$117,180 in Grants Awarded in 2017
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 almost $575,000 to 148 projects in 68 communities in 40 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:
- Historic Cemeteries and Sacred Sites
- Buildings and Structures
- Collections and Artifacts
- Oral History
- Education and Outreach
In 2017 we awarded over $117,000 in grants to 29 projects across the state from Libby to Lavina to Ekalaka. Grant projects included restoration of the Elkhorn Water Tank, adobe wall repair on the officers quarters at Fort Shaw, rehousing dinosaur fossils at the Carter County Museum, helping the Moss Mansion develop new self-guided tours, installing interpretive signage along the Fort Benton steamboat levee as well as along the historic Lower Clark Fork Corridor in Thompson Falls, and production of a Crow language dictionary to preserve the Crow language in Hardin.