Gardening and produce image bannerAbout the Project

Growing Together Montana (GTMT) is a collaboration between the MSU Extension Nutrition Education Program and the Master Gardener program that provides grants to active Master Gardener volunteers with a focus on growing and donating produce to local food banks and other emergency food resources. Master Gardeners also have the opportunity to work with SNAP-Ed instructors in their communities to provide nutrition education to the individuals and families that utilize the food banks. Montana will be joining Iowa, Nebraska, Michigan, Illinois, Wyoming, and Indiana in offering this grant opportunity. 

GTMT Grant Application Information

Who can apply?

Active Master Gardener volunteers of any level!

When are applications due?

The 2022 application is now available and will be due Friday, February 11th, 2022 by 5pm! Want to know more? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

How much funding will I receive?

Applicants may request up to $2,000 for their projects.

 MSU Extension Agent & Master Gardener Resources Project Materials & Resources
Press Toolkit
Application Materials

Please carefully read the Project Description and Overview before beginning the application.

Donation Garden Toolkit
Gardening Resources

Success Stories

Growing Together Project in Old Hays, MT on the Fort Belknap Reservation 

2021 Growing Together Montana Impact Report

Growing Together Montana 2021 Impact Report (Text only version)

Contact Information

Master Gardener & Project Coordinator: Dara Palmer

dara.palmer@montana.edu

Phone: 406-994-2120

Fiscal Coordinator: Heidi Nunnikhoven

heidi.nunnikhoven@montana.edu 

Phone: 406-994-2230

MSU Extension Nutrition Education Program Interim Director: Leah Gramlow

leah.gramlow@montana.edu

Phone: 406-994-6079

This Institution Is An Equal Opportunity Provider.