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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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Commerce Awards Funding to 3 Montana Communities to Develop New Affordable Housing

Three Montana communities will receive grants through the Montana Department of Commerce’s HOME Investment Partnerships Program to assist with the development of affordable housing.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Department of Commerce Loan Preserves 83 Jobs in the Bitterroot Valley

HELENA, Mont. – The Department of Commerce has closed on a loan to one of Ravalli County’s largest employers, preserving 83 full-time jobs.

Tuesday, January 22, 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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Montana Small Business Development Centers Celebrate 30 Years

HELENA, Mont. – Montana’s network of Small Business Development Centers this year will celebrate three decades of assisting nearly 6,500 businesses, more than 29,000 entrepreneurs and the 244,000 hard-working Montanans small businesses employ.

Tuesday, January 15, 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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Commerce Announces Nearly $830,000 in Grants for Tourism and Recreation Infrastructure and Marketing Projects

HELENA, Mont. – The Department of Commerce today announced 26 of Montana’s vibrant and charming towns will receive grants to help them attract visitors to their communities. In 2017, visitors from out of state added $3.4 billion to Montana’s economy.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
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Montana Movie Magic from Page to Screen

By Allison Whitmer, Montana Film Commissioner

Have you ever finished a book and, absorbed with the written word that created beautiful images in your mind, thought it would make a great movie? Luckily for Montana, talented writers have laid the groundwork for some of our most beloved films.

Wednesday, December 26, 2018
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Lt. Gov. Cooney Joins Departments of Commerce, Labor and Industry to Announce Montana Jobs Available for 2020 Census

HELENA, Mont. – Montana is preparing for the 2020 Census, and the U.S. Census Bureau is beginning to hire for dozens of jobs by this summer and hundreds of jobs in 2020.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018
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Montana Facility Finance Authority Celebrates 35 Years and $3 Billion Assisting Montana Health Care Providers

The Montana Department of Commerce is proud to announce 35 years of the Montana Facility Finance Authority. Recently, the program reached a lifetime milestone of providing more than $3 billion of financing and low-interest loans for non-profit health care organizations in Montana.

Thursday, November 29, 2018
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