Department of Agriculture

Growth Through Agriculture (GTA) Grant and Loan Program

GTA projects should primarily add value to Montana’s agricultural products, have prospects for achieving commercial success given the current personnel, experience and resources of the applicant and have the possibility to create and/or retain jobs in Montana. Examples of project activities include, but are not limited to: equipment purchases, advertising/promotion, and consultant services such as engineering costs.

Maximum Award Amount

$50,000, (Grants) $100,000, (Loans) $150,000 in total funding.

Cost Matching


Eligible Applicants

Individuals, Businesses and Industry Organizations, Public and Private Agencies and Organizations, Educational Institutions, Local Governments

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