A Heart for Horses Inc. (AH4H)Montana Horse Community Grant Program

Purpose of A Heart for Horses, Inc. (AH4H) Montana Horse Community Grant Program

The program awards grants throughout the year to support projects, sponsorships, and activities related to education, equine therapy and events in the Montana horse community. Projects of most interest to AH4H include those that develop community based equine events, equine therapy and the welfare of horses in the Montana horse community.


Eligible Applicants for Our Grant Program

Eligible Applicants:
  • Not-for-profit and non-profit organizations in Montana
  • Clubs & associations, businesses, licensed farms, stables, and educational horse related programs in Montana

How to Apply for Our Grant Program

Applicants must use and complete the grant application form available online here.

Please do not exceed the number of words indicated in each section, and maintain the order and format of the application form provided on our website. Please use the notation “N/A” if a question is not applicable to your project.

Faxed or mailed applications will not be accepted.

Grant requests are given up to $1,000 per grant and multiple grants may be given depending on the scope of the project.


What's the application review process?

Who reviews applications?

Applications that meet the eligibility and submission guidelines above will be reviewed by the AH4H team. The review team is made up of 3 Board members and the Executive Director.

What will the application be renewed for?

  • Potential impact and value in the Montana horse community
  • Size and scope of community activity
  • Financial need
  • Quality of written presentation

What makes A Heart for Horses, Inc. board is less likely to fund grant projects?

A Heart for Horses, Inc. board is less likely to fund grant projects that use money for; supplies already purchased, projects already conducted and the purchase or lease of horses. The Board encourages entities seeking sponsorships for events to submit their request in the form of a grant to this program.

Will a grant amount ever be less than what was requested?

In some instances, the review committee may recommend a grant amount less than what was requested. Grant recipients should be notified of the status of their application within 90 days after received. Project must be completed by the end of year granted(DEC 31) unless otherwise stated in the approval letter. A final report detailing how the grant monies were spent and the outcomes of the project is also due by end of year granted (DEC 31) unless otherwise stated in the approval letter. If a final report is not given, the grantee will not be eligible for future grants from AH4H.

Who do I contact if I have questions about the grant program?

Trey Keeton
A Heart for Horses Inc.