Lost & Foundation.


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Thanks for your interest in applying to the Lost & Foundation for assistance.  We are musicians dedicated to volunteering energy and talents to raise funds for people in need.  The Lost & Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization that works through the power of music to help others.

Please understand that we do only a couple of major benefit events each year and can help only a small number of people.  While we don’t have resources to cover all situations, we can often bring some relief to the right situation.  Also, we have a small grants program for specific needs, such as help with rent while undergoing therapy, travel expenses to get to medical care, smaller medical bills, and so on.

Another way we can help is offering our experience and guidance in event planning.  We’re happy to sit down with people who want to put on a benefit or other fund-raising event and help them succeed.  We can also provide some information on dealing with funds with regard to taxable income to the beneficiary.

Please help us determine how we might help by giving us some information.  Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.  We might be able to help directly or give guidance to other help.  Either way, please take heart and comfort that you live in a caring world filled with the joy that the power of music can bring.

Download the application here and mail to:
Lost & Foundation
517 Knight Street
Helena, MT 59601

or email the form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

OR complete the online application below:

Please give us your contact information:

Phone 1:
Phone 2:
Relationship to possible beneficiary:

Please choose the type of assistance you need and give us some information about it.  You’ll probably need to use other pages or compose a letter or e-mail to answer the questions.

 A.  Applying for one time direct assistance (usually between $100 and $1000)

1. Please describe your situation:
2. Please describe the specific need you are asking for help with. Some examples could be “I have to get to Seattle for surgery and I need gas money to get there.” Or “My treatment in Salt Lake will take 2 weeks and I need help with lodging expenses while I am there.”
3. Please tell us how much assistance you need or your estimate of how much the costs will be, such as “Gas is $3.97 and it’s 627 miles to Seattle so I will need $226 for the trip over and back.”

B.  Applying for one of our two annual benefit concerts

1. Please describe your situation_:
2. Please tell us about the financial stresses you’re facing, including the amount of bills related to the situation, both current and those expected in the future. Give us some perspective of the total financial impact.
3. Are there other benefits or relief efforts that have happened previously or are planned for in the future? This could be any events, a bank account set up for this purpose, even collection jars put in stores.
4. Are you willing to be public with your situation? (For example, television and newspapers ads, posters, interviews, and so on.)
5. Do you have insurance coverage or other help available to you?

C.  Applying for assistance and guidance in fund raising and event planning

1. Please describe your event and who or what it’s for.
2. Tell us how we might help you.

Thank you for sharing your information with us!  We won’t use it for any other purpose than helping us know whether we are able to help you.

Please feel free to e-mail us or call us (406-442-5002) if you have questions or need more information about Lost & Foundation Ltd.

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