GRANTS

Grant-making is a program central to the mission of the Helena Area Community Foundation.

HACF annually offers one grant cycle to award funding from our endowment accounts. This year, in partnership with the City of Helena and Lewis and Clark County, we are offering two additional grant cycles. 

 

 CYCLE ONE (CLOSED)

February 10-March 15, 2022: 2022 “City of Helena” Fund

Awards determined or by April 20, 2022

Grant awards will be made in $500-$2000 amounts

$19,000 in funding is available 

This cycle is subject to Montana’s open meetings law

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February 10 – March 15, 2022 “Lewis and Clark County” Fund

Awards determined or by April 20, 2022

Grant awards will be made in $500-$2000 amounts

$23,750 in funding is available  

This cycle is subject to Montana’s open meetings law

 

CYCLE TWO (Open Now!)

 May 10-June 20, 2022 HACF Annual Grant Cycle

Awards determined on or by July 19, 2022 

Grant awards will be made in $500-$2000 amounts

Total funding available: $30,000

Application is available at  https://forms.gle/R29YJJvtSVnE7Frp6 or on Grant Application 2022 Page

 

CYCLE THREE 

June 27-July 29, 2022 COVID “City of Helena” Recovery Fund 

**Initial Information**

This grant will require a 1:1 cash match, and the purpose of funding must be related to COVID relief or recovery. If you are interested in applying for this grant cycle, we highly recommend determining availability of matched funding or even securing match funding in advance. 

Awards will be determined on or by August 26, 2022. 

Grant awards will be made in $2,000-$14,000 amounts, and will require a 1-1 cash match. 

$388,000 in funding is available

This cycle is subject to Montana’s open meetings law