AIS Grants- DNRC

Funder Name or Agency: MT DNRC
Funding Sources: State Agency
Elligible Entities: Tribal Governments, State Agency, Local Government and Utility Districts
Funding Amount: $15000
Deadline: March 28, 2019
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he Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) Reclamation and Development Grants (RDG) Program offers state-funded grants for the prevention and control of aquatic invasive species (AIS). The goal of the grants is to protect the natural resources of Montana from severe and unacceptable damage from aquatic invasive species.


Eligible Activities:  Activities include but are not limited to aquatic invasive species: (1) outreach and education; (2) prevention; (3) surveying and monitoring; (4) control; (5) treatment demonstration, research or design; or (6) other related actions.


Who is Eligible:  AIS grants are available to state, city, county, tribal governments, or other local government subdivisions within the state.


Applications due Thursday, March 28, 2019 by 5 p.m.  


Application Submittal:  Applications may be submitted by email or mail to the addresses listed below. Click here for the application and for additional information. Please note: the application has been slightly revised since the last cycle. Applicants must use the most recent version of the application.

Submit by email to:

Heidi Anderson Folnagy

(406) 444-6691

Submit by mail to:

Department of Natural Resources 

and Conservation

Resource Development Bureau

Attn: Heidi Anderson Folnagy

P.O. Box 201601

Helena, MT 59620-1601

Questions? For technical questions about AIS projects, please contact Stephanie Hester, 406-444-0547, For all other questions about the grant program, administration and reporting contact Heidi Anderson Folnagy, 406-444-6691,


Additional information about the grant program can be found at the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) website at or by contacting DNRC.

Need help writing your application?  Please check out the Resource Development Bureaus Resources and Trainings webpage which includes webinars on grant writing, FAQs for grant sponsors and other useful information.  Find it here: