Summer Egrants Tour is BACK!

The Montana Office of Public Instruction will again be hosting the Summer Egrants Tour.  Below are the dates, times, and locations:

  • July 26, 2022: Evergreen Elementary (Kalispell) 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • July 27, 2022: Target Range Elementary (Missoula 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • July 28, 2022: Manhattan High School 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • August 10, 2022 Virtual 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

The OPI will send out more information at a later date as locations are firmed up.  Districts that are attending will need to bring a wi-fi enabled laptop, enrollment numbers, low-income counts, homeless numbers, and CEP statuses.  It’s also good to bring your own hotspot-just in case!  For more information, please contact Vacant at 406-444-5660.

Jack O’Connor, Federal Programs Director, at 406-444-3083 or



Important Timelines:

  • Cash requests submitted from April 26th through May 25th will be processed and paid on June 10th

  • Cash requests submitted from May 26th through June 17th will be processed and paid on June 22nd

  • There are no payments in the month of July, the next grant payment will be made on August 10th 

  • September 1:  Egrant Consolidated Applications must be created/opened by this date. Last date to create an amendment on a previous year’s application without OPI approval. NOTE!  The Carl D Perkins Egrant must be completed by this date.​

  • September 30:  Egrant Consolidated Applications must be submitted by this date.​

  • October 31:  Egrant Consolidated Applications must be approved by this date.​

  • Districts missing the deadlines must submit a letter to Sharyl Allen, ​
    deputy superintendent, stating why the timeline was missed, and then give a plan to meet the due date in the future-this must come from the district board chairperson.  Missing the deadlines can move the district onto the high-risk list!​