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Help Guide Policy and Investment for Montana Housing, Community Development

2020 Consolidated Plan Hearing on March 23

The Montana Departments of Commerce (Commerce) and Public Health & Human Services (DPHHS) invite you to participate in a public hearing Monday, March 23, 2020, concerning the state’s five-year plan to guide policy and investment for housing, economic, and other community development. 

Monday, March 9, 2020

Registration Now Open: 2020 Montana Housing Partnership Conference

Join us in Helena June 15-17

City of Helena

The Montana Housing Partnership Conference is a networking and training event for housing organizations, developers, government agency representatives and other stakeholders to gather and collaborate with one common goal, to increase affordable housing opportunities for Montanans.

Friday, March 6, 2020

Commerce Announces 5 New Montana Main Street Communities

Havre, Mont.

The Montana Department of Commerce announced Thursday that five Montana communities have been accepted to become affiliate members of the Montana Main Street Program. The program helps Montana communities strengthen and preserve historic downtown commercial districts by supporting economic development, urban revitalization and historic preservation through long-range planning, organization, design and promotion.

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Governor Bullock, Montana Ambassadors to Host LA Film Industry Event

Bullock to tout MEDIA Act and Montana as the ultimate location

Governor Steve Bullock

Governor Steve Bullock and the Montana Ambassadors will host film industry producers, directors and studio representatives this evening in Los Angeles to pitch the state as the ultimate location for filming movies, television and commercials.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Categories: Market MT

Montana Students Share the Importance of Filling out the Census in New Radio, TV PSA

Download the new PSA today!

Montana students in "Importance" PSA

Beginning Monday, Montana’s third Census 2020 public service announcement will start airing on broadcast television and radio stations statewide.

Monday, March 2, 2020

Governor Bullock and Little Shell Leaders Prepare for First Census

2020 Census information will be used to allocate federal services to the tribe

Governor Bullock meets with Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa leaders to discuss Census preparations.

Governor Steve Bullock today joined Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians leaders at their tribal headquarters in Great Falls to help prepare for the 2020 Census. For the first time in the history of the decennial Census, the Little Shell Tribe, after becoming federally recognized, is eligible to be accurately counted and have access to federal dollars for education, health care, and community planning.

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Montana’s Small Business Development Centers Support Statewide Business Growth, Job Creation

New Report Shows Montana SBDCs Across the State Supported Launch of 61 New Businesses, 2,300 Jobs in 2019

Montana’s Small Business Development Centers Support Statewide Business Growth, Job Creation

The Montana Department of Commerce today released a new report showing that Montana Small Business Development Centers supported more than 2,300 jobs last year through assisting small business growth across the state.

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Montana Department of Commerce Announces Second Round of Funding to Promote Tourism Growth in Eastern Montana

Almost $300,000 will Support Plans in Nine Communities to Strengthen Tourism and Local Economies Across eastern Montana

The Montana Department of Commerce today announced a second round of grant awards to support efforts from nine communities to promote long-term tourism and economic development in eastern Montana.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Imitation Census Survey Reported in Cascade County

Reminder: Official U.S. Census Bureau surveys don’t cost money to complete, are not mailed by political groups

Imitation Census document sent to Cascade County

The Montana Department of Commerce is reminding Montanans that official U.S. Census Bureau surveys will never ask respondents for money, credit card numbers or social security numbers and questionnaires will always be postmarked from the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau.

Friday, February 14, 2020

9 Montana Communities Awarded Main Street Program Grants

Communities to share $118,000 for historic preservation, wayfinding, downtown plans

Downtown Kalispell, Mont.

Nine Montana communities will share $118,000 through the Montana Main Street Program to support historic preservation, wayfinding, and revitalization plans for their downtowns.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
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