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Montana’s SBDC Network Supports 500 Jobs, Launch 58 Businesses in 2018

Montana SBDC Releases Annual Report

HELENA, Mont. – Montana’s Small Business Development Center network supported the creation or retention of nearly 500 jobs in 2018 through its work to assist small businesses growth and development.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
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Commerce Accepting Nominations for 2019 Montana Tourism Awards

HELENA, Mont. – The Department of Commerce is asking for the public’s help to recognize the best events, people, places and projects representing Montana’s tourism and recreation industry.

Thursday, February 7, 2019
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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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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 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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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
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