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Commerce Announces $4.5 Million in Housing Trust Fund and HOME Awards

Funding will support 294 affordable homes in Montana

The Montana Department of Commerce announced Friday that four affordable housing developers representing four Montana communities will share more than $4.5 million of federal funding through the Housing Trust Fund and HOME Investment Partnerships Program. The money will be used to support the construction, rehabilitation and preservation of affordable rental homes in Montana.

Friday, January 31, 2020

State Complete Count Committee Asks Businesses, Organizations, and Community Centers to Sign Up to Become a “Be Counted” Site

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Be Counted Map

The Montana Census State Complete Count Committee is asking businesses, organizations, and community facilities to sign up to become a “Be Counted” site for the 2020 Census.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Department of Commerce Announces 29 Montana Communities to Receive Planning Grants

The Montana Department of Commerce announced Thursday that 29 Montana communities will share more than $900,000 of federal grant funding through the Community Development Block Grant Program. These grants will support the planning of critical infrastructure and community development projects in Montana. 

Thursday, January 23, 2020

State Complete Count Committee Releases First Montana Census 2020 TV, Radio PSA

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Census "About" Ad

Beginning Monday, Montana’s first Census 2020 public service announcement will start airing on broadcast television and radio stations statewide.

Friday, January 17, 2020
Thursday, January 16, 2020

Department of Commerce Awards $1.3 Million in Grant Funds to Help Businesses Create and Retain Jobs

An historic hotel and rural community hospital will share $1.3 million in Community Development Block Grant-Economic Development grants to create and retain jobs, the Montana Department of Commerce announced Wednesday.

 

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Vote for Livingston!

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Commerce Director Rice Announces Opening of New Montana Historic Preservation Grant Program

Montana Department of Commerce Director Tara Rice announced Wednesday the Department is now accepting applications for the Montana Historic Preservation Grant Program. The new grant program is designed to support the preservation of historical sites, societies and museums in Montana. 

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Montana Department of Commerce Announces $15 Million to Develop Affordable Homes

Now accepting applications to the Multifamily Coal Trust Homes Program

The Montana Department of Commerce announced Monday that for the first time, state dollars are now available to develop affordable rental homes. Commerce’s Montana Housing is accepting applications for the Multifamily Coal Trust Homes Program. The new program makes available $15 million of Coal Tax Trust Fund dollars to develop affordable rental homes by providing developers with low-interest rate loans.

Monday, December 9, 2019

12 Montana Communities Receive Grants to Plan Crucial Infrastructure Projects

The Montana Department of Commerce announced Thursday that 12 Montana communities will share more than $167,000 in planning grants through the Treasure State Endowment Program (TSEP) to facilitate the development of infrastructure projects across the state.

Thursday, November 14, 2019
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