Developing a more Entrepreneurial Montana

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Series of free webinars planned to help small businesses with the Incumbent Worker Training Program in Montana via ZOOM the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m.

Job Service Sidney in collaboration with Job Service offices in Glendive, Miles City and Wolf Point, have put together a series of educational ZOOM sessions for employers. These will take place via ZOOM the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m.

Grant program announced for women-owned businesses

Applicants can begin applying on January 18.

Great Falls Economic Development Top 10 for 1-10-21

We’re partnering with Select USA (US Department of Commerce) to present Select Great Falls Montana for your next AgriBusiness or Manufacturing location. 

**FY2021 USDA Rural Business Development Grant(RBDG) – Applications Being Accepted!**

To be competitive when applying for RBDG funds, proposed projects should approximate these levels.

MSU Extension’s Reimagining Rural program challenges small towns to shape their future

At the conclusion of the program, the Montana Community Foundation, a program partner, awarded $32,000 in grants to the communities to support projects that were identified or discussed during the series.

Lake County Community Development Corporation has changed its name to Mission West Community Development Partners.

We believe Mission West Community Development Partners perfectly describes both the region we serve and our way of doing business.

MEDA January Online News is available for your review. 

Don’t forget to take advantage of the NDC Scholarship opportunity; more details are in the newsletter. 

Great Falls Economic Development Top 10 for 1-3-21

Here is our Top 10 for the start of 2021 — our economic development strategies to grow and diversify the Great Falls regional economy, create higher wage career opportunities, and improve our market’s competitiveness.

Spore Attic – ‘Growing mushrooms is science’: MSU grad launches gourmet mushroom business

After about two years of splitting his time between his Ph.D. program and business planning, Deuling’s Spore Attic has been operational since the end of November. His gourmet mushrooms have been sold directly to local restaurants and at the winter farmers market.

Montana Chamber of Commerce Prosperity Plan2021 Legislative Agenda

The Montana Chamber of Commerce is the state’s leading business advocate and the driving force in promoting a favorable business climate. The Montana Chamber will focus its legislative efforts on the four core objectives of Envision 2026.