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CD Grants

The DNRC Conservation Districts Bureau administers a range of grants for Montana Conservation Districts in managing natural resource issues at the local level.

Please visit the categories below to find which grants are available. Selecting any header will provide you with a more detailed description of each grant.


GRANT PURPOSE ELIGIBILITY AWARD AMOUNT DEADLINE

Administrative

 

CD administrative expenses

Conservation District Administrative Grants

Conservation Districts Based on financial need May 1, 2020
District Development

CD capacity building: This program will

provide funds to increase conservation

district employee's hours to assist in 

planning, securing funding, and implementing 

programs that improve public outreach, 

improve conservation district administrative

capabilities, and implement conservation

plans.

District Development Grant Application

District Development Grant Guidelines

Conservation Districts $10,000

Quarterly:

July 17, 2019,

October 23, 2019;

January 15, 2020;

April 22, 2020

Education Mini

Student and adult education projects that

focuses on water, weeds, or other natural

resources.

Education Mini-Grants

Education Mini-Grant Guidelines

Conservation Districts

(sponsored natural resource

education)

$500

Quarterly:

July 17, 2019,

October 23, 2019;

January 15, 2020;

April 22, 2020

HB 223

Any project sponsored by a Montana

conservation district under its authority.

223 Application (pdf) *download and use Acrobat to fill in

HB 223 Grant Guidelines

HB 223 Final Report Summary Template

Conservation Districts Up to $20,000

Quarterly:

July 17, 2019,

October 23, 2019;

January 15, 2020;

April 22, 2020

Pollinator

Any project that improves pollinator habitat

and sponsored by a Montana conservation

district. 

Conservation Districts

(sponsored natural resource

 education)

$500 minimum

$15,000 maximum

First come, first served