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Commerce's Treasure State Endowment Program Awards Planning Grants to 63 Montana Communities:


Sixty-three Montana communities will share $900,000 in infrastructure planning grants through the Montana Department of Commerce's Treasure State Endowment Program (TSEP) to assist with the financing ...


Montana Schools Can Learn How to Access Broadband Funding During Feb. 23 Webinar:


Join Broadband for Montana Schools February 23 at 9:00 a.m. for a brief webinar on how your school or district can apply for a portion of the $2 million state match funding to boost broadband access in ...


Webinar On $2 Million State Match Funding To Boost School Broadband Access - 2/23 :


Join Broadband for Montana Schools February 23 at 9:00 a.m. for a brief webinar on how you can apply for a portion of the $2 million state match funding to boost broadband access in your schools. ...


Public Invited to Nominate Candidates for Montana Tourism Awards - Nominations Will Be Accepted Online Through Friday, Feb. 2:


The Department of Commerce is asking for the public's help to recognize the best events, people, places and projects representing Montana's tourism and recreation industry. Nominations may be submitted ...


Why Do People Leave Small Montana Towns, and What Helps Bring Them Back?:


The downward population trend and the loss of school-age children and jobs that support families are forcing Choteau and other rural Montana communities to think strategically about confronting and reversing ...


Montana's Public Lands Are Open for Business:


Montana's exceptional snow conditions and world-class access to outdoor recreation will not be impacted by a possible federal government shutdown. Montana and its public lands will be open for business ...


Governor Bullock Announces Grants to Strengthen Tourism in 27 Communities:




Made In Montana Tradeshow For Food & Gifts - 3/23-24 - Helena:


The annual, two-day trade show connects wholesale store buyers from across the region with over 150 members of the Made in Montana program. Exhibitors come from all over the state to display and ...


Department of Commerce Announces Workforce Training Grant Awards to Train Hard-Working Montanans for New Jobs:


"A qualified workforce is critical to the success of Montana's growing economy," said Haxby-Cote. "These grants provide an incentive for Montana businesses to expand the size and quality of their ...


2018 Building Active Communities Initiative - 5/8-10 - Livingston, Montana:


BACI Action Institute May 8th -10th, Livingston, MT The Montana Nutrition and Physical Activity (NAPA) Program's Building Active Communities Initiative (BACI) is a project of the Montana ...


TODAY 12/29 - Montana Dept. of Commerce, Olympic Hopeful Maggie Voisin to Promote Montana with 360-Degree Live Video - Join her today as she Skis Whitefish Mountain Resort:


The Department of Commerce on Friday will continue its winter tourism marketing campaign with a Facebook Live event to be shot in 360-degree video for the first time ever. Whitefish native and Olympic ...


Two Montana-Made Films Selected for 2018 Sundance Film Festival:


Two films with Montana ties have been selected by the Sundance Institute for the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. "Wildlife" and "Dark Money" both stood out from thousands of submissions, each earning one ...


Department of Commerce Announces Community Development Block Grants for 8 Montana Towns, Cities and Counties:


Montana Department of Commerce Director Pam Haxby-Cote today announced $3.3 million in federal community development grants to assist eight local governments with projects to add or enhance important ...


Montana Department of Commerce Announces Grants for 28 Native American Businesses:


Montana Department of Commerce Director Pam Haxby-Cote Tuesday announced $318,000 in funding will be awarded through the Indian Equity Fund (IEF) Small Business Grant to support the growth of 28 Native ...


Montana Board of Research and Commercialization Technology Request for Proposals Research and Commercialization Projects - Fiscal Year 2019 Guidelines:


The Montana Board of Research and Commercialization Technology enc ourages economic development through investment in research and commercialization projects. The board has about $ 800,000 available ...


Does Your Community Vision Pencil Out? Part One: Under The Hood With Policy - 12/20 - Webinar :


Wednesday, December 20, 2017 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Mountain Time *** Part Two: Strategic Investment to Shape and Incentivize Development Wednesday, January 24, 2018 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM ...


Does Your CommunVision Pencil Out? Part Two: Strategic Investment To Shape And Incentivize Development - 01/24 - Webinar:


Wednesday, January 24, 2018 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Mountain Time *** Local leaders throughout the country envision making their community more livable, with walkable neighborhoods and vibrant ...


Department of Commerce Announces Community Development Block Grants for 8 Montana Towns, Cities and Counties:


Montana Department of Commerce http://commerce.mt.gov/ Director Pam Haxby-Cote today announced $3.3 million in federal community development grants http://comdev.mt.gov/programs/cdbg to assist eight ...


Montana Main Street Program Grants Awarded to 9 Communities to Help Revitalize, Strengthen Downtowns:


Nine Montana communities will share $100,000 in grants through the Montana Department of Commerce's Montana Main Street Program, to support downtown revitalization and economic development projects. "Montanans ...


Montana Department of Commerce Announces Grants to Support Main Street Businesses:


Montana Department of Commerce Director Pam Haxby-Cote today announced $726,584 in economic development grants to assist Main Street businesses across Montana with creating 93 jobs, providing workforce ...


Winter Tourism Campaign Brings Montana Moments to New Audience:


As the weather shifts to cooler temperatures, the Department of Commerce is shifting its tourism marketing campaign to attract a different kind of visitor to Montana this winter. Commerce's data-driven ...


Free Local Update Of Census Addresses (LUCA) Workshop - 11/8 - Helena And Webinar:


Montana receives $1,989 per person annually from federal assistance programs that distribute funds based on Decennial Census. Montana can lose $19,890 over 10 years for each person that ...


Montana Commerce's Board of Housing Adds More Affordable Homeownership Opportunities with $42 Million Bond Sale:


Nearly 200 Montana first-time-homebuyers will be able to access low- interest mortgage loans thanks to proceeds of a $42 million bond sale by the Montana Department of Commerce's Board of Housing. "For ...


Lt. Governor Cooney, Director Haxby-Cote Celebrate Homeownership with Helena's Habitat for Humanity:


Lieutenant Governor Mike Cooney and Commerce Director Pam Haxby-Cote today marked a milestone alongside a Helena family on the completion of their rehabilitated home funded in-part by Habitat for Humanity ...


Montana-Filmed 'Walking Out' Hits the Road for Premiere Tour:


Montana Film Festival Brings Feature Film to Theaters Across Montana http://www.montanafilmfestival.org/roadshow/ The Montana Film Office at the Department of Commerce is teaming up with the Montana ...


Made in Montana Business Coaster Pedicabs Manufacturing Featured in Philadelphia Public Art Exhibit:


Coaster Pedicabs https://www.coasterpedicab.com/ on Display by Internationally Acclaimed Artist Cai Guo-Qiang A unique Made in Montana manufacturing company is making its mark in the expanding community ...


Montana Department of Commerce Director Haxby-Cote Announces $127,500 in Grants to Support Tribal Business Development:


"Native American Business Advisors provide critical services to entrepreneurs in Montana's Indian Country," said Director Haxby-Cote. "Their support helps Native American-owned businesses to grow, create ...


Governor Bullock Continues Broadband Partnership To Increase Internet Access for Montana's Schools:


Governor's Office, Commerce, School Administrators team up with EducationSuperHighway We are excited to announce that the Governor's Office, the Department of Commerce (DOC) and the School Administrators ...


10th Annual Montana Downtown Conference & Downtown/Riverfront Opportunity Showcase - 10/18-20 - Great Falls:


Join us for Montana's 10th Annual Downtown Conference and Downtown/Riverfront Opportunity Showcase, being held in Great Falls, Montana October 18-20! This year's focus is economic development, ...


Technical Assistance Opportunity to Create Healthy, Economically Vibrant Montana Communities:



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