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How Montana is Working to Break Down Barriers to Fair Housing:


There's no better place to live, work, and play than Montana. Building a successful life here starts with having an affordable and accessible place to call home. Still, for many Montanans finding a stable ...


State looks to pitch Montana as a free-spirited place for adventure - "Discover Your Montana Moment":


The Montana Department of Commerce's tourism campaign's tagline is "Discover Your Montana Moment," http://marketmt.com/News/tag/discover-your-montana-moment which builds off the popular social media campaign ...


10th Annual Montana Downtown Conference - 10/18-20 - Great Falls :




Community Development Projects Boost Jobs, Infrastructure, Access to Affordable Housing - April 17-22 is Community Development Week:


Each year, more than $5 million is awarded to Montana towns for community development projects that improve infrastructure, access to affordable housing, and increase training and job opportunities. The ...


Montana Department of Commerce Grant Brings Filmmakers to Wildlife Film Festival:


In support of the 40th annual International Wildlife Film Festival in Missoula, the Montana Department of Commerce and Montana Film Office have granted the festival funding to bring filmmakers to the ...


April is Fair Housing Month - VIDEO: Accessible, Affordable Housing is the Key to Living a Full, Independent Life:


For many Montanans, finding accessible and stable housing can mean the difference between living an independent, healthy life or struggling to get by. That's why the Montana Department of Commerce is ...


Montana-Made Commercial Wins 'Outstanding Location' Award - This Land is Your Land:


A television ad filmed in Montana took home the top prize Saturday for outstanding location at the Location Managers Guild International awards. It's the first time Montana has been recognized as an outstanding ...


How Montana's Film Industry Helps Boost Main Street Economies:


It's very possible there has been no greater commercial made to promote the state of Montana than Robert Redford's film "A River Runs Through It." The opening scenes of the movie show sweeping shots of ...


Department of Commerce Helps Montana Distillers, Brewers Export Overseas:


Seven Montana producers of spirits and beer are seeking to expand their distribution through a trip to Japan with the Montana Department of Commerce. The producers will be part of a Montana-branded ...


Nearly $2 Million Approved for Development Projects in Montana's Coal Communities:




The Montana Board of Research and Commercialization Technology:


The Montana Board of Research and Commercialization Technology (MBRCT) provides a predictable and stable source of funding for research and commercialization projects in Montana. MBRCT encourages ...


Montana Board of Housing Boosts Access to Affordable Homes After $42 Million Bond Sale:


The Montana Board of Housing has sold nearly $42 million in bonds with the proceeds of that sale going to fund loans for first-time homebuyers. "Thanks to the bond sale, these first-time homebuyers ...


Governor Bullock Announces 15 Economic Development Grants:




Missoula Tech Company, TOMIS, Wins SBDC 'Shark Tank' Competition at the Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation:


Evan Tipton and his team created an automated marketing intelligence platform for tour operators. TOMIS helps tour operators manage marketing in the digital age, with products like search engine optimization, ...
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2 Montana Films Featured at South by Southwest:


Two made-in-Montana films will be shown this weekend at the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas. The Ballad of Lefty Brown is making its world premiere on Saturday http://schedule.sxsw.com/2017/films/71455?_ga=1.130015692.190260497.1488578534 ...


46 New Producers, Native American Pavilion Featured at 19th Annual Made in Montana Tradeshow:


More than 145 craftspeople, food producers, artists, and entrepreneurs will kick off small business week at the Montana Department of Commerce during the 19th annual Made in Montana Tradeshow for Food ...


Governor Bullock Announces Montana Exporter of the Year Award:


Operating in Butte since 1986, the company employs over 350 full-time personnel. The company's international sales accounted for almost half of its total revenue in 2016, making it one of Montana's leading ...


Commerce Department Announces Funding to Update Eastern Montana Health Center, Retain Jobs:


The Montana Department of Commerce Tuesday announced $400,000 to upgrade and retain 30 jobs at the Garfield County Health Center in Jordan, Mont. "The Garfield County Health Center upgrades will create ...


Montana-Made Commercial Lands 'Outstanding Location' Nomination:


A television ad filmed in Montana is among five nominees for the Location Managers Guild International's outstanding locations in a commercial award. Livingston's iconic mountain peaks open and close ...


Governor Bullock names Pam Haxby-Cote to run Commerce Department:



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16 Made in Montana Films Featured at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival:


Montana's premiere non-fiction film event, the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, kicks off today in Missoula, which will feature 16 made-in-Montana documentaries. The Montana Department of Commerce's ...


New Research Allows Montana Tourism Leaders to Focus on Innovation:


For the first time in a decade, the Montana Department of Commerce's Office of Tourism and Business Development has commissioned research to provide actionable data about how to market the state and entice ...


Resiliency Planning For Better Communities And Stronger Local Economies, 2/22, Online:


he Montana Main Street Program and the Community Technical Assistance Program (CTAP) are happy to pass along the following information: Wednesday, February 22 | 12:00PM - 1:00PM Mountain Time ***Please ...


Governor Bullock Announces Funding to Grow Businesses, Train Montanans for 84 New Jobs across Montana:


Governor Steve Bullock today announced $411,017 in grants to help businesses in five Montana train Montanans for 84 new jobs. "Our economy is growing and businesses are expanding. I'm pleased that ...


Department of Commerce Welcomes New Film Commissioner Allison Whitmer:


The Department of Commerce has welcomed Allison Whitmer to the position of Film Commissioner for the Montana Film Office http://www.montanafilm.com/ She comes with great vision and experience with the ...


Montana Small Business Development Centers Partner with Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation:


Partnership to Increase Reach of SBDC Services, Shark Tank Competition The Montana Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network has partnered with the Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation ...


Three growing IT firms in Missoula receive grants from the Big Sky Economic Development Trust Fund for workforce expansion:


Three technology companies based in Missoula plan to create an additional 40 or more good-paying jobs over the next year, a result of rapid growth within their industries. Missoula County commissioners ...


Montana Main Street Contributes to National Publication:


The Montana Main Street Program is happy to share the inaugural issue of State of Main, an annual publication of the National Main Street Center, which features the article, "Healthy Places: How Designing ...


Trulia Report Finds Housing Credit Development has no Significant Impact on Surrounding Home Values:


Real Estate aggregator Trulia released a report on November 16 titled, "There Doesn't Go the Neighborhood: Low-Income Housing Has No Impact on Nearby Home Values." https://www.trulia.com/blog/trends/low-income-housing/ ...


DestinationNEXT Workshop in Big Sky, Montana Highlights Need for Tourism Master Plan for Big Sky:


Big Sky remains a developing destination with opportunity for more community engagement and support With grant funding from the Montana Department of Commerce's Economic Development Trust ...

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