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Registration for the 2021 Housing Partnership Virtual Conference is now open!

May 18-19, 2021

The Montana Housing Partnership Conference is a highly anticipated event for housing authorities, community development agencies and affordable housing developers in Montana.

Monday, March 1, 2021

Governor Gianforte Nominates Director of Commerce Department

HELENA, Mont. – Governor Greg Gianforte today announced his nomination of Scott Osterman to lead the Montana Department of Commerce.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Commerce Announces 15 Montana Communities to Receive CDBG Planning Grants

MONTANA – The Montana Department of Commerce announced Thursday that 15 Montana communities will share $511,000 in federal grant funding through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. These grants will support planning activities for critical infrastructure and community development projects across Montana.

Thursday, December 31, 2020

Commerce Announces $5.2 Million in Community Development Block Grant Awards to 12 Montana Communities

Funding will be used to Construct and Rehabilitate Public Facilities and Infrastructure

MONTANA – The Montana Department of Commerce announced Wednesday that 12 Montana communities will share more than $5.2 million in federal funds through Commerce’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public and Community Facilities Program. The funds will be used primarily for water and wastewater system infrastructure and public health facilities.

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Commerce Awards Workforce Recovery Grants to Businesses to Rehire Workers

Funding will Support 10 Additional Montana Businesses in Rehiring 53 Employees

The Montana Department of Commerce announced Tuesday that another 10 Montana businesses have been awarded Workforce Recovery grants to rehire workers laid off due to the impacts of COVID-19. The businesses will share a total of $310,000 to support rehiring 53 employees.

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Governor Bullock Announces Grants to Grow 34 Native American-Owned Small Businesses

Business owners and entrepreneurs will share $350,000 in Indian Equity Fund Small Business grants

Governor Steve Bullock today announced $350,000 in funding to support the growth of 34 Native American-owned small businesses in each of the eight Tribal Nations in Montana through the Indian Equity Fund Small Business Grant program at the Montana Department of Commerce.

Monday, December 21, 2020

Commerce Announces $210,000 Awarded for Tribal Business Planning

Tribal Business Planning Grants will Support Tribal Governments and Organizations Undertaking Economic Development Activities

The Montana Department of Commerce on Friday announced it has awarded a total of $210,000 through the Tribal Business Planning Grant to assist tribes in Montana with planning for business development and economic growth.

Friday, December 18, 2020

Governor Bullock, Equal Pay for Equal Work Montana Task Force Release Recommendations to Narrow the Gender Wage Gap

Report Highlights Task Force Accomplishments, Outlines Actions to Continue Moving Toward an Economic System that Works for Everyone

Governor Steve Bullock and the Equal Pay for Equal Work Montana Task Force today released the final report from the Task Force under his administration, which highlights accomplishments and provides resources and recommendations to continue to narrow the gender wage gap.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
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Workforce Recovery Grants Awarded to 20 Montana Businesses

Funding Available for Montana Businesses Ready to Rehire Workers

The Montana Department of Commerce announced Wednesday that 20 Montana businesses have been awarded Workforce Recovery grants to rehire employees laid off due to the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The businesses will share $895,000 to support rehiring 152 full-time employees.

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Kalispell High-Performance Electric Motor Manufacturer Burgi Engineers Receives Montana Exporter of the Year Award

The Montana District Export Council, in partnership with the Montana Department of Commerce, has awarded Kalispell-based high-performance electric motor manufacturer Burgi Engineers LLC the 2019 Montana Exporter of the Year.

Friday, December 4, 2020
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