CFNRC serves the communities of Forsyth, Angela, Ingomar and Rosebud, Montana

CFNRC awards $20,600 in Grants for 2024

The Community Foundation of Northern Rosebud County (CFNRC) held a successful granting season, awarding six grants for $20,600.

The Forsyth Chamber of Commerce received $2,500, which will go to purchasing a permanent storage unit. The Forsyth Elementary School was awarded $3,000 for installing a security fence along the playground area.  $1,000 went to the Forsyth Hiram Lodge to help support the incredibly successful Bikes for Books program with area elementary schools.  $1,200 went to the Tri-City Rec board for upgrades to the Ingomar community center.  The Rosebud County Fair received $2,900 for purchasing and planting trees on the fairgrounds; lastly, the Forsyth Rebranding Project (soon to be Forever Forsyth, Inc. organization) received the Community Signature Grant for $10,000 which will be utilized to conduct a downtown master plan for Forsyth.

The CFNRC has been contributing to outstanding community projects for over fifteen years, investing more than $250,000 back into Northern Rosebud County’s communities, including Angela, Rosebud, Ingomar, and Forsyth. CFNRC-funded projects reflect the Foundation’s strategic goal to “Building the future….right here”.

For answers to other CFNRC Grant application questions, contact Jennifer Anderson (CFNRC former board member and current advisor) at the Extension Office, 346-7320 or jennifer.anderson@montana.edu.

Below is a list of all granted projects that received funding from the Community Foundation (in no particular order):

Recipients:

  • Rock Springs Community Hall
  • Cattlewoman’s Assoc., Hats Off to Ranchers
  • Garden Club: Rosebud Health Care Center Grounds improvement
  • Bikes for Book/ Kindle Comprehension
  • Rosebud Schools: Resupply of chemicals for Hand soap making
  • Forsyth Youth Soccer: Soccer Goals
  • Rosebud-Treasure County 4-H Grounds Improvement Project
  • City of Forsyth Branding Project
  • Tri-City Rec Fund Acoustic Improvement phase III (Ingomar)
 
 
 

The 2024 Grant cycle opens February 1st, 2024 and ends March 1st 2024. Grant applications must be postmarked by March 1st, 2024.  

You can download your application here or pick up a hard copy at First State Bank of Forsyth or the Rosebud-Treasure County Extension office located at the Rosebud County Courthouse.  

 

For assistance completing the application, contact:

Jennifer Anderson, Extension Agent, 406-346-7320.

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CFNRC Awards $20,400 in 2023 Spring Grants

The Community Foundation of Northern Rosebud County (CFNRC) Foundation has awarded $20,400 for the 2023 Spring granting cycle, with a total of $15,400 being awarded from the CFNRC fund, $4,000 from Edna Olson Fund for Youth, and $1,000 from the Aquatic and Rec Center Fund.
“We were impressed with the grant applications,” said CFNRC Board Vice-President Charlee Prince, “ And we were able to grant support to a host of community projects, including; Panels, Poles, and Gates – Ingomar Rodeo Club; Acoustic Improvements Phase IV – Tri-City Community
Enterprises (Ingomar); Forsyth High School Tennis equipment; Bikes/Kindle Reading Program- Hiram Lodge #52; Forsyth High School Drum Line, and Forsyth Municipal Pool Diving Board-City of Forsyth. “It is important to note that the Community Foundation Board awards the funds through a strategic and competitive granting process,” added Prince. “Application guidelines
are available to review on our website.”
The CFNRC has been contributing to outstanding community projects for over fourteen years, investing more than $200,000 back into the communities of Northern Rosebud County, which includes Angela, Rosebud, Ingomar and Forsyth. CFNRC funded projects reflect the Foundation’s strategic goal to “Building the future….right here”.
“To learn more about us, be sure to watch our CFNRC video,” added Prince. It is available to
view on the Foundation website.

CFNRC Awards $23,975 in 2022 Spring Grants

The Community Foundation of Northern Rosebud County (CFNRC) Foundation has been contributing to outstanding community projects for fourteen years, investing over $200,000 back into the communities of Northern Rosebud County.

The 2022 Spring granting cycle produced another round of exceptional applications and projects, with $23,975 being rewarded – $18,975 from the CFNRC fund and $5,000 from the Edna Olson Fund for Youth.

“I was really impressed with all the grant applications,” said CFNRC Board Vice-President Charlee Prince, “We had applications for everything from the Garden Club’s Rosebud Health Care Center Grounds improvement, to supporting a DVD (Hats off to Ranchers) that pays tribute to area ranching and ranchers, to providing Forsyth Youth Soccer new goals, to the City of Forsyth Branding Project.”

“It is important to note that the Community Foundation Board awards the funds through a strategic granting process,” added CFNRC Board President Robert Engle, “And this Spring’s grantees excelled in the development of their applications.”