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MCF artist grants available

The Montana Community Foundation, Inc. announces its annual grant cycle from the William B. Pratt Fund to benefit Montana Indigenous, Folk, Traditional, and Media Arts.

Applicants are eligible to apply in one of two funding areas, including Media Arts and Montana’s Indigenous, Traditional, and Folk Arts. Grants will range in size from $500 to $2,000. Grant applications will be accepted from Jan. 13 to March 17, 2023.

Montana 501(c)(3) organizations and local, state, and tribal governments are eligible to apply. Individual artists and other entities may apply under a fiscal sponsorship. Apply at

Interested applicants are encouraged to review the grant guidelines to determine eligibility for funding, and contact Elisa Fiaschetti, Program Director at 406-441-4953 or with any questions.

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Join a St. Peter’s women’s health physical therapist and a maternal mental health specialist on Thursday, Jan. 26, for a 2-hour virtual class to discuss useful tips and education to remedy discomforts and guard against pain and dysfunction during and after pregnancy.

Also learn to prepare for any perinatal mood or anxiety disorders such as postpartum depression. Registration is required at


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