Ends on April 9, 2017
Thank you for your interest in being part of the 2017 Red Ants Pants Music Festival. This application is for FOOD vendors (craft vendors should apply elsewhere). Food vendors receive a 20'x20' booth/truck space. If you need a larger space, please note this in your application (additional charges may apply). Vendors will be selected by a jury, priority being given to vendors with local and/or homegrown/raised products. Applications will only be received through this online form and are due by Sunday, April 9th. Please do not send additional hard copies. We are doing our best to keep up with the volume of interested vendors! All vendors will be notified by May 1st on the status of their application. Thank you for your cooperation.
Thank you for your interest in being part of the 2017 Red Ants Pants Music Festival! This application is for CRAFT and ORGANIZATION vendors only (food vendors must apply elsewhere). This is for a 10'x10' booth space.

Craft vendors are selected by a juried decision process. Priority will be given to vendors with local, handmade crafts, and organizations with missions that parallel our Foundation. Folks selling pyramid scheme products and products not made in the US need not apply. We appreciate the work that you do, but we are working hard to maintain the homegrown feel of our event, thank you for your understanding.

Applications will only be received through this online form and are due by Sunday, April 9. Please do not send additional hard copies. Vendors will be notified by Monday, May 1 of our final decision. We are doing our best to keep up with the volume of interested vendors....thank you for your cooperation!
 


The Red Ants Pants (RAP) Foundation is pleased to announce the sixth round of our Community Grant Program. This program is made possible by funds raised at the 2016 Red Ants Pants Music Festival in White Sulphur Springs, MT and private donations. Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2017. Grant winners will be notified by June 1, 2017. Winners will be awarded weekend passes to the 2017 Festival and congratulated in the Festival newspaper, on the Foundation website, and through social media channels. Eligible individuals or organizations must have a mission and values in alignment with the RAP Foundation, or show that the grant award will be used in a way that furthers the RAP Foundation mission and values.

The mission of the Red Ants Pants Foundation:
-To develop and expand leadership roles for women
-To preserve and support working family farms and ranches
-To enrich and promote rural communities


The values of the Red Ants Pants Foundation:
-To recognize and cultivate a strong work ethic
-To encourage and build self-reliance, especially for women
-To educate the public on the importance of maintaining traditional work skills
-To provide opportunities for people with different perspectives to connect, build bridges, and discover common ground.

 
These grant awards are available to 501-C3 non-profit organizations, and in limited cases, for-profits organizations, as long as the project has a public charitable mission. The grant award will range between a minimum of $500 and a maximum of $10,000. Incomplete applications will not be considered. No funds will be awarded for any expenses incurred prior to written approval of the grant award from the RAP Foundation.
The RAP Foundation Board of Directors may not advocate on behalf of any grant applicants to which they have a direct connection, and must recuse themselves from any discussions regarding applicants with which they have a conflict of interest (as defined in the RAP Foundation Board Conflict of Interest Policy).

Consideration will not be given to organizations or individuals whose mission or intended use of the award fails to meet the mission and values of the RAP Foundation. In addition, these grant awards are not intended to support the following types of organizations and activities: 
-Organizations that discriminate based on race, color, gender, religion, sexual
orientation, national origin, age or disability.
-Religious endeavors.
-Organizations engaged in political, legislative, or lobbying activities.
-Family reunions.
-Marketing sponsorships or cause marketing or advertising projects.
-Individual scholarships.
  
Thank you for your application. We look forward to hearing about your projects! Cheers, and thanks for the great work you do!

Sincerely,
Sarah Calhoun and the Red Ants Pants Foundation Board of Directors