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MHF Grantee Evan Barrett of Highlands College Wins Heritage Guardian Award

July 8, 2016

Evan Barrett of Highlands College has been honored with the Montana Historical Society’s highest award for his outstanding contribution to Montana history and heritage.  Evan’s documentary series, “In the Crucible of Change:  Montana’s Dramatic Period of Progressive Change, 1965-1980” was supported by Montana Tech and Highlands College, along with grants from the Montana History Foundation, Read More »

27th Annual Montana Centennial Bell Award

June 21, 2016

We were pleased to co-sponsor the 27th Annual Montana Statehood Centennial Bell Award honoring the Montana History Teacher of the Year for 2015-2016.  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 is Jessica Johnson, an 8th grade Read More »

Sanders County Keeps Old Paradise School In Public Ownership

June 21, 2016

  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 »

Montana History Foundation Receives Award

June 10, 2016

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

Opportunity to Support the Montana History Foundation on May 3 Through MTGives

April 26, 2016

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 »

Nominations wanted for Montana History Teacher of the Year (grades 7-12)

February 29, 2016

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 »

Montana History Foundation Opens 2016 Grant Process

December 2, 2015

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 »

Last Grant Writing Workshop is November 17th

November 10, 2015

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 »