2021 Grant Cycle
We are now accepting grant proposals for the 2021. We have extended the deadline to submit proposals from March 15 to April 1. 

To Apply 
If you are considering applying, take a look at our grant guidelines to see if your project is one our foundation might support...  If so, we'd welcome your submission. Carefully follow our application instructions and use this application cover sheet.* 

•we are using the 2020 form for 2021 as well
For More Info
call: 406-461-8708

Jerry Metcalf

Jerald Love Metcalf  (1936-1995) was born in Billings, Montana, on June 8th and spent most of his early years in his home state.


After a tour in the U.S. Navy, college at the University of Montana, graduate school at Northwestern University in Chicago, and nine years working in advertising in New York, Jerry returned to Montana. Here he became well known as a four-term Democrat in Montana’s House of Representatives and as a collector and authority on Montana art and antiques. He also served as  a volunteer and board member for many community-building organizations such as the Montana Arts Council, the Lewis and Clark Historical Society, and Big Brothers and Sisters of Helena.


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 was created to honor Jerry and celebrate his life and his abiding love of Montana.