Department of Commerce

Montana Historic Preservation Grant Program

The Montana Historic Preservation Grant (MHPG) Program is a state-funded program created in 2019 as a result of Senate Bill 338, Sections 1 through 17. The MHPG Program is designed to support public or private entities with the preservation of historic sites, historical societies, or history museums through grant funding.

Eligible applicants can apply to complete projects or activities for the preservation of historic sites, historical societies, or history museums. Preservation activities include:

Historic sites will be considered eligible if one of the below criteria is met:

Maximum Award Amount

$500,000

Cost Matching

Match is encouraged and may increase the competitiveness of an application, but is not required unless the applicant is a for-profit entity.

Eligible Applicants

Individual

  • Individuals applying through a fiscal agent
  • Individuals applying in coordination with a local government

Association

  • For-profit or not for profit organizations and businesses

Governing Unit

  • Incorporated city or town
  • County
  • Consolidated government
  • Tribal government

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