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Commerce Department Announces Funding for Revitalization of Tribal Languages

$712,500 Will be Equally Distributed Among the Eight Tribal Nations in Montana

The Montana Department of Commerce today awarded a total of $712,500 through the Montana Indian Language Program to the eight tribal governments in Montana to support language revitalization efforts.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
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Governor Bullock Announces $320,000 in Grants to Native American Businesses

Funding will support business growth in tribal nations across Montana, including newly federally recognized Little Shell Chippewa Tribe

MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock this week awarded $320,000 in funding to support the growth of 25 Native American-owned businesses across Montana through the Indian Equity Fund Small Business Grant program.

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Commerce Department Announces Investments in Native American Economic Development Services

The Department of Commerce today announced investments in eight tribal economic and business development organizations – one for each tribal government in Montana. The investments, totaling $160,000, will support business services for tribal entrepreneurs through the Native American Business Advisors program at the Department of Commerce.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Categories: Indian Country

Grant Deadlines Extended to Oct. 4

Delivering Local Assistance, Tourism Grants, Office of Indian Country Program Grants Included

Oct. 4 on the calendar

On September 29, 2019 Governor Steve Bullock issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency in Montana.

Monday, September 30, 2019

Grants Available to Assist Native American Businesses Through Commerce’s Indian Equity Fund

Blackfeet Tours is a past Indian Equity Fund recipient.

The Montana Department of Commerce’s Indian Equity Fund is accepting applications for grants that assist start-up or expanding Native American businesses in Montana.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

New Indian Country Guide Means New Opportunities to Grow Tribal Tourism

HELENA, Mont. – The Department of Commerce has published a new visitor guide to Indian Country, an early success of the recently formed Indian Country Tourism Region. The department’s latest project to grow tribal tourism in Montana, the guide will be used both as a promotional tool and a resource for travelers already here.

Tuesday, March 26, 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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Tribe, Commerce Partner to Share 100th Anniversary Crow Fair with the World

HELENA, Mont. – The Crow Nation this week will welcome up to 50,000 or more spectators to its 100th annual Crow Fair Celebration Powwow and Rodeo, and the Department of Commerce will be there to celebrate the milestone and help to share it with the world.

Thursday, August 16, 2018
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New Tourism Marketing Campaign Promotes Indian Country in Montana

HELENA, Mont. – The Department of Commerce is amplifying its efforts to promote tribal tourism with a new marketing campaign designed to inspire potential visitors from out of state to come and experience Indian Country firsthand.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
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Department of Commerce Recruiting for New Tribal Tourism Position

HELENA, Mont. – The Department of Commerce is expanding its program to develop and promote authentic and culturally appropriate tourism in Montana’s Indian Country by creating a new Tribal Tourism Officer position.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
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