Regional Economic Development

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Coming Up Soon — On the Rise Business Summit, Transition Readiness Workshop, plus FINAL Cybersecurity Activity and 2022 Manufacturing Survey.

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Made in Montana May Monthly: Members in the News, Business Spotlight, Food and Beverage Show, Tik Tok

If it’s produced in Montana, it’s produced with pride.

Prospera Summer Trainings Coming in 🔥Hot🔥

“With Prospera’s help, I was able to fulfill my dream of becoming a small-town eye doctor. I wouldn’t have been able to do all the things that I had done without Prospera—100%.”

Dr. Jessica Lemons, O.D.

Owner, Gallatin Valley Vision

Here’s How to Get Infrastructure Funds to Smaller Cities

A coalition of nonprofits is starting the Local Infrastructure Hub to help mayors of small and medium-sized U.S. cities compete for $1 trillion in federal funds.

Free Book from the Fed Aims to Highlight Effective Rural Development

Creating prosperity in small towns and rural areas will take renewed investment and changing the kinds of stories we tell about rural America.

Big Sky Business Insight Summit to address housing and child care challenges – 5/18-20 – University of Montana, Missoula

The agency estimated it costs an average of $9,515 per year for infant care. 

Great Falls Economic Development Top 10 for 5-17-22

Here is our Top 10 for last three weeks celebrating work and successes to grow and strengthen the Great Falls regional economy — Montana’s Golden Triangle. And, sharing business resources and skill-building opportunities to empower your success. Sorry to fall so far behind. Hectic, but great days!

States Can Now Line Up for Federal Broadband Infrastructure Funds

The BEAD program, which is part of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) that was passed in November 2021, represents the single largest federal investment in broadband expansion in U.S. history.

4 Montana organizations to share $10 million for environmental cleanup

Snowy Mountain Development Corporation in Lewistown will receive $3.9 million, Great Falls Development Authority in Great Falls will receive $2.65 million, Bear Paw Development in Havre will receive $2.15 million, and Headwaters Resource Conservation and Development Council in Butte will receive $1 million.

Self confidence is a super power – Code Girls United’s 2022 NW Regional App Challenge Winners – Teams of girls in fourth through eighth grade

NW Regional App Challenge Winners: Wild Mustangs, Coding Cats, Count on Coding –

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