The Foundation makes grants to support capital campaigns, capital asset improvements, and maintenance.

The Foundation geographic area of interests is Montana.  

Grant requests for $10,000 or less can be submitted to the Foundation any time.

Grants over $10,000 may be submitted up to and until this grant cycles due date of June 17, 2024, by 12:00 pm.

Generally, the Foundation has four grant periods per year.

Letter of Intent

PRIOR TO SUBMITTING A GRANT APPLICATION, submit a ONE-page letter to the Foundation providing the following information:

  • Your complete contact information (name, phone, email, & address)
  • Brief description of the project
  • Your IRS status
  • Total project cost
  • Amount requested
  • Funds you have on hand and the source of that funding. The Foundation requires grant seekers to have raised a minimum of 50% of the project’s cost in hand or committed prior to submitting your application to us.
  • Other funds you have applied for and from whom

Please provide only the information requested.

Following receipt of this letter a determination will be made if you will be invited to submit a grant application.

Letters of Intent may be emailed to or sent via Postal Service to P.O. Box 1479, Helena, Montana 59624. Letters of Intent requesting above $10,000 must be received within three weeks prior to the application deadline which will be posted on the website.

Download Grant Application

These are just a few of the non-profit organizations that our grants have helped.