3 Montana tribal colleges, Billings YWCA part of philanthropist’s $4.2 billion in gifts

Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, a writer and ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has announced that three Montana tribal colleges and the YWCA Billings will be among more than 384 organizations receiving a total of $4.2 billion.

Salish Kootenai College, Blackfeet Community College and Chief Dull Knife College will receive donations. Chief Dull Knife College has confirmed a $1 million donation, while the exact amount to the two other colleges has not been disclosed.

The YWCA Billings has also confirmed that it will receive $1 million.