Paradise Elementary School has received two grants from the Montana History Foundation — one in 2015 for a feasibility study and one in 2016 for a master plan. This important ground work has paid off with the Sanders County Commissioners approving an important step towards turning the school into a community center. See the Read More »
MHF was recognized at the 2016 Heritage Preservation Awards ceremony, along with several other reputable organizations, for our hand in the Unionville Schoolhouse renovations. Seven individuals and six organizations received awards for their respective work and projects in preserving historical buildings and artifacts. Read the story by clicking here: Helena IR MHF Receives Award Article
MHF President/CEO Charlene Porsild was recently interviewed by Bill Crane with Montana Shares for HCTV. Click on the following link for the full interview: HCTV Charlene Porsild Interview
The Montana History Foundation announces its participation in MTGives 2016 on May 3. MTGives is a 24-hour online charitable giving event to inspire people to give generously to nonprofit organizations that are making our community stronger, creating a vibrant community for all. The Montana History Foundation is proud to be a participating nonprofit. To designate Read More »
GREAT FALLS – Do you know a 7th-12th grade teacher who has done an exemplary job teaching Montana history during the 2015-2016 school year? If so, you are asked to nominate him or her for the 27th annual Montana Statehood Centennial Bell Award, which honors the Montana history teacher of the year. Nominated teachers will Read More »
The Montana History Foundation (MHF) announces grant funds are available to protect the historic legacy of communities across the state. The grants are available to organizations that want to preserve historical assets of importance to Montana’s history. Project funds are in the categories of buildings/structures, oral histories, collections/artifacts, cemeteries/sacred sites, and education/outreach. Grant criteria is Read More »
Due to popular demand we added another grant writing workshop here in Helena on November 17th. Join us! Here’s what people are saying about them: “Both [presenters] did a great job. Very helpful. Answered questions in depth. Good at giving examples at what to do and what not to do.” “This was an incredibly useful Read More »
We were delighted to co-sponsor the 26th Annual Montana Statehood Centennial Bell Award honoring the Montana History Teacher of the Year for 2014-2015. Our partners in this prestigious award were the Montana Television Network, the Sons and Daughters of Montana Pioneers, and the Montana Historical Society. This year’s recipient was Tonja Brewer, a fourth grade Read More »
Our last on-the-road grant writing workshop was held in Columbus at the Museum of the Beartooths on November 4th. We have one final workshop scheduled for November 17 at our office in Helena. We still have a few openings, so call 449-3770 to register.
Another one of our grant projects almost finished! One-room schoolhouses are a rich part of Montana’s history. This one is in Unionville, in Lewis and Clark County. See the article in the Independent Record HERE.