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Montana Main Street Program Welcomes Thompson Falls Hamilton and Cut Bank as New Members

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 9:32:01 AM

The Montana Department of Commerce announced that the Montana Main Street Program has accepted Thompson Falls, Hamilton, and Cut Bank as new affiliate members of the statewide program.

Statewide Housing Conference to Address Challenges and Opportunities for Affordable Housing

Friday, May 16, 2014 8:32:34 AM

The Montana Housing Partnership will hold their 2014 Annual Conference next week on May 20, 21, and 22 at the Sleep Inn and Suites in Miles City.

State Investment in Research and Commercialization Paying Big Dividends

Thursday, May 08, 2014 7:58:17 AM

Economic Impact Study Conducted by Bureau of Business & Economic Research Shows Montana Board of Research and Commercialization Technology has “Outsized Impact” on Montana’s Economy

Made in Montana Tradeshow to Highlight Montanas Unique and Authentic Products

Thursday, March 20, 2014 8:54:01 AM

The Made in Montana Tradeshow for Food and Gifts will make its Helena debut tomorrow at the Lewis & Clark County Fairgrounds with more exhibitors and more unique and authentic products than ever before.

Montana Main Street Planning Grants Awarded

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 9:37:24 AM

The Montana Department of Commerce announced the award of $40,200 in planning grant funds to four Montana communities through the Montana Main Street Program. The recipients of the planning grants include the City of Lewistown, the City of Great Falls, t

Montana Office of Tourism to Host Brand Workshop in Paradise March 27

Monday, March 10, 2014 9:19:58 AM

The Montana Office of Tourism (MTOT) is bringing its tourism and brand workshop, Coming Together to Expand Montana’s Tourism Story, to the Quinn’s Hot Springs Resort in Paradise on Thursday, March 27. This free workshop is an outreach effort to assist bu

Making the Connection - Tradeshow Links Retail Buyers with Montana Artisans

Thursday, February 27, 2014 2:22:49 PM

The Made in Montana Tradeshow for Food and Gifts will make its Helena debut later this month at the Lewis & Clark County Fairgrounds.

Montana 2014-2015 Official Guidebook Now Available

Thursday, February 27, 2014 1:17:08 PM

The Montana Office of Tourism (MTOT) is helping travelers "Step out of bounds" this summer and "Go deeper" in the winter to experience their own Montana moments with the 2014-2015 Official Guidebook.

Montana Snow Irresistible - Epic Ski Conditions Draw Warren Miller Entertainment Back to Montana

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 3:07:43 PM

Warren Miller Entertainment (WME), the legendary ski and snowboard film production company, has returned to Montana to capture more footage as part of its sponsorship with the Montana Office of Tourism (MTOT) and the Montana Ski Area Association (MSAA).

Montana Office of Tourism Awards e-Marketing Grants to Eight Tourism Organizations

Thursday, February 13, 2014 9:47:27 AM

Tourism organizations from eight Montana communities will be able to move forward with new e-marketing projects thanks to recent funding awards made by the Montana Office of Tourism at the Montana Department of Commerce.

2014 Montana Small Business Conference to Focus on Embracing Technology

Monday, February 10, 2014 9:04:32 AM

The Montana Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network will be hosting their fifth annual Invest in Success small business conference April 16 and 17 at Montana Tech in Butte.

City of Wolf Point to Receive Grant for Development of Affordable Housing

Wednesday, February 05, 2014 1:03:22 PM

The Montana Department of Commerce HOME Investment Partnerships Program recently announced that it will award over $750,000 to the City of Wolf Point for the development of affordable housing.

Governor Bullock Unveils New Welcome to Montana Highway Signs

Wednesday, February 05, 2014 1:01:07 PM

Governor Steve Bullock today announced his plan to update and replace the current Welcome to Montana highway signs. Governor Bullock was joined by Meg O’Leary, Director of the Montana Department of Commerce and Mike Tooley, Director of the Montana Depart

Made-in-Montana Film Earns Oscar Nods

Wednesday, February 05, 2014 12:59:07 PM

The Montana Film Office announces that Montana-shot film “Nebraska” was nominated for six Academy Awards.

Montana Office of Tourism Offers One-Stop Statewide Snow Report

Thursday, January 09, 2014 11:03:46 AM

The Montana Office of Tourism’s Ski Montana website ( aggregates the individual snow reports from Montana’s ski resorts so you can compare the latest new snow fall, summit depth, and number of lifts in operation.

Bullock Announces Grants to Improve Public Housing and Infrastructure for 20 Communities across Montana

Thursday, January 09, 2014 11:01:54 AM

Governor Steve Bullock announced awards totaling more than $400,000 to 20 communities across Montana through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program at the Montana Department of Commerce.

Montana Film Office Wins International Marketing Awards

Monday, December 30, 2013 3:06:16 PM

The Montana Film Office at the Montana Department of Commerce placed third in the Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) 2013 Marketing Awards in both the Logo and Digital Video categories.

New Tourism Assessment and Planning Program Development Work to Begin January 2014

Friday, December 20, 2013 12:29:42 PM

The Montana Department of Commerce today announced that the community of Ennis has been selected to assist the Montana Office of Tourism, the Montana Main Street program, and the MSU Extension’s Community Development Program in designing a tourism assessm

Housing Tax Credits to Leverage 33 Million in Construction Investment across Montana

Thursday, December 19, 2013 10:06:18 AM

On Monday, December 9, 2013 the Montana Board of Housing allocated Housing Tax Credits to Great Falls, Glendive, Crow Agency, Sidney, Malta and Box Elder as successful applicants of the 2014 Tax Credit Allocation Process.

New Interactive Map and ACS Statistics Show Changes in Montana since 1990

Thursday, December 19, 2013 10:02:13 AM

Today, the U.S. Census Bureau released Census Explorer, a new interactive mapping tool that paints a portrait of how areas of Montana have changed over the past two decades.

Montana Department of Commerce Economic Development Funds Awarded

Thursday, December 12, 2013 4:27:56 PM

The Montana Department of Commerce awarded a total of $337,975 in economic development funds to four organizations to promote business growth across the state.

Board of Research and Commercialization Technology Releases RFP for Fiscal Year 2015

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 4:12:17 PM

The Montana Board of Research and Commercialization Technology announced the release of the Fiscal Year 2015 Request for Proposals (RFP) for research and commercialization projects.

Governor Bullock Announces Grants to Update Montana Public Schools across the State

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 4:09:31 PM

Governor Steve Bullock announced $738,044 to 36 public school districts throughout Montana through the Montana Department of Commerce’s Quality Schools Planning Grants Program.

Montana Communities Receive Funds for Tourism-Related Events

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 4:06:16 PM

The Montana Department of Commerce is awarding funds from the Montana Office of Tourism’s Special Events Grant Program (SEGP) to nine Montana communities for twelve events across the state to help support Montana’s second-largest industry as it continues

Governor Steve Bullock and Montana Department of Commerce Encourage Communities to Shop Small

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 8:52:06 AM

Governor Steve Bullock and the Montana Department of Commerce are encouraging all Montanan’s to “shop small” this upcoming Saturday, November 30th.

Montanas Median Housing Value Increases Five Percent

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 7:47:20 AM

According to the latest Census Bureau estimate, Montana's median home value of owner-occupied households rose to $183,600 during post-recession period.