Grant Guidelines

The Mountain Sky Guest Ranch Fund makes grants to 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations eligible for funding under the United States Internal Revenue Code.

The Fund will consider one proposal from the same organization within a twelve-month period. The Fund does not provide funding for events, individuals, government agencies, municipalities, parochial/private schools or therapeutic programs. The Fund considers secular programs and focuses on programs that function during out-of-school time. A limited number of in-school programs are considered, provided they involve teacher and administration training. Organizations interested in applying for a grant in Park or Gallatin Counties, Montana, should direct questions to:

Tawnya Rupe
Mountain Sky Guest Ranch Fund
P.O. Box 1219
Emigrant, MT 59027

(406) 570-2125

Criteria for Consideration

  • Organizations must offer programming in Park or Gallatin Counties, Montana.
  • Organizations must be classified as 501(c)(3) by the IRS.
  • Programs must provide enhancement to (not replace) public support.
  • Organizations may apply once per calendar year.
  • All programs must be secular in nature and adhere to a nondiscriminatory policy.
  • Projects/programs must fall within the Youth Development or Early Childhood Development focus areas (refer to the “Philanthropy” page for details)
  • Organizations must demonstrate that they have fostered creative community cooperation and collaboration

Grant Application Process

To Submit a 2018 Grant Application Click Here

Invitation code: MSGRF

Proposals must be submitted by 5:00pm Thursday, February 1, 2018.

You will receive notification regarding the status of your application by March 1, 2018.