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NASA provides $45 million boost to U.S. small businesses

Three-hundred and sixty five small business proposals were selected for SBIR and STTR programs based on technical merit and commercial potential, including six composite companies.

DOE Awards $110 Million to Small Businesses Pursuing Scientific, Clean Energy, and Climate Solutions

102 Projects Across America will Receive Seed Funding to Launch New Ideas to Market That Will Create Jobs

Montana Legislature proposes reducing funds to government agencies with COVID-19 regulations stricter than the state’s

The bill states “the amount of the grant is reduced by 20% if that local government or any of its authorized agents have issued health regulations related to COVID-19 that are more strict than those imposed by the state.”

For Economic Development Directors, Happy Days Return – Montana Economic Developers Association

“We’ve always stated that our first job is to take care of the customers we have,” McDonald says. “While one part of our work was diminished, another part was accelerated by tenfold.”

Western Governors’ News: Governors focus on fire mitigation, economic revival, education, infrastructure and more

The Western Governors’ Association offers a periodic roundup of Western Governors’ work in economic development, natural resources, education, health and safety, and a variety of other areas. Here are some of the issues that the Governors have been working on recently:

Powered by Pandemic ‘Government Cheese,’ Launches CheddarBoard April 6th

Powered by $90,000 in state and federal COVID-19 relief funding,’s new platform CheddarBoard launches April 6 with #SpreadTheChed, an online event-packed week you won’t want to miss.

Big Sky Passenger Rail Authority grows and the nation is watching, but is the Montana Legislature?

Gaining the attention of the state Legislature hasn’t been easy.

Bear Paw Development Corporation Annual Report 2020

Bear Paw Development\’s 2020 Annual Report showcases community and economic development projects in which we were involved, with an emphasis on the partnerships we fostered with both the public and private sectors.

Some cities are paying people up to $16,000 to move there—this online directory will help you find them

Dozens of cities are offering up to $16,000 in cash incentives, homebuying allowances, tax credits and money toward local goods and services in hopes of enticing pandemic movers to relocate there.

These Founders Are Planning a Smarter, Better Future for Cities

Imagine if buildings, sidewalks, or streets could tell you what’s going on around them.