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Commerce Announces First Multifamily Coal Trust Awards to Develop Affordable Rental Homes

Funding will support 86 affordable homes in four communities

Livingston, Mont.

The Montana Department of Commerce announced Tuesday that four Montana communities will receive funding to support the development and rehabilitation of affordable rental homes through the Multifamily Coal Trust Homes program.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Montana’s Census Complete Count Committee Releases ‘Counting All Montanans’ TV, Radio PSA

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"Counting all Montanans" PSA

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

Monday, February 10, 2020

Montana Department of Commerce Announces Funding to Strengthen Business Growth

Communities Across Montana Will Share More Than $275,000 to Support Local Economic Growth

The Montana Department of Commerce today announced that 12 communities across Montana will receive funding to support local economies in planning for sustainable business growth.

Friday, February 7, 2020
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Montana Companies to Present at Western Canadian International Building and Construction Tradeshow

The Department of Commerce will bring five Montana businesses to a Western Canadian tradeshow focused on building and construction products and services Feb. 12-13.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
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Survey: How should HUD dollars be used in Montana for housing and community development needs?

Participate in the 2020 Housing and Community Development Survey for the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan

The State of Montana is developing a five-year plan to guide policy and investment for housing, economic, and other community development. The five-year plan, also known as the “Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development” is required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to assess Montana’s needs and current conditions as well as to determine priorities and allocate HUD funding. 

Monday, February 3, 2020

Commerce Announces $4.5 Million in Housing Trust Fund and HOME Awards

Funding will support 294 affordable homes in Montana

The Montana Department of Commerce announced Friday that four affordable housing developers representing four Montana communities will share more than $4.5 million of federal funding through the Housing Trust Fund and HOME Investment Partnerships Program. The money will be used to support the construction, rehabilitation and preservation of affordable rental homes in Montana.

Friday, January 31, 2020

State Complete Count Committee Asks Businesses, Organizations, and Community Centers to Sign Up to Become a “Be Counted” Site

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Be Counted Map

The Montana Census State Complete Count Committee is asking businesses, organizations, and community facilities to sign up to become a “Be Counted” site for the 2020 Census.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Nominate Montana's Best for a 2020 Tourism Award

Nominations Accepted until Feb. 16

Billings from the Rimrocks

Recognize the innovative people, places and projects that promote Montana with a 2020 Tourism Award nomination!

Monday, January 27, 2020
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Governor Bullock Announces almost $1.4 Million in Funding to Create Jobs and Grow Main Street Businesses

Big Sky Trust Fund and Workforce Training Grants to Support the Creation of up to 221 Jobs

Governor Steve Bullock today announced that almost $1.4 million will be available to support growing Main Street businesses to train new workers and create up to 221 jobs.

Monday, January 27, 2020

Department of Commerce Announces 29 Montana Communities to Receive Planning Grants

The Montana Department of Commerce announced Thursday that 29 Montana communities will share more than $900,000 of federal grant funding through the Community Development Block Grant Program. These grants will support the planning of critical infrastructure and community development projects in Montana. 

Thursday, January 23, 2020
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