FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 15, 2019
CONTACT: Erin Fashoway
The Montana State Library is Now Accepting FY2019 MLIA Grant Applications
(HELENA) --- In accordance with the Montana Land Information Act (MLIA), the Montana State Library administers an annual grant program to distribute accumulated funds from the Montana Land Information Account, established by MLIA. Grant applications are evaluated by the State Library and its advisory council, the Montana Land Information Advisory Council, and follow the MLIAC Grant Subcommittee Code of Ethics. Grant criteria are established based on the original intent of the MLIA and the goals and objectives of the annual Montana Land Information Plan.
The grant application deadline is Friday, February 15, 2019, before 5:00 pm MST. This a year-long grant program that follows the state fiscal calendar: July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020. Eligible grant applicants must represent a form of government:
- Any department, agency, board, commission, or other division of the state government,
- Any city, county, or other division of local government,
- A tribal government within the state,
- The Montana University System.
The MLIA Grant Application Package can be found online: geoinfo.msl.mt.gov/mliagrant.