Please read instructions below before filling out the following CMF Grant Application.

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Applying for a CMF Grant:

Central Montana Foundation Board of Directors meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month to consider minor grant requests under $5,000 and once a year at its annual meeting in May to consider major grants requests, $5,000+.

Minor grants are due the 10th of the month to be considered in the month the application is received. The major grant deadline is April 1.

Only non-profit or or tax-exempt organizations in Fergus, Garfield, Judith Basin and Petroleum Counties are eligible for Central Montana Foundation grants. If your project is in Denton, Garfield County, Grass Range, Hobson, Judith Basin/Stanford, Judith Gap, Moore, Petroleum County, Roy or Winifred, your community endowment may have grant funds available. Please call CMF at 538-6130 for contact information.

Projects that will benefit educational, medical, essential services, civic and cultural projects are eligible and priority is given to projects that will benefit the most Central Montanans.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

CMF does NOT grant funds to individuals, political or religious organizations, or to organizations whose primary purpose it to influence legislation, to participate in or intervene in any political campaigns on behalf of any, or against any, candidate for office. Requests that are discriminatory, illegal or harmful, or which pose an unacceptable conflict of interest to the community are not eligible for CMF funding or grants. 

Please use the following fillable, electronic form for your grant request and return it to Central Montana Foundation, PO Box 334, Lewistown, MT  59457. (Grant applications must be mailed and postmarked by the deadlines noted above.) Questions can be directed to CMF Executive Director Carrie Mantooth at the CMF office, 406.538.6130, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.