds or similar assets. Business partnerships, limited liability companies, regular and "S" corporations and estates are also entitled to receive tax deduction or tax credit for outright donations to the YWCA of Billings, or its Foundation.

Please ask your attorney, accountant, or financial planner about the details of giving to the YWCA of Billings Endowment Foundation, Inc. The YWCA of Billings cannot give tax or legal advice but would be happy to assist you in finding a qualifed professional.

Gifts to the endowment may be tax deductible from your Federal and State Income Tax. As a 501(C)(3) charity serving Montana residents, the YWCA of Billings Endowment Foundation, Inc. qualifies for the Montana Endowment Tax Credit.

For more information please call us at (406) 252-6303.

Tax Advantaged Endowment Donations

The YWCA of Billings Endowment Foundation can quailify your gifts for the Montana Endowment Tax Credit. Your Endowment donations help the YWCA plan for our financial self-sufficiency & support some of the Billings region's most vulnerable citizens:

  • Battered and abused women and families fleeing domestic violence
  • Unemployed people with unique barriers to entering the full-time job market
  • Young children and families who need loving, consistent, educational childcare and school readiness curriculum

Examples of the tax benefits that Endowment donors can receive:

Click here to see an example of the out-of-pocket cost of a $500 donation.
Click here to see an example of the out-of-pocket cost of a $2,000 donation.
Click here to see an example of the out-of-pocket cost of a $10,000 donation.