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DNRC Headquarters
1539 Eleventh Ave. Helena, MT 59601
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Resources and Training

Swamp Creek Siphon project tour.


Resources and Helpful Documents


All Programs

Renewable Resources Grant and Loan Program

Reclamation and Development Grants Program

DNRC Grant Writing Tips

Vendor Invoice Instructions

Vendor Invoice

Final Report Certificates Guide

RRGL FAQ for Grantees

RRGL Project Checklist

RRGL Program Brochure

RRGL Progress Report Template

RRGL Budget Expenditure Definitions

Budget Tracking Spreadsheet

RRGL Project Grant Authorizing Statement

 RRGL Progress Report Form

Private Grant Program Brochure

RDG FAQ for Applicants

RDG FAQ for Grantees

Progress Report Template   (pdf)   (word)

Reimbursement Checklist

Grant Close-out Checklist

Final Report Certificates

Webinar: Intro. to RDG Program   (pdf)

Webinar: Tips and Tricks for RDG Project Grants  (pdf)

Environmental Checklist, Examples, and Training:

Environmental Checklist

Environmental Checklist Training Slides

Example Checklist

Example MEPA Environmental Assessment

 Training Video:  Environmental Checklist Tutorial


Training for Applicants and Grantees

NEW! Introduction to Submittable for Grantees (Webinar - use access code: K29zQdB^) (Agenda and Notes)


Remote Testimony for Applicants to RDG and RRGL Programs 2021 (Webinar - use access code:  aQC.g6.F)(pdf)


2020 Grant Writing Workshop 

Handouts Presentations

Links to Natural Resource Grants and Resources

Watershed Funding Opportunities

Webinar Note-Taking (word) (pdf)

Goal-Objective-Task Worksheet 

Environmental Checklist Example and Resources

Project Management Plan Worksheet

Webinar Introduction (pdf)

Grant Strategy (webinar(pdf)

Types of Natural Resource Grants (Webinar Pt1, Pt 2(pdf)

Writing Purpose and Need (webinar(pdf)

Project Management Plan (webinar) (pdf)

Budget Justification (pdf)

Public Involvement, Support, and Permitting (webinar(pdf)

Environmental Assessment (webinar(pdf)

Scoring Criteria, Review Process, and Awards (pdf)

Webgrants Instructions, Hints, and Tips (pdf)

Past Trainings

Webgrants- Status Reports and Claims    Webinar

Successful Grant Writing 101   Webinar   PDF

Writing for Success   Webinar   PDF 

Developing a Scope of Work   Webinar 

Developing a Budget   Webinar 

Navigating the Webgrants Online Application   Webinar   Handouts


Bureau News


Looking for Project Funding?

Grants and Loans for Natural Resource Activities Handout

Project Grants List

Renewable Resource Grants and Loan Program Project Grant Applications have been submitted are available on the RRGL Page.

Grants Currently Available

Reclamation and Development Planning Grants reviewed monthly.

Private Grants currently available.

Emergency Grants currently available.


Apply online at

See Grants and Loan page for more information


Now Available!  Funded Projects Map

Final Reports

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

AIS grant final reports available here.

Additional Resources:



Resource Development Bureau

Chief  406-444-6687

Renewable Resource Grants and Loan Program

         RRGL and Private Grant Program

         Watershed Management Grant Program

         RRGL Program Engineer

Reclamation and Development Grants Program


Glasgow Field Office

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