MT Dept. of Natural Resource and Conservation
Tribes, cities, counties, CDs and other local government entities may apply.
grants must address at least one of the following:
(1) reclamation of land, water, or other
resources adversely development); (2)
by mineral of damage
development (mining to natural resources
and gas mineral
development; (3) investigation and remediation of sites where hazardous wastes or regulated substances threaten public health or the environment; or (4) crucial state need. Projects addressing a crucial state need must prevent or eliminate severe and unacceptable damage to natural resources or capture extraordinary public benefit that would otherwise be lost.
Project planning activities may include problem analysis, feasibility or design studies, environmental monitoring, remedial action plans or implementation, technology demonstration, research, construction or acquisition of capital facilities, or other related actions that lead to development of a full-scale project. Up to $50,000 is available per
US Fish and Wildlife Service – Grant Programs for Local Governments
North American Wetlands Conservation Act - To provide funding assistance to promote conservation of wetlands and associated habitats for migratory birds and other wildlife Preference given to projects that have grantee or partners that have never participated in a
NAWCA supported program. Match.
Small Grants Program- grants may not exceed $50,000; 50%
Cooperative Conservation Initiative - To restore natural resources and establish or expand wildlife habitat. 50% Match.
USFS Forest Legacy Program
The Cooperative Forestry Staff, of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Forest Service, works with States, private landowners, and other partners to promote healthy forests and livable communities throughout the United States. Our programs and partnerships help private landowners and rural communities care for their forests, strengthen local economies, and maintain a high quality of life.
We are a partnership-driven organization. Federal funding is provided to States, local governments, and non-profit organizations to leverage additional resources and fuel innovative ideas. We work closely with the Forest Service's Urban & Community Forestry staff, other units within the Forest Service, and other federal agencies to enhance and maintain forests across watersheds and ecosystems, both on private and public land.