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How You Can Help Us

Make a tax deductible contribution by check

The Center Pole is a 501c3 non profit organization.

Please make checks payable to "Center Pole" and

mail to PO Box 71, Garryowen, MT 59031


- Contribute towards a scholarship for youth, ages 11-18,  to attend off-reservation educational programs.
- Make a contribution to support a college student's extra expenses in school that are not covered by financial aid and scholarships. 
- Donate a frequent flyer ticket for a student's travel.

Our Donors have asked us to offer additional ways for you to give and to make it easy to give in multiple ways.  We listened!

These additional options will help to support our financial sustainability and allows our small staff to focus on serving our people.

With one click of a button you can now easily choose the way you prefer to donate cash, stocks, crypto, DAF grants, and even endowments all in one place.


You can choose one time or monthly recurring donations.

All major credit cards

Cryptocurrency -Tax efficient


Donating stocks can be a simple and a quick process that can help you save on taxes, give more generously, and do more good.

Stock and crypto are tax-efficient ways to donate for your personal tax return.


Give a one-time donation that can provide a percentage of returns every year for decades.

This unique type of cash or stock donation provides a truly inter-generational charitable impact.

Donor Advised Funds

You can easily give directly from your existing Donor Advised Fund.

Your DAF can be a smart and rewarding tool to support us.

They are flexible, have tax benefits and you control how your money flows

Your donations make a real difference in the lives of real families.

Support Our Social Enterprises

Enjoy coffee and meals at Wellknown Buffalo Cafe.

Purchase authentic Native art, jewelry and traditional medicinals in our gift shop.

Online shop

Enjoy a Cultural Tourism Adventure by booking a Tipi Stay.

Your online shopping can help too!

The Center Pole is a 501c3 non profit organization.

When you buy at Amazon, contribute a portion to the Center Pole through AmazonSmile.

Fullfill A Wish from Our List

  • repairs to our delivery truck (wheel bearings and cv axles): $1,000


  • school supplies, scarfs, hats, mittens


  • hand tools and locking tool chest


  • solar panels: $1,500


  • studio transmitter link (STL) for our radio station: $1,200


  • construction materials and expertise to repair the porch on our cultural building: $800

  • hunting supplies and equipment

  • greenhouse tools, pots and supplies

  • metal horse trough

  • one dozen folding tables and chairs

  • windmill


  • Workers for our community thrift store, food bank, coffee shop and radio station (room and board provided)


  • Labor and expertise to construct two bathrooms

  • Help finish our earth lodge sustainable living building

  • Individuals knowledgeable in farming and food preservation

  • Special events helpers

  • Individuals knowledgeable in radio and other media

  • Seasonal help in our healthy food cafe and gift shop

  • Skilled labor for expansion project (plumbing, electrician, carpentry)

  • Cooks for July Sundance

Spread the Word about Our Critical Work

-Sponsor a fundraiser
-Tell a friend
-Share our work
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