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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 program includes:

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Renewable Resource Grants and Loans (RRGL)

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Reclamation and Development Grants Program (RDGP)

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Irrigation Development

  • Grants range from $300,000 to $20,000

2019 Biennium Applications

CARDD Projects 2017

Bureau News

DNRC RRGL program announces 2019 Biennium Applications:

Application list (updated pdf)

DNRC RDG program announces 2019 Biennium Applications:

Application list (pdf)

Additional Resources:


Resource Development Bureau

Chief  406-444-6687

Renewable Resource Grants and Loan Program

         RRGL Engineer

        RRGL and Watershed Grant Program

         RRGL and Private Grant Program

Resource Development Program

Aquatic Invasive Species Program

Montana Invasive Species Advisory Council

Glasgow Field Office


RRGL and Irrigation Development Program

PO BOX 231

228 6th St S

Glasgow, MT 59230

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