Faqs About HRDC

We believe we can build a better community

What is the Mission of the HRDC?

HRDC exists to instill hope, develop resources, design solutions, and change lives.

Is HRDC a government agency?

No, HRDC is a non-profit organization with an administrative, volunteer Board of Directors.

How many people do you employ?

HRDC has approximately 100 employees.

Do you serve only very low-income households?

No, HRDC has programs and services that reach many different types of households. Each program under the HRDC umbrella has a different customer group and income eligibility.

Are all of your programs based on income eligibility?

No, programs such as Streamline and Galavan offer services to riders in need of transit and do not have income guidelines. The Gallatin Valley, Big Sky, and Headwaters Area Food Banks also do not have income guidelines. HRDC’s Road to Home offers homeownership education and counseling to anyone interested. Fork & Spoon serves anyone in need of a hot evening meal Sunday-Friday.

Where does your funding come from?

HRDC receives funding from federal and state grants, contributions, contract revenue, rental income, and program income. Increasingly we rely on community donations to make new services like Fork & Spoon and the Warming Center possible as well as to provide program support. A complete breakdown of sources and uses of funds can be found in our Annual Report. Audited financial statements are also available on the Accountability page under the About Us tab.

How do you spend your donations?

Every dollar donated goes to work right here in our own community.

How many different programs do you offer?

HRDC offers over 30 different programs and services.

Do you operate the Streamline Bus System?

Yes. HRDC administers the Streamline Transit System with a partnership with ASMSU and an Advisory board of community members.

How can I get involved with HRDC?

There are many ways in which we could use your help. Donations of time, dollars, goods, or services are always greatly appreciated. Learn more by clicking on the “Get Involved” link at the top of every page.