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Lt. Gov. Cooney Celebrates 3rd Annual SBDC Day with Small Business Owners

Lt. Gov. Cooney celebrates SBDC Day with advisors and business owners in Butte.

BUTTE, Mont. – Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney and Commerce Director Tara Rice Wednesday celebrated the third annual SBDC Day, a national celebration of the impact of Small Business Development Centers, with an event in Butte featuring Montana small business owners and the state’s SBDC Network.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Governor Bullock Announces New Director of the Montana Department of Commerce

Tara Rice

Governor Steve Bullock Thursday announced the appointment of Tara Rice as the new Director of the Montana Department of Commerce.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Department of Commerce Awards Grants to Create up to 114 Jobs

HELENA, Mont. – The Department of Commerce today announced $827,300 in economic development grant awards to support the creation of up to 114 new jobs at growing businesses in Montana.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
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Grants Awarded to Support 28 Native American-Owned Small Businesses

HELENA, Mont. – The Department of Commerce today announced $320,000 in grant funds will be awarded through the Indian Equity Fund Small Business Grant to support the growth of 28 Native American-owned businesses across Montana.

Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Commerce Awards Main Street Planning Grants to 8 Montana Communities

Eight Montana communities will share $105,000 of grant funding through the Department of Commerce’s Montana Main Street Program to support the planning of economic development, urban revitalization, and historic preservation projects.

Friday, January 11, 2019
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Governor Bullock Announces Job Creation, Training Grant Awards

Funds will support 47 new jobs at growing businesses in Missoula, Ravalli Counties

MISSOULA – Governor Steve Bullock today announced $410,300 in economic development grant awards to support the expansion of two businesses in western Montana.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Governor Bullock Announces $490,000 in Grants for Montana Film Production

Granted Projects Include Adaptation of Montana Novel by Academy Award Nominee

HELENA, Mont. – Governor Steve Bullock today announced $490,000 in grant awards for productions filming in Montana, including a grant responsible for bringing the Ed Harris-backed feature film “The Ploughman” to Fort Benton and Great Falls.

Friday, October 5, 2018

Montana’s Median Household Income Growth Fastest in the Nation

Governor Steve Bullock talking with workers.

New data released by the Census Bureau shows Montana's economy is growing.

Friday, September 21, 2018

Small Businesses Create, Train Jobs with Support from Commerce

HELENA, Mont. – The Department of Commerce today announced grants to grow small businesses across Montana through workforce development.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
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Commerce Announces Nearly $795,000 in Grants to Fund Technology Innovation

HELENA, MT – The Department of Commerce today announced $794,510 in grants to nine research projects in four communities to encourage innovation, research and high-wage job creation.

Thursday, July 26, 2018
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