Growing a Safer Montana

Middle School Safety Equipment Grant

Montana State Fund is committed to the safety of Montana’s future workforce. The Growing a Safer Montana Middle School Safety Equipment Grants are for Montana students in 6th, 7th or 8th grade in the construction trade or industry classrooms.

Eligibility: All Montana construction trades (welding, carpentry and automotive tech) and industry middle school teachers are eligible to apply. (Multiple classrooms at one school are eligible. Each individual classroom and teacher must apply for their own grant.)

Award: Selected classrooms will be awarded a grant for $850 worth of PPE (personal protective equipment) for students. The PPE may include welding helmets, welding gloves, leather or rubber work gloves, safety glasses, earmuffs, ear plugs with dispenser, safety goggles, flame resistant clothing, high visibility vests and hardhats, etc. A list of items will be supplied to the teachers who are awarded the grants.

Application Period: April 1st, 2021- April 30th, 2021

Contact Information: If you have questions regarding the grant, contact Sophie Magnuson at 406-495-5397, Wendy Forgey at 406-495-5184, or Rob Sperle at 406-495-5332.