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At Headwaters RC&D we are committed to getting you the resources you need to become successful. The links below will direct you to reference pages.

Montana State University Extension Office - Grant Opportunities


Montana Department of Commerce - Business Resources


Montana Department of Agriculture

Growth Through Agriculture Category I: Economic Development Projects

Growth Through Agriculture Category II: Mini Grants & Loans

Trade Show Assistance Program

Beginning Farm & Ranch Loan Program

Building Our Montana Communities Program (FFA Grants)

Montana Junior Agriculture Loan Program

Rural Assistance Loan Program

Rural Community Development Grants

Specialty Crop Block Grant

Noxious Weed Trust Fund Grant Program


Montana Arts Council

Artists in Schools & Communities

Artist’s Innovation

Public Value Partnership

Strategic Investment Grants for the Arts

Teacher Exploration of the Arts Grants

Other miscellaneous Foundations / Grants / Agencies


Montana Department of Commerce

 Big Sky Economic Development Trust Fund

     o   Category I: Job Creation

     o   Category II: Planning Project Funding

Community Development Block Grants – Economic Development

Primary Sector Workforce Training Grants

Wood Products Revolving Loan Fund

Indian Country Economic Development (ICED): Tribal Business Development Funds

Montana Indian Equity Fund

Indian Entrepreneur Development Program

State-Tribal Economic Development Commission

Micro-Business Finance Program

Montana State Small Business Credit Initiative

Trade Show Assistance

     o   Commerce Trade Show Assistance

     o   International Marketing Assistance Program

Montana Board of Research and Commercialization Technology

Montana Small Business Innovation Research / Small Business Technology Transfer

Neighborhood Stabilization Program

Montana Quality Schools Grant Program

Treasure State Endowment Program

Montana Office of Tourism Grants

     o   Digital Development

     o   Infrastructure

     o   Event Paid Media Advertising

     o   Trade Show Assistance


Montana Department of Labor & Industry

Incumbent Worker Training Program


Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks

Off-Highway Vehicle Program

Recreational Trails Program Grants

Montana Snowmobile Program

Land & Water Conservation Fund


Montana Department of Military Affairs

Disaster and Emergency Services Grants


Montana Department of Natural Resources & Conservation

Wastewater and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Loan Program

Reclamation and Development Grants Program

Renewable Resource Grant and Loan Program

Range Improvement Loan Program

Irrigation Development Grants


Montana Department of Transportation

Airport Loan & Grant Program

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

Research Project Funding

Emergency Medical Services Grant Program

Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grants

Traffic Safety Programs

Capital and Operating Grants to help qualified organizations provide transportation to the rural general public, elderly, and disabled

Montana Essential Freight Rail Loan Program

Transportation Alternatives Program

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