Montana Arts Council

Public Value Partnerships

Public Value Partnerships (PVP) provide operating support for the artistic and educational mission of Montana arts organizations. The program recognizes strong operations, stable management, ongoing engagement, and high-quality programming for the communities being served.

Public Value Partners expand their work by:
• Building relationships with audiences, funders, community and political leaders.
• Creating greater relevance and connection to what has value and meaning to the community.
• Demonstrating a strong return on investment that brings meaning, adds vitality, and becomes a catalyst for new ways of thinking, seeing and solving problems.

Maximum Award Amount

Grants will range from $2,000 to $10,000 annually.

Cost Matching


Eligible Applicants

All applicants must be one of the following:

  • Non-profit arts organization with an IRS 501(c)(3) ruling, incorporated in Montana and registered and in good standing with the Montana Secretary of State.
  • Tribal or university arts program with ongoing outreach programs that significantly extend services beyond the campus.

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