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Call For Nominations

We need your help! Nominate your favorite historic preservation project or preservationist and help us thank those who have contributed so much time and energy to preserving a piece of Montana history. Each year MPA honors people who safeguard our state’s heritage by helping to preserve our historic and cultural places. Our annual awards not only draw attention to the ways that preserving Montana heritage and culture can breathe new life into a community, they also give due credit to people who save places near and dear to all our hearts.

Completed nominations must be submitted or postmarked by March 15. Notification of selection will be sent to all parties by April 1. Award Ceremony will be held on Friday, June 15 at Noon at the Cedar Creek Lodge, Columbia Falls, during the MT Preservation Road Show.

You can submit your nomination online by filling out the form below. For rehabilitation and restoration projects, a minimum of five photos are required. Photos can be emailed to Christine Brown at or prints can be mailed to Montana Preservation Alliance, 120 Reeder's Alley, Helena, MT 59601. For information about our 2016 Excellence Award winners, click here.

Trouble with the online form? You can download a Word or PDF form by clicking on the buttons below this form. 

Nominee Name *
Nominee Name
Nominee Address
Nominee Address
Your Name *
Your Name
Your Phone No. *
Your Phone No.
Award Category *
Please select one category for your nomination.
Describe the project(s) or person(s) to be nominated. Include the building or site history and significance, biographical details (for individual achievement nominations), difficult issues overcome, creative financing, community/volunteer involvement. Projects must have been completed within the last 3 years.
Tell us how the project has changed or benefited the community. For individual achievement nominations, give at least 3 examples of their contribution to preserving a historic Montana property.
In what way did the nominee contribute to the project or to the effort to preserve Montana history and culture as a whole? Did this person set an example for high standards or tireless effort? How has this person contributed to the future of preservation in Montana?

If you had trouble with the above form, you can download our Nomination form by clicking the buttons below. Don't forget to email representative project pictures to Christine Brown at