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Montana Noxious Weed Trust Fund (NWTF) Grant Program

Montana Noxious Weed Trust Fund (NWTF) Grant Program

NWTF logo - Montana Map with mountains and weeds

The  Montana Noxious Weed Trust Fund (NWTF) Grant Program was established by the 1985 Montana Legislature to provide funding for the noxious weed  research projects, state and community education/development projects, and local cooperative - landowner cost share. Applicants may apply for funding up to $75,000 per project. Additional information can be found in the Grant Guidelines or use the menu above for information on Applying, Instructions, Funding History, and the Advisory Council.

If you know someone interested in this grant program, please print and distribute the 2018 brochure.

Apply for a Grant

Upcoming Meetings/Trainings/Conference:

MDA is currently recruiting for the following Noxious Weed Management Advisory Council positions to start July 1, 2024:

  • Recreationist / Wildlife Group Representative
  • Noxious Weed Free Materials Representative
  • Montana Weed Control Association Representative
  • Eastern County Weed District Representative
  • At-Large Member

Send applications and letter of interest to by May 31, 2024.

Apply Here

EDDMapS Summit, Virtual
April 3, 2024

Business Meeting/Grant Hearings

March 18-20, 2024
Location:  Delta Hotel Helena Capital Room
Business Meeting Agenda /  Grant Hearing Agenda
Zoom Information

Upcoming Important Dates:

March 18-20, 2024 - Noxious Weed Trust Fund Grant Hearings, Delta Hotel Helena
April, 2024 - Distribution of FY24 Grant awards
April, 2024 Education, Development, and Research Grants Status Reports Due
November 30, 2024 - Status Reports due for open Noxious Weed Trust Fund Grants / Final Status Reports due for FY23 County/Reservation Program Enhancement $7,500

Funding Opportunities Currently Available:

Funding Opportunities for 2024 have closed, and those for 2025 will open in September, 2024.

Apply online here: For more information visit the Applying webpage and Grant Guidelines at the top of the page or contact Greta Dige at