School Finance

State School Oil and Natural Gas Impact Grant

Monday, November 25, 2013, 11:52 am

The 2011 legislature established a state school oil and natural gas impact account.  The purpose of the account is to provide money to schools that are receiving oil and natural gas production taxes under 15-36-331, MCA in an amount less than 20% of the district’s maximum general fund budget but that are impacted by oil and natural gas development.  A listing of eligible districts is located at the following link: CLICK HERE.

To apply for the grant, log into the E-grants application at the following link and select the Oil-Natural Gas Impact grant: CLICK HERE. Grants will be awarded based on need and impacts, among other criteria.  Grant applications are due no later than January 15, 2014

For more information, contact Janelle Mickelson, (406) 444-3249