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A good education is a start for a good quality of life. Education provides the means to get a good job with enough income to support a family and save for retirement, and it also allows people to make better choices and improve their health. We know that education is a driver of success later in life. That's why we make enhancing education for all of our children a priority, and that's why we are proud to work with Graduation Matters Missoula, helping our students graduate from high school ready for college or career training, and ready for success in life.  


Imagination Library




United Way of Missoula County administers Imagination Library for children living in Missoula and Mineral counties, age 5 and younger.


Read more about it here, including how to sign up your children for this exciting book program! 





To achieve our goal, we:

  • Foster children’s physical, emotional, social, and intellectual growth
  • Support effective strategies to improve graduation rates
  • Provide after-school and mentoring activities for at-risk youth


Our Partners


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Missoula/Youth Mentoring Program
1520 S Russell Street Missoula, MT 59803


CASA of Missoula (Court-Appointed Special Advocates)/Volunteer Education Advocates Program
PO Box 7433 Missoula, MT 59807

Flagship-Western Montana Mental Health Center

1325 Wyoming Missoula, MT 59801


Missoula Aging Services/Foster Grandparent Program

337 Stephens Missoula, MT 59801


National Coalition Building Institute Missoula (NCBI)/Youth Development Program
1280 S. 3rd Street Missoula, MT 59801


Tamarack Grief Resource Center/Comprehensive Grief Services for Missoula Children & Teens
516 S Orange St Missoula, MT 59801


WORD/Futures Program
2525 Palmer St, Ste 1 Missoula, MT 59808


Partners are receiving a community impact fund grant. For a full list of partners receiving community impact grants, click here.