Information for Montana's Tourism Industry

Montana Office of Tourism


Special Events Grant Program (SEGP)

The purpose of the Special Events Grant Program (SEGP) is to diversify and enrich Montana's tourism product by developing new and enhancing existing community-based tourism festivals and events. The goal of SEGP is to create and sustain economic development through the advertising and promotion of "hallmark events."

Applicants must be a Montana non-profit entity, city, county, or tribal government. Applicant organizations must be officially recognized by the IRS as having a non-profit status. No state or federal agencies may apply.

The minimum grant funding that can be allocated to any one proposed project in any fiscal year will be $2,500. The maximum grant funding that can be allocated to any one proposed project will be the maximum of the SEGP funding set for that given fiscal year.

For the current SEGP Overview, Application and Award Summary, go to:

Tourism Digital Marketing Grant

The purpose of the Tourism Digital Marketing Grant is to assist Montana businesses improve their competitive digital marketing position within the tourism industry.

Eligibility requirements for the Tourism Digital Marketing Grant include:

  • Applicant must be currently licensed to do business in Montana with its principal business office located within the state of Montana.
  • Projects must be legal, commercially viable, ethical, must not contain adult only material, offensive or political content.
  • Grants are to be used for the creation or enhancement of digital marketing and cannot be used for domain registration, web hosting, general maintenance services, real estate marketing or annual subscriptions. This is a partial list and projects will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
  • Applicant must be directly involved in the project. No financial pass through organizations will be allowed to apply.
For the current Tourism Digital Marketing Grant Overview, Application and Award Summary, go to:

Carol Crockett, Grants Manager
Ph: 406-841-2796