Since 2001, HACF has awarded nearly 350 grants totaling nearly $250,000 to nonprofits in the Helena Area.

In 2019, HACF awarded 13 grants for projects that promote: access to transportation, collaboration, arts and culture, basic community needs, education, land and environmental conservation, and youth programs.  Check out the Grantees page to learn more about the projects.

The Grants Application window for 2019 was May 13  through June 16, 2019. The window to apply is now closed and grants for 2019 have been announced.  

To familiarize yourself with what the process for a future application, you may take a moment to watch this quick tutorial on the grant application process.  We know your time is valuable and we want to maximize your chances of success. 


In 2020, HACF has dedicated funding to the Helena Area Emergency Relief Fund for COVID-19. This is expected to replace our 2020 Grant Cycle. 

We invite all organizations to join Greater Helena Gives to raise funding for operational or other funds, and to apply for funding through the Emergency Relief Fund for urgent needs related to COVID-19.