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Affordable Housing Land Trust Project Receives HOME Funding

Commerce Announces $350,000 for Missoula’s Trust Montana to Provide Homebuyer Assistance

The Montana Department of Commerce today announced that Trust Montana, a new affordable housing land trust model in Missoula, will receive $350,000 in federal funding through Commerce’s HOME Investment Partnerships Program.

Monday, March 15, 2021

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

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

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

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

Commerce Announces Grants Available to Strengthen Montana’s Main Street Communities

MONTANA – The Montana Department of Commerce announced Wednesday that applications will be accepted for grant funding through the Montana Main Street Program starting December 8, 2020.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Made in Montana Member Tumblewood Teas Brings Manufacturing Back Home to Montana, One Tea Tumbler at a Time

It all began over a cup of tea. In fact, it was many, many cups of tea before Riza Gilpin, founder and co-owner of Tumblewood Teas in Big Timber, Montana, decided to make her favorite comfort ritual her life’s work.   

Friday, November 27, 2020

Commerce Announces $2.4 Million to Rehabilitate and Preserve Affordable Rental Homes

Housing Trust Fund Awards will support 133 affordable homes

MONTANA – The Montana Department of Commerce announced Tuesday that three affordable housing developers in two Montana communities will share $2.4 million of federal funding through the Housing Trust Fund Program. The funding will be used to support the rehabilitation and preservation of affordable rental homes in Montana.

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Commerce Announces $2.5 Million to Preserve and Build New Affordable Homes in 5 Montana Communities

MONTANA – The Montana Department of Commerce announced Friday more than $2.5 million in federal funding has been awarded to five Montana communities to support the rehabilitation and construction of affordable homes.

Friday, November 20, 2020
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