The Helena Area Community Foundation (HACF) has concluded our only planned grant cycle for 2023. Funding for 2023 totals $72,750 and is provided by: HACF in the amount of $30,000; Lewis and Clark County in the amount of $23,750; and the City of Helena in the amount of $19,000. This grant cycle opened on March 6, 2023 and closed on March 30, 2023.

OPEN MEETING NOTIFICATION: These grants were evaluated on April 11th, 2023 in the downstairs training room at 901 N Benton Ave (Child Care Connections), starting at 9 a.m

This meeting was open to the public.

OPEN MEETING NOTIFICATION: Final Grant Determinations were held during the HACF April Board Meeting on April 18, 2023 at 3:45 p.m., including a period of public comment.

Awards were finalized and announced by April 28, 2023. Final award amounts and grantees can be viewed on the 2023 Grantees page

2024 Grant Cycle*
January 22nd, 2024: Grant Application Opens on the HACF Website
January 25th, 2024 (tentative): Grant Training for nonprofits
February 20th, 2024: Grant Application Closes
Soon after March 19th, 2024: Grant Awardees announced and contacted
*Some of these dates are a little more flexible due to the nature of our grant cycle.