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How ecosystem mapping can aid your region – May 21, 2024, 1:00 p.m. MDT – Online

In this TBED Community of Practice webinar, experts from EcoMap and SourceLink will demonstrate how they approach developing ecosystem maps tailored to your region, as well as strategies to keep these tools up-to-date and seamlessly incorporated into your daily operations. This webinar will provide the actionable insights needed to integrate ecosystem mapping into your organization’s strategic toolkit.

Want $50,000 To Improve Your Community? Apply For A Hometown Grant!

T-Mobile is helping support small towns across America by funding community projects like upgraded tech, outdoor spaces and more.

Montana voters have chance to review their local governments in June elections – $400K for Missoula???

“It’s kind of a Jeffersonian idea – it’s an opportunity for us to refresh and to evaluate,” he said. “We’re not the same state, our counties aren’t the same as they were in 1970, and so I think it’s good for us.”

Extended Deadline: Accepting Applications: Big Sky Economic Development Revolving Loan Fund Grant Program

A total of $8 million will be awarded to evaluated applicants who meet program guidelines.

Save the Date: 2024 Montana Downtown & Main Street Conference – 10/23-25 – Bozeman, Livingston

The annual Montana Downtown & Main Street Conference is open to Main Street and downtown district promoters, elected officials, city staff and planners, architects, engineers, property owners, business owners, chambers of commerce and anyone interested in promoting and revitalizing downtowns and Main Streets.

Accepting Applications: Big Sky Economic Development Revolving Loan Fund Grant Program

The Big Sky Economic Development Revolving Loan Fund Grant Program creates a public-private partnership between the State of Montana and local economic development organizations (EDOs). It will award funding to EDOs to create new or support existing revolving loan fund programs that help businesses in local economies across Montana.

Access to Finance for Small Businesses in Montana: 2nd report just released

Part Two of the comprehensive report on \”Access to Finance for Small Businesses in Montana\” is released. This report delves into challenging landscape of small business financing in Montana, offering timely recommendations.

Healthtech Forum for Founders & Funders with Early Stage MT & Big Sky EDA – 3/13 – Billings and Zoom

Whether you’re an entrepreneur, investor, healthcare professional, or simply someone who is passionate about health and technology, this event is an excellent opportunity to learn from experts in the field and connect with others who share your interests. You’ll come away with a deeper understanding of the latest trends in healthtech and the potential they hold for shaping the future of healthcare.

A ‘soft landing’ or a recession? How the economy is performing in Billings and Montana

The solid hiring revealed in Friday’s jobs report for November, along with a raft of other recent economic data, is boosting hopes that the U.S. economy will achieve a “soft landing” next year rather than a widely feared recession.

Billings Welcomes Two Additional Daily Flights by United Airlines with Service to Denver, Colorado

Expanded service will be in full effect on May 23rd, respectively, with the fourth flight being added as early as March 31st of 2024.