Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks would like to thank you for your interest in FWP’s Shooting Range Development Grant Program. The funds are appropriated by the Legislature authorizing FWP to award to successful Applicants for development of publicly available shooting range facilities. These funds come from hunter license dollars and are one way in which Montana’s hunter license dollars are reinvested in Montana’s sportsmen and communities.
Please read the application carefully and answer each question completely.
Please note that FWP defines the Project Period as the period of time in which all approved work and related expenditures are to be accomplished by the Applicant. Work completed or expenditures incurred outside the approved Project Period will be ineligible for reimbursement.
The sequence of events for the grant applications are as follows:
The submission deadline is February 1 of each year.
Grants and associated projects are reviewed for completeness and project eligibility
Grants are scored and ranked based on selection criteria
Environmental Assessments (EAs) are conducted
EAs are published and public comment sought on project for a two week comment period
Responses are made to public comments
Decision Notices are published
Contracts undergo legal review
Contracts are sent to applicants for signatures
Projects are to be completed and bills submitted for reimbursement by the following June 15th
*Projects may be extended to the next June 15th following an accrual process and an amended contract being signed.
If you have any questions please contact:
Shooting Range Program
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
1420 E. Sixth Ave.
Helena, MT 59620