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Banking can be this good.

Clearwater donates to fight hunger

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Clearwater gives to the Montana Food Bank Network in response to the increased demand for food assistance due to COVID-19.

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A Thirst for Home

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To commemorate our new name, Clearwater teamed up with Imagine Nation Brewing to raise awareness and money for the Missoula Home Coalition.

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A women’s leadership initiative

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Every few weeks or so, a group of women gather for a Fireside Chat with a successful Montanan. Their goal: to learn more about what the path to leadership looks like.

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Expanding into Butte

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Our membership and our geographic market are growing, and so, too, is our “bricks-and-mortar” footprint. In 2020, we will open our first branch in Butte, Montana.

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Helping Homeword help others

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When the contract for a full city block on Cooley Street fell through, and the owner posted a “For Sale” sign on the property, Homeword jumped at the opportunity to do something to address Missoula’s affordable housing challenges. We were only too happy to support them.

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Banking can be empowering.

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We’re proud to be working with Nicky to support more women leaders as they build inclusive organizations, starting with ours.

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How hard times became the right time

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As Montana developers withdrew during the recession, Clearwater ventured into uncharted waters to keep the dream of affordable housing alive in Ravalli County.

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Owning their future

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The affordable housing crisis prompts Clearwater to finance Kalispell ROC to provide security to mobile home owners.

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