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Information, Research and Analysis (IRA) Unit

About the IRA Unit

The Information, Research, and Analysis (IRA) Unit provides professional Grant Acquisition services as well as assistance with Special Projects to local governmental departments, agencies, and programs in the areas of criminal justice, community based services, human services, housing, public facilities and infrastructure, arts and cultural affairs, transportation, and economic development. The IRA Unit may also provide assistance to non-profit agencies within these realms.

Services Provided

Grant Acquisition and Special Project services include but are not limited to: 


Two staff members with over 35 combined years of grant writing and administration experience comprise the IRA Unit. Nancy Rittel, Grants Administrator IV, and Leslie McClintock, Grants Administrator III, work under the supervision of the Director of the Missoula City-County Department of Grants and Community Programs. Other professionals utilized by the IRA Unit include city and county GIS Specialists and a Research Assistant, the latter of which is filled through an internship program with the University of Montana. Funding for the IRA Unit is a combination of resources such as grant funds, City and County funds, and agency fees.

Contact Information

If you are associated with a city or county department, agency, or program, or you are a representative of a non-profit agency that works on local governmental initiatives and you would like assistance with finding grants or writing grant applications, contact either:

         Nancy Rittel                     or                 Leslie McClintock
        (406) 258-4933                                    (406) 258-3612          

One-Page IRA Unit Description Sheet (PDF)


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