In addition to CARES Grants, Humanities Montana continued to provide funding opportunities to Montana’s cultural institutions, organizations, scholars, filmmakers, and leaders in our state with Regular Grants, Opportunity Grants, Film + Video, and Research Fellowships. We awarded $117, 731 in support for cultural projects across the state.
2020 Regular Grants Alphabetized by Organization
All Nations On-Line: Rich Media Exhibits on the Ethnic Heritage of Butte, Butte, $3,500.
Alpine Artisans, The Norman Maclean Festival presents Public Lands & Sacred Ground, Seeley Lake, $5,000.
Artemis Common Ground, Home Ground Radio, Helena, $2,500.
Arts Missoula, The Montana Book Festival, $3,000.
Big Sky Film Institute, Native Filmmaker Initiative, $2,000.
Billings Cultural Partners, High Plains Bookfest, Billings, $3,000.
Blaine County Museum, Commemorating the Nez Perce Flight of 1877, Chinook, $1,000.
Bozeman Public Library Foundation, Children’s Festival of the Book 2020, Bozeman, $2,000.
Conservatory ASL Northwest, ASL CAN Film Camp 2020, Great Falls, $3,200.
Crow Language Consortium, Crow Dictionary, Hardin, $5,000.
Death in the West, The Murder of Frank Little, $1,500.
Dillon Middle School, Indian No More, Dillon, $231.90.
Earthboy LLC, American Radical, Bonner, $8,000.
Elk River Arts & Lectures, 2020 Lecture Series, $2,500.
Flathead Valley Community College, Genocide Awareness Lecture Series, $1,500.
Free Verse Writing Project, I Am Montana, Year Three, Missoula, $5,000.
Friends of Montana PBS, Landscapes of a Western Mind: The Story of Ivan Doig, Bozeman, $9,000.
Friends of the Yellowstone Gateway Museum, Montana’s Native People: Perspectives on the Clovis Child, Livingston, $4,000.
Gabriel Furshong, Not Guilty, $1,000.
Great Falls Public Library, Great Falls Festival of the Book, $3,500.
Historical Museum at Fort Missoula, Life Behind Barbed Wire, Missoula, $5,000.
John Clayton, Is This Agriculture or Technology? The Story of 1920s Montana Wheat, $1,000.
Merlin CCC, Thinking as a Community, Helena, $3,500.
Michif Heritage Keepers, Michif Language Workshops, Choteau, $1,000.
Montana Public Radio, The Write Question, $5,000.
Montana State University Library, Bozeman, The Wind from Eden: Montana Weather Stories, $4,000.
Olga Lengyel Institute for Holocaust Studies and Human Rights, Worlds Apart But Not Strangers: Holocaust Education and Indian Education for All, $2,500.
Perma Red LLC, Perma Red Production #1, Missoula, $9,000.
Ravalli County Museum, Bitter Root Day Salish Transportation, Hamilton, $500.
Ravalli County Museum, Virtual Tours for Cultural Exhibits and Collections, Hamilton, $2,500.
The Montana Racial Equity Project, Racial Terror Lynchings in Montana, Helena, $1,300.
University of Montana, Copyright Workshop for Cultural Heritage Repositories, $1,500.
University of Montana, Plenary Talks: Language Reclamation and Beyond, $5,000.
Yellowstone Art Museum, Invisibilia: An Exhibition of Contemporary Indigenous and African-American Artists, Billings, $7,500.
Humanities Montana distributed almost $420,000 in emergency CARES Act funds to 95 cultural institutions across the state to retain employees, pay operational costs, and continue programming. 100% of funding went directly to Montana organizations impacted by COVID-19. All grant recipients were able to continue serving their communities in 2020.