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1539 Eleventh Ave. Helena, MT 59601
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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

Grants range from $300 to $20,000

Bureau News

DNRC RRGL and RDG Programs Announce 2023 Biennium Submitted Applications

Applications were submitted on June 1, 2020

RRGL Application List

RDG Application List


Grants Currently Available

TBD- See Grants and Loan page for more information


Now Available!  Funded Projects Map


Emergency Rule Notification

CARDD adopts emergency rules to extend RRGL and RDG Project Grant Deadline to June 1, 2020

Notice of Rule Change      Emergency Rule


Final Reports Available

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

AIS grant final reports available here.


Resources and Training on Grant Writing, Funding Opportunities, and more


Additional resources can be found on our 
Resources and Training Page


Additional Resources:

 


Contacts

Resource Development Bureau

Chief  406-444-6687


Renewable Resource Grants and Loan Program

         RRGL and Private Grant Program

         RRGL and Watershed Management Grant Program

         RRGL Program Engineer


Reclamation and Development Grants Program


Glasgow Field Office

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