What We Do

The Missoula County Department of Grants and Community Programs works to improve the quality of life for our community. Staff identify needs in the community and work to secure resources to meet those needs, often in collaboration with other City and County departments and non-profit and for-profit entities. 

Resources for funding include grants and loans from federal, state, county, and private entities. Staff research funding opportunities and write or package applications for those funds. In addition to preparing grant applications and administering the funds, increasing public awareness about community issues is a critical role of the Grants and Community Programs department.

Staff can...

  • Prepare and administer grant proposals and planning documents.
  • Negotiate terms and manage contracts.
  • Coordinate and facilitate service delivery among providers.
  • Provide technical assistance to agencies and entities.
  • Monitor program effectiveness.
  • Provide direct services to victims of crime.
  • Implement and manage grant-funded programs.
  • Issue and respond to requests for proposals.
  • Recommend allocation of resources.
  • Submit mandated reports to State and Federal agencies.
  • Identify human and public service needs by facilitating or participating in the work of ongoing coalitions and task forces, citizen groups, service providers, and public officials.
  • Acquire and manage the necessary informational, technical, and financial resources needed to respond to identified community needs.

The Department of Grants and Community Programs is located at 223 W Alder (one and a half blocks east of Orange Street). For more information on services we provide, view the organization chart,  call our office at (406) 258-4939, or email grants@missoulacounty.us.



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