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DNRC Headquarters
1539 Eleventh Ave. Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-2074 | Fax: (406) 444-2684
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Resource Development Bureau

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 The Resource Development Bureau (RDB) provides technical and financial assistance to local governments, state agencies, nonprofits and private citizens for projects that benefit, protect, restore, conserve or sustainably develop Montana’s natural resources. RDB also provides assistance to conservation districts for the administration of water reservations. 

The grant and loan programs administered by the bureau total over $340 million in bond authority and over $10 million in grants each biennium. The RDB program includes the following:

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Renewable Resource Grants and Loans (RRGL)

Reclamation and Development

Grants Program (RDGP)

Irrigation Development Grants

 Project Grants

Project Loans

Project Planning Grants

Watershed Management Grants

Emergency Grants

Private Grants

Private Loans

Project Grants

Planning Grants

Aquatic Invasive Species Grants

Grants range from $300 to $20,000

Bureau News

 

Now Available!  Funded Projects Map

Grants Currently Available

Renewable Resource Planning Grants

Reclamation Development Planning Grants

Applications due 2/28/19

Reference the grants page for more information for the ongoing grant opportunities.


Final Reports Available

RRGL and RDGP project grant final reports and interactive map available here.

AIS grant final reports available here.


DNRC RRGL Program Announces 2021 Biennium Ranked Applications:

Ranked Application List (pdf)

DNRC RDG Program Announces 2021 Biennium Ranked Applications:

Ranked Application List (pdf)


RRGL and RDG Budget Books

2020-2021 Biennium Budget Books Page


DNRC CARDD Successful Grant Writing Webinar Series

Successful Grant Writing 101     Webinar   PDF
Writing for Success     Webinar   PDF
Developing a Scope of Work     Webinar
Developing a Budget     Webinar
Webgrants Online Application 101     Webinar   Handouts
Introduction to the RDG Program     Webinar   PDF

Additional resources can be found on the Resources and Training page here


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Contacts

Resource Development Bureau

Chief  406-444-6687


Renewable Resource Grants and Loan Program

         RRGL and Private Grant Program

         RRGL and Watershed Grants


Reclamation and Development Grants Program

Aquatic Invasive Species Program 
Montana Invasive Species Council


Glasgow Field Office

 406-228-4129
RRGL and Irrigation Development Program
PO BOX 231
228 6th St S
Glasgow, MT 59230