Merlin Receives $500 Grant from Helena Exchange Club for their Philosophy in the Community for Kids Programs

We are thrilled to announce that our organization has received a GRANT for the second year in a row from the HELENA EXCHANGE CLUB! Thank you so much, HEC, for believing in our vision and awarding us $500 for our Philosophy in the Community Program(s) for youth, teens, and children.

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Humanities Montana: Merlin Featured in July Newsletter

We are very honored to have been selected as a grant recipient by Humanities Montana for our 2018-2019 Philosophy Symposium-Walk Series “The Environment, Ethics & Stewardship.” Humanities Montana is an independent, nonprofit affiliate organization of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) that provides support for educational and cultural public…

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Merlin Receives $5,000 Grant from Humanities Montana for their 2018-2019 Philosophy Symposium-Walk Series

We are beyond elated to announce that our organization has been awarded a $5,000 grant for our 2018-2019 Philosophy Symposium-Walk Series “The Environment, Ethics & Conservation Stewardship” from Humanities Montana.

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June 2018 Philosophy Walk (Ideas, History, Values & Design)

Our June philosophy walk was such fun. Accompanied by weather that couldn’t quite make up its mind (but was lovely nonetheless), our group headed out at 9:30am from Reeder’s Alley for a fun jaunt around Helena and a delightful discussion about ideas, history, values & urban design with our guest…

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Merlin Receives $7,000 Grant from PLATO for their 2018-2019 Philosophy in the Community Program(s)

We are ALIVE WITH JOY! Rainbows and butterflies abound! We just received word that for the 2nd year in a row, PLATO is awarding our organization a grant for our Philosophy in the Community programs….and this year in the amount of $7,000! We are honored to have been selected by such a prestigious organization and are looking forward to providing the Helena & surrounding communities with unique, fun & accessible opportunities to do, breathe & live philosophy! Thank you so much, PLATO!

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What Our 2017 PLATO Grant Helped Fund in the Helena Community

Grant awards are a huge part of the success and longevity of non-profit organizations. We are deeply humbled by the support shown to us in 2017 by PLATO! Because of their generous $5,000 award, we were able to offer the Helena (and surrounding) communities a host of interactive and unique philosophy programs throughout the year. Check out what their grant helped fund!

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November 2017 Philosophy Walk (Wildlife Management & Policy)

Part 3 of our 3-Part Fall Philosophy Walk Series on environmental ethics, conservation, preservation, hunting and hunting ethics, governance/policy and community took place on Sunday, November 12th on Merlin Nature Preserve. The weather was phenomenal — crisp air, shining sun, slight breeze, and crunchy snow! After making our way up…

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October 2017 Kid’s Halloween Hayride-Philosophy Walk (Exploring the World through Our Senses)

Despite Mother Nature throwing a bit of an unexpected “cold snap curve ball” into the mix, our Kid’s Halloween Hayride-Philosophy Walk was a blast!   And the overcast skies accompanied by occasional gusts of wind and howling trees had all the makings of a spooky day.  Armed with blankets, costumes and…

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