1776 Foundation announces latest grant recipients

Billings, MT – The 1776 Foundation today announced the recipients of its financial grants for the third quarter of 2021. The 1776 Foundation launched its grant program during the spring of 2017 to help support like-minded organizations by funding programs that are in line with our mission.

Montana FFA Foundation, Helping Hands Grant Program – $1,000 – “Learning to Serve” is part of the FFA Motto. Keeping in the spirit of their motto the Montana FFA Helping Hands Grant was created to secure funds for FFA community service projects. The Helping Hands Grant allows FFA students to submit their community service projects and receive the funding needed to move forward with their projects.

Frontier Institute – $500 – Founded in 2020, The Frontier Institute is a nonpartisan, nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization that elevates objective research and powerful stories to cultivate informed civic leaders dedicated to breaking down government barriers so that all Montanans can thrive.

Veterans Navigation Network – $1,000 – Veteran’s Navigation Network’s mission is to facilitate a smooth transition for our Nation’s Service Members, from military service to civilian life. To do this VNN creates a network that strives to allow Veterans to succeed through job placement, physical and mental health, and linking the other services available, by creating a network of support throughout the community.