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Stronger Communities. Safer Montanans

Dream Adaptive Recreation ski and snowboard instructors in Whitefish, MT are now certified and trained to teach lessons to individuals with disabilities. Roundup, MT Memorial Healthcare facility has a functioning security system.  And, an ADA compliant ramp has been installed at the Women’s Resource Center in Dillon, MT.

These are just three of the 15 projects Montana State Fund supported in 2019 through our Assisting Charitable Endeavors (ACE) program.

Dream Adaptive Recreation ski instructors ski with a client

WHAT IS ACE?
ACE is Montana State Fund’s charitable giving program that has been in effect for 19 years. It was created as a vehicle to financially help Montana based nonprofits to promote workplace safety, supply safety trainings or purchase equipment that enhances safety and well-being. Since its’ start, 260 organizations have received help from the program. The average grant is $1,797, with a grand total of $467,191 dispensed.  The ACE grants require a dollar-for-dollar match.

ACE Criteria

  • Grantee promotes workplace safety
  • Safety Trainings
  • Assistance with the purchase of equipment that enhances safety and community well-being
  • The program will result in a widespread benefit for a Montana community or the state as a whole
  • The program benefits a representative cross section of small and large communities across Montana
  • The program will have the potential to result in positive public communication about MSF and the ACE program
  • The minimum grant will be $250
  • The maximum grant on applications received will be $2,000

Interested?
To learn more about the program, review past grantees,  or to apply,  go to our website montanastatefund.com, click on the About MSF tab then click on ACE Grants. If you have questions about the program contact Ethan Heverly or call 495-5426.

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Making Contact

Providing quality customer service is our number one priority at Montana State Fund. If you ever have a question or need assistance please feel free to call a customer service specialist who will be happy to assist you.

Important MSF Contact Information

Customer Service
800-332-6102
406-495-5001 (Direct Line to Select Service)
406-495-5006  (Direct Line to Premier Service)

Main Website Address
montanastatefund.com

Safety Website Address
safemt.com 

Return to Work Resources/Young Worker Safety
safemt.com

Safety Seminars safemt.com
800-332-6102 Extension 5361 (Kirk Smith)

ACE Program 800-332-6102 Extension 5292 (Rita Naylor)

Fraud Hotline 888-MTCRIME 888-682-7463