Grants

$125,500 in Grants Awarded in 2018

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The Montana History Foundation offers grants of $500 to $5,000 to preserve and protect the historic legacy of communities across the state.  Since 2012, we have granted over $700,000 to 182 projects in 81 communities in 45 counties across Montana.  You can help save Montana history!  GIVE NOW.

Funding for the Montana History Foundation Grants Program comes from a variety of private sources including a grant from the Fortin Foundation of Florida and from our generous and dedicated donors.

Funding is provided in the following categories:

In 2018 we awarded over $125,500 in grants to 35 projects across the state from Alberton to Terry.  Grant projects included restoration of an historic cabin in Big Timber, preservation of cemetery headstones in Forsyth, digitizing newspapers in Big Sandy, collecting oral histories in the Teton Canyon, installing interpretive signage along the Yellowstone Trail from Fallon to Terry, and a relocation feasibility study for the Historic Varney Bridge in Ennis.