Farm Bill on Capital Hill

April 15th, 2024

In fall of 2023, the Greater Montana Foundation helped fund Montana television networks' Farm Bill on Capitol Hill coverage. It was a chance for a young journalist Ryan Gamboa to navigate the daunting landscape of Washington D.C. Ryan and his colleagues at the Scripps News DC bureau worked on stories that mattered, followed up on previous coverage, and reported on our congressional delegation conducting the nation's business. Ryan was a journalist first but also experience the wonders of our nations capital. while working with an experience capitol bureau, giving Montanas agriculture community and MTN viewers first-hand reporting on the progress of the bill.

The Greater Montana foundation was proud to support the work of Ryan Gamboa and his colleagues on the coverage provided by Montana's MTN stations.

General Grants

General grants are available for nonprofits and others: for film, TV programs, documentaries, videos, webinars, etc. with applications due annually on April 1 and awards made in June.

Commercial Grants

A major goal for GMF’s founder, Ed Craney was to improve commercial broadcasting in the state. There is no deadline for grant applications from commercial stations if you can demonstrate that this is an urgent and critical issue & production is time-limited