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Multi-Year Grant

The Park County Community Foundation, on a pilot basis, is now offering the opportunity to apply for a Multi-Year Community Grant of up to three years of support. Multi-Year Grants are designed to support the evolution of an initiative. 

Multi-Year Grant proposals will be considered to support: 

  1. Program or project development to evolutionize a community initiative 
  2. A necessary initial investment for the organization to better fulfill its mission 

2-Stage Application Process

  1. Application: Submit written application through online grant portal by February 13. The grants committee will review multi-year grant applications in late-February.
  2. Presentation: Applicants will be notified if they are invited to the second stage of the application process in early-March. Those invited will make an in-person presentation to the Grants Committee during the month of March.

Eligibility

Applicants must be: 

  • A qualified 501(c)(3) organization
  • A public entity located in Park County or with projects and programs in Park County, Montana
  • An organization that has been in existence for a minimum of 3 years, with an executive director in the position for a minimum of one year. 
  • Have a history of successful completion of grant reporting and grant objectives. 

Organizations may submit both a Community and Multi-Year Grant application for the same grant cycle, however the Grants Committee will only fund one of the proposals. Organization awarded the Multi-Year Grant are not eligible to apply for Community Grants during the Multi-Year Grant funding period. However, Collaborative Grant applications that include Multi-Year Grant recipients will be considered. 

Multi-Year Grant recipients will receive awarded funds through annual installments, contingent upon receipt of satisfactory progress reports. 

Multi-Year Grants are NOT intended to fund: 

  • Existing programs year after year
  • General operating support
  • Staffing support

NOTE: Effective for the 2019 grant cycle, the Grants Committee will not review applications from organizations that have an outstanding final report from a previous grant cycle. All final reports for 2018 awards are due on March 1, 2019. To submit a final report Click Here