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Reclamation and Development Grants Planning Grants

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RDGP Planning Grants

The Reclamation and Development Grants Program (RDGP) Planning Grants are state-funded grants designed to fund projects that help plan and develop RDGP Project Grants.

Examples of Projects 

  • Planning activities that lead to RDGP project grant application
  • Site assessment and sampling
  • Feasibility or design studies
  • Groundwater Investigation
  • Research or technology demonstration
  • Grant writing for natural resource cleanup grants and RDGP Project Grants

Grant Amount

DNRC will award grants up to $50,000.

Funding for Planning Grants

DNRC solicits, evaluates, and ranks each application.  Funds are awarded based on rank and available funding. 

Application Deadline

Next deadline*:  Initial review begins on September 5, final deadline is Thursday October 10 by 5 pm

*Initial review of applications will begin on September 5.  Applications submitted by September 5 will be reviewed with up to half of available funding being awarded by September 15.  Applications received by September 5, but not initially awarded will be kept for review with remaining applications received October 10. 

How to Apply

Please see our application guidance (pdf) (word).  Submit applications through the online grant management system: www.fundingmt.org

Additional Information

2019 Biennium Reclamation and Development Planning Grants Awarded

Available Grants

RDGP Planning Grants

How to Apply:  Please see application guidance here.  Submit applications through the online grant management system: www.fundingmt.org

 Application Deadline*:  Initial review begins on September 5, final deadline is Thursday October 10 by 5 pm 

*Initial review of applications will begin on September 5.  Applications submitted by September 5 will be reviewed with up to half of available funding being awarded by September 15.  Applications received by September 5, but not initially awarded will be kept for review with remaining applications received October 10. 

 Information on upcoming deadlines can be found by clicking on the available grants to the left.


Contacts

, 406-444-6691


Resources

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

Need some tips on putting together an application or what to do once you have a grant?  See our Resources and Training page.

Looking for a current RDGP application?  Click on the available grants to the left.  

Final Reports

RDGP Project Grants

AIS Grants