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New Resources Available to Montana Businesses and Communities Impacted by Wildfires:


If your business or a business in your area has fallen on hard times because of fire activity or smoke, we encourage you to use and share this resource. There's no doubt this summer's wildfires have ...


Montana Receives Federal Grant to Help Businesses Sell Internationally:


U.S. Small Business Administration Awards $401,818 for State Trade Expansion Montana has received a federal grant for Department of Commerce programs to help businesses export their products and ...


Governor Bullock, Commerce Department Director Haxby-Cote Celebrate 136 New, Affordable Homes in Bozeman:


New housing development to provide affordable homes for Bozeman workers and their families "To build on Montana's strong and growing economy, we must house a growing workforce," Governor Bullock ...


Made in Montana Program Brings Small Businesses to Billings Market:


Event Connects Producers with Regional, National Wholesale Buyers The Made in Montana program at the Department of Commerce is bringing five of its member businesses this weekend to the Billings ...


Great Falls company Australia bound for mining expo with support from The ExportMontana office at the Department of Commerce:


Rockwell Scales of Great Falls is among the seven Montana businesses that are on their way to Australia to promote their mining products and services to companies overseas at the Aug. 29-32 Asia-Pacific ...


Montana Is Open for Business:


A great majority of Montana travelers are lured by the state's 93 million acres of spectacular unspoiled nature. Due to the state's diverse landscape and weather, wildfires happen as a natural part ...


2017 Montana Healthy Communities Conference, 11/2, Helena, Montana:


Save the Date for the Montana Healthy Communities 2017 Conference! 2017 Montana Healthy Communities conference will be Thursday November 2, 2017 at the Best Western Premier Helena Great Northern ...


Lt. Governor Cooney, Commerce Director Haxby-Cote Celebrate Grand Opening of the Miles Community College Small Business Development Center:


Lieutenant Governor Mike Cooney and Commerce Director Pam Haxby-Cote Thursday joined the Small Business Administration (SBA), southeastern Montana economic development organizations, and higher education ...


Montana Department of Commerce Announces $1.4 Million in Community Development Funds:


Funding will help fix roadways, public schools, rural hospitals "The projects in these nine communities are key for developing rural economies and ensuring the health and safety of the folks who ...


Montana's Main Street Program Becomes a National Model for Downtown Revitalization:


The Montana Department of Commerce and its innovative work is increasingly being recognized as a national leader in the development and revitalization of local community downtowns and main streets. ...


Montana Department of Commerce Announces $862,000 in Grants to Fund Technology Innovation:


Montana Department of Commerce Director Pam Haxby-Cote today announced $862,000 in grants to nine research projects in five communities to encourage innovation, research and high-wage job creation. "Investing ...


Montana Main Street Program Grant Cycle to Open August 15:


The Department of Commerce Community Development Division will begin accepting Montana Main Street Program grant applications for the FY 2018 application cycle on August 15, 2017. The Montana Main Street ...


New Fiscal Year Brings New Funding for Department of Commerce Grants:


Tourism and Business Development Programs Accepting Applications for FY18 "Grant programs play an important role in economic development by providing businesses with additional resources to succeed, ...


You're Invited: Miles City Regional SBDC Ribbon Cutting Ceremony! 8/3:


The Montana Small Business Development Center network is opening a new southeastern Montana center, hosted by Miles Community College! Join us as we celebrate the grand opening with Lieutenant ...


GIS Python And R Training, 8/7-11, Helena, Montana:


The Department of Commerce is hosting a week of GIS Python and R training by Geospatial Training Services http://geospatialtraining.com/ August 7-11 in Helena. Details on the three workshops, pricing ...


The Montana Main Street Program and the Community Technical Assistance Program (CTAP) are happy to forward along the following funding opportunities: :




8 Montana Communities Strive for New Affordable Housing Developments:


More than $27 million will be awarded in November The Montana Board of Housing this week selected eight housing developers to submit full applications for Housing Credits, the primary source of ...


Share Your Story: Innovate Montana Day is June 27:


The innovative spirit runs strong here in Montana. From inventing life-saving vaccines to life-changing adventures, Montanans are known for turning ideas into opportunities. We are currently ranked ...


Montana Department of Commerce Director Pam Haxby-Cote Celebrates Opening of 100 Affordable Homes in Missoula:


Three new affordable apartment buildings open in Missoula Montana Department of Commerce http://commerce.mt.gov/ Director Pam Haxby-Cote http://commerce.mt.gov/About/WelcomeMessage spoke Wednesday ...


Training Opportunity Survey - Training Development Finance Professional Certification Program™:


The Montana Board of Housing (MBOH) has staff that needs training and is aware of others in the Montana Department of Commerce who do, as well. We will host the National Development Council's ...


Innovate Montana tickets are selling out fast - don't miss out!:


Are you interested in learning about Increasing Your Competitive Advantage through Technology & Automation? Effective application of technology and automation are key tools needed to modernize your organization ...


Montana Department of Commerce, Miles Community College Partner to Open New Small Business Development Center:


The Montana Small Business Development Center (SBDC) program at the Montana Department of Commerce is partnering with Miles Community College to host a new SBDC location to grow economic development in ...


Montana Made Monthly:


Made in Montana: A badge of honor for artisans, growers, and craftspeople working for something bigger than the bottom line. Welcome to our monthly newsletter for Made in Montana program members! ...


Governor Bullock Announces Tourism Grants for 10 Montana Communities:


Awards to boost tourism through digital projects, events and infrastructure "Tourism is one of Montana's leading industries and positively impacts both communities large and small all across the ...


Montana Tribal Tourism Businesses Court International Clients:


Five tribal tourism businesses last week traveled to North Dakota to sit down with international tour operators interested in bringing more visitors from overseas to Montana's Indian Country. The Department ...


Watch "Home on the Range:" Tourism's newest episode in Discover Your #MontanaMoment series:


The Social Sheep of Montana Hollenbeck Ranch combines social media and ranching in the foothills of Montana "Montana is ideal for sheep ranching because we have the high country and the big ...


Survey opportunity for public feedback on historic preservation efforts in Montana.:


The Montana Main Street Program and the Community Technical Assistance Program (CTAP) are happy to forward along the following survey opportunity for public feedback on historic preservation efforts in ...


The "Made in Montana" Program:


This program assists Montana businesses in developing and marketing their products both in and out of the state. The program, which also includes Grown in Montana and Native American Made in Montana, ...


Videos: Business - Made in Montana:


This series features profiles on a variety of Montana businesses that do business around the state, the nation and the world. http://watch.montanapbs.org/show/business-made-in-montana/ *** The ...


Honoring the Backbone of Montana's Economy - Small Business Week is April 30-May 6:


Every day Jenn Mayrand wakes up ready to "work hard and throw everything at my business." She knew her job as a contractor wouldn't last forever, and she didn't want to keep working outside all year. ...

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