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DNRC Headquarters
1539 Eleventh Ave. Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-2074 | Fax: (406) 444-2684
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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:  February 28, 2019 by 5 pm

How to Apply

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

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:

 Application Deadline:  February 28, 2019 by 5 pm

AIS Grants

How to Apply:  AIS Grant Application (pdf) (word)

 Application Deadline:  March 28, 2019 by 5 pm

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


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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