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Community Assistance Fund (CAF)

Grants to Montana Nonprofits and Agencies
in Eligible Locations to Benefit Residents

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Missoula County

Deadline Date:

05/12/21 3:00 PM


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Grants to Montana nonprofit organizations and government agencies in eligible locations to benefit residents. Funding is intended to provide basic needs through a range of services to at-risk groups. The program is intended to create a safety net or continuum of services for at-risk populations with basic needs such as food, shelter, medical care, and emergency transportation in Missoula County.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 181133

Term of Contract:

The project period begins July 1, 2021 and ends June 30, 2022. Funds may not be expended or obligated prior to July 1, 2021.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible entities are not-for-profit health and human service organizations or governmental agencies that provide basic needs assistance to at-risk populations.

Pre-Application Information:

Tentative Timeline:
The following is a general and preliminary timeline of activities associated with the submission, review, and award process for the Community Assistance Fund program.
- Notice of Financial Assistance (NOFA) issue date: March 30, 2021
- Application deadline – Electronic submission only: 3 p.m. May 12, 2021
- Staff compilation of applications: May 13-14, 2021
- Preliminary recommendations for CAF funding provided to county administrative staff for consideration during development of fiscal year 2022 budget: June 2021
- Staff notifies applicants of tentative CAF award amounts. Applicants may be requested to submit revisions.: July 2021
- Board of County Commissioners approves final county budget, including Community Assistance Fund budget: September 2021
- Staff notifies applicants of final award amount, FY 22 contracting process begins: September 2021

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online:

Direct questions to:
Nancy Rittel, Grants Administrator
(406) 258-4657

Missoula County Administration Building
199 West Pine St.
Missoula, MT 59802
406-258-4700 fax

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USA: Montana: Missoula County

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