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GFDA Releases Report on Economic Impact of Population Growth in Great Falls Montana

Modest population growth in the Great Falls Montana MSA (Cascade County) created local economic impact of $88.8 million from 2018-2023, supporting 717 jobs in the region, according to a report released today by the Great Falls Development Alliance (GFDA).

Disability Employment Awareness Conference held in Great Falls

“Studies show that when a company has a more diverse workforce, including hiring people with disabilities, the bottom line and the outcomes are higher than businesses that don’t do that,” Hermanson said.

New 2024 Great Falls Housing Market Demand Assessment

Bottom line: the data says we need more housing.

GFDA – Upcoming Trainings: Government Contracting Certifications, Business Financials, and more!

Are you a small or disadvantaged business looking to unlock new opportunities in government contracting? Join Great Falls APEX for an informative session where we will be joined by Small Business Specialists for the Department of Transportation with the Civil Rights Bureau. Learn how to obtain and maintain the DBE (Disadvantaged Business Enterprise for 51% woman or minority owned) and SBE (Small Business Enterprise for 50/50 husband/wife or 100% white male owned) state certifications.

GFDA Top Ten for 5-12-24

In an exciting move during International Economic Development Week, the Great Falls Development Alliance travelled to Lethbridge, Alberta to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Economic Development Lethbridge (EDL). With this agreement, we plan greater cross-border cooperation between our two economic development organizations that will raise awareness of our region, ease the experience of companies looking to start, expand or relocate on either side of the border, and to attract investment to our region- especially in the world of food, ag and bio processing. We are very grateful to our partners at EDL for orchestrating such a magnificent visit and look forward to hosting them this fall.

Economic Development Lethbridge highlights partnership with Great Falls Development Alliance (GFDA)

EDL has been touring members of the Great Falls Development Alliance (GFDA) around southern Alberta and discussing opportunities to boost the food, agriculture, bioprocessing and energy industry sectors.

Cascade County, Montana home listings asked for less money in April – Welcome to the Great Falls region!

Compared to April 2023, the median home list price decreased 13.6% from $432,450.

Talent Attraction Reception for HR Professionals, Hiring Managers & Recruiters – 5/15 – Great Falls, Montana

This event aims to introduce and discuss various tools and resources that can support your workforce needs.

GFDA Top Ten for 5-5-24

We have scheduled our first Angel Investor Networking Event for Wednesday, May 29 from 4:30-6:00 PM. We’re looking to connect accredited investors with entrepreneurs and developers who need cash investment. If you are an accredited investor, entrepreneur, or developer seeking cash investment, register here! For more information, including how to prepare for the event, please contact Tyler Menzales at [email protected] or call 1-406-217-7862.

Government Contracting Opportunity at Malmstrom Air Force Base

If you are a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) that installs, replaces, and maintains gas main lines, check out the potential opportunity from Malmstrom Air Force Base