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Upcoming Events
Feb
21
Fri
11:59 pm Award Nominations Deadline
Award Nominations Deadline
Feb 21 @ 11:59 pm
Award Nominations Deadline
MTRPA, an affiliate of the National Recreation & Park Association, presents awards annually to recognize individuals, organizations and agencies for significant contributions to the parks and recreation profession. Learn more and nominate someone today!
Mar
1
Sun
11:59 pm Presenters Deadline
Presenters Deadline
Mar 1 @ 11:59 pm – 11:59 pm
Presenters Deadline
The conference committee is working hard on session framework to address current topics and opportunities at our MTRPA 2020 Conference. Learn more and submit your presentation today!
Mar
13
Fri
11:59 pm Scholarship Deadline
Scholarship Deadline
Mar 13 @ 11:59 pm
Scholarship Deadline
The Montana Trails, Recreation and Park Association annually awards the Dr. Steve McCool and Dr. Joel Meier Academic Scholarship to a Montana college student at an accredited University or College with a declared major in[...]
Apr
19
Sun
all-day MTRPA Conference 2020 @ Copper King Hotel & Convention Center
MTRPA Conference 2020 @ Copper King Hotel & Convention Center
Apr 19 – Apr 22 all-day
MTRPA Conference 2020 @ Copper King Hotel & Convention Center
MTRPA CONFERENCE 2020 Roaring 2020s: Planting our Planet with Inclusive Communities through Parks and Recreation April 19 – 22 Copper King Hotel & Convention Center Butte, MT Butte-Silver Bow Parks and Recreation is excited to host[...]

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Grant Information

See current grant opportunities below!

Have a grant opportunity to share? Please contact us.


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

Montana State Parks Recreation Grants
Montana State Parks administers the Recreational Trails Program (RTP), a federally funded grants program that supports Montana’s trails. The RTP funds come from the Federal Highway Trust Fund, and represent a portion of the motor fuel excise tax collected from nonhighway recreational fuel use: fuel used for off-highway recreation by snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles, off-highway motorcycles, and off-highway light trucks.
http://stateparks.mt.gov/recreation/rtpGrants.html

KaBoom Grants
Children are missing out ont he childhood they deserve. Play is disappearing in homes, schools, and communities. KaBoom offers several grant possibilities. Not a Playful City yet? Check out their website to see how you can add your city to the list.

Montana Grants & Loans
Grant opportunities for Montana organizations. You’ll need to register, but registration is free.
https://fundingmt.org/index.do

Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation Grants
The Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation has many grant opportunities for non-profits.
http://www.dpwfoundation.org/grants/

Steele Reese Foundation
The Steele-Reese Foundation is a charitable trust committed to supporting rural communities and the nonprofit organizations that serve them in Idaho, Montana, and Appalachian Kentucky.  Since its inception, the Foundation has maintained a focus on the unique challenges of rural living and on helping people build healthy, successful, and sustainable communities.
http://steele-reese.org/

Grant Writers
Grantwriters.net has a large database for grant opportunities. Be sure to sign up for their newsletter. You can customize which grants you are interested in, and they’ll send you notifications when similar grants are available.
http://grantwriters.net/search-for-grants/

Town Pump Foundation
The Town Pump Charitable Foundation was established in 1999 with the mission of providing financial support to Montana charitable or governmental organizations with a priority of supporting/meeting basic needs and education for Montana citizens.
https://www.townpump.com/foundation/

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