Grant Writing Workshop

The Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA) announces noxious weed grant funding is now available through the 2022 Noxious Trust Fund (NWTF) Grant Program.  Established by the 1985 Montana Legislature, the NWTF grants provide funding for noxious weed research projects, development projects, state and community education, and local cooperative – landowner cost share. Funding assistance is provided to counties, local communities, researchers, and educators to assist with their efforts to solve a variety of weed problems in Montana.

Applicants may apply for funding up to $75,000 per project through WebGrants – Montana Grants and Loans. The deadline to apply is January 6, 2022. To learn more about these opportunities, visit the Noxious Weed Trust Fund website or contact Greta Dige, NWTF Program Coordinator, at 444-7882 or

Important Dates:

  • Applications are now available for the 2022 cycle through WebGrants.
  • October 19, 2021 Grant Training Workshop – Lewistown Fairgrounds (See attached flyer)
  • November 1, 2021 – Applications due for FY22 Emergency Funding
  • November 30, 2021 – Status Reports due for open Noxious Weed Trust Fund Grants / Final Status Reports due for FY21 Special County/Reservation $7,500 Grants
  • January 6, 2022 – Applications due for FY22 Noxious Weed Trust Fund Grants (including FY22 $7,500 Special County/Reservation Grants)
  • March 7-11, 2022 – Noxious Weed Trust Fund Grant Hearings, Delta Hotel  Helena, MT
  • April, 2022 – Distribution of FY22 Grant awards

If you have any questions, please contact Greta at 444-7882 or Jasmine at 444-3140.

The Montana Department of Agriculture’s mission is to protect producers and consumers, and to enhance and develop agriculture and allied industries. For more information on the Montana Department of Agriculture, visit


Workshop Flyer FY22