2019 Grant Cycle
The deadline for submitting a grant proposal in 2019 was March 15. This year our board funded 21 projects with grants between $500-$4,000. 

To Apply in 2020
Review our grant guidelines
to see if your project is one our foundation might support. If you decide to apply in 2020, please make sure to u
se this official application and carefully follow the application instructions. Each year we start to accept grant proposals in January and our deadline for submission is March 15.
2019 Final Report Form 

All grantees are required to fill out this form, when you have completed the project you JMF grant supported. 
For More Info
call: 406-461-8708

The Jerry Metcalf Foundation -- Mission


Formed in 1997, the JMF is a private, non-profit organization that has been supporting progressive work in Montana with small grant awards for non-profit projects. The foundation honors Jerry Metcalf and celebrates his life and his abiding love of Montana.

Jerry deeply appreciated Montana's history, culture, arts, and environment.
He treasured Montana's cities and towns, mountains and valleys, rivers and streams. He enjoyed the ordinary things: work and laughter, creativity and compassion. 

The Jerry Metcalf Foundation awards grants to individuals and groups working to enhance Montana's natural environment and diverse communities.

The Foundation supports projects in these areas

  • the visual, performing, and literary arts
  • historical research and preservation
  • environmental research and conservation
  • education and community health