PPL Montana's Community Fund is awarding grants to 18 nonprofit community organizations across the state this spring. The Museum of the Rockies is one of those grant recipients and will receive $10,000 for renovations and upgrades.

Twice a year, the PPL Montana Community Fund Advisory Board awards $100,000 in grants to schools and nonprofit organizations for programs that address quality-of-life issues. The grants range from $1,000 to $10,000 each.

The Museum of the Rockies here in Bozeman is a proud spring 2012 PPL Montana Community Fund grant recipient. The museum will receive $10,000 to renovate facilities and upgrade equipment in the Taylor Planetarium, which has welcomed more than 2 million visitors since it opened in 1989.

For the full list of spring 2012 PPL Montana Community Fund grant recipients, CLICK HERE