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Beartooth RC&D

We work with you to develop projects and to move the regional economy forward. This happens as a result of local engagement and regional collaboration with knowledge of and access to local, state and federal programs designed to assist the people we serve. We have a proven track record of project development and strive to ensure positive results. Let us help you grow your business, your community and the region.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:Economic Development
Subtopic:entrepreneurship & small business, business assistance,
Tags:economic development, Business Resources, Small Business Assistance, small business support
Telephone:(406) 962-3914
Link:webpage

Bureau of Transportation Statistics

The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) is a politically objective supplier of trusted and statistically sound baseline, contextual, and trend information used to shape transportation policy, investments, and research across the U.S. and abroad. One is able to access both national and state transportation-related statistcal data through BTS.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:data source
Subtopic:transportation, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:data & analysis, transportation data, information, statistics
Telephone:800-853-1351
Link:webpage

Citizens Institute on Rural Design (CIRD)

The Citizens' Institute on Rural Design (CIRD) provides communities access to the resources they need to convert their own good ideas into reality.'CIRD works with communities with populations of 50,000 or less, and'offers annual competitive funding to as many as six small towns or rural communities to host a two-and-a-half day community design workshop. CIRD further provides web-based access to a wide range of rural design resources include a blog and educational webinars.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:funding resource
Subtopic:heritage & historic preservation, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:community development, community design
Telephone:
Link:webpage

Data.gov

Data.gov increases the ability of the public to easily find, download, and use datasets that are generated and held by the Federal Government. Data.gov provides descriptions of the Federal datasets (metadata), information about how to access the datasets, and tools that leverage government datasets.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:data source
Subtopic:socio-economic & other data, Data Collection & Analysis,
Tags:data & analysis, statistics, information
Telephone:
Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Business & Industry Loan Guarantees

The Business & Industry Loan Guarantees program improves the economic health of rural communities by increasing access to business capital through loan guarantees that enable commercial lenders to provide affordable financing for businesses in eligible rural areas. This program bolsters the availability of private credit by guaranteeing loans for rural businesses.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:funding resource
Subtopic:banking & finance, economy, funding & financing, business assistance, economic development, entrepreneurship & small business, rural community issues & solutions, Community Building, Business & Economy,
Tags:funding, finance, economic development, banking, financing, small business financing, small business support, sutainable development
Telephone:
Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Homeland Security: First Responders

This website enables Federal, State, local, and Tribal First Responders to easily access and leverage information on research and development to help responders become better protected, connected, and fully aware, along with resources, products, standards, testing and evaluation, and best practices.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source, training
Subtopic:community & public health, health services, fire & emergency management, disaster preparedness & emergency response, Local Government & Services,
Tags:rural emergency response, health care
Telephone:
Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Transportation: Formula Grants for Rural Areas

The Formula Grants for Rural Areas program provides capital, planning, and operating assistance to states to support public transportation in rural areas with populations of less than 50,000, where many residents often rely on public transit to reach their destinations. The program also provides funding for state and national training and technical assistance through the Rural Transportation Assistance Program. Eligible activities include planning, capital, operating, job access and reverse commute projects, and the acquisition of public transportation services.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:funding resource, information source, resource guide, planning guide
Subtopic:transportation, rural community issues & solutions, Issues & Opportunities, Community Building,
Tags:funding, transportation, transportation planning
Telephone:202-366-2053
Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Transportation: Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP)

The Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) provides funding for programs and projects defined as transportation alternatives, including on- and off-road pedestrian and bicycle facilities, infrastructure projects for improving non-driver access to public transportation and enhanced mobility, community improvement activities, and environmental mitigation; recreational trail projects; safe routes to school projects; and projects for planning, designing, or constructing boulevards and other roadways largely in the right-of-way of former divided highways


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source, funding resource
Subtopic:rural community issues & solutions, infrastructure & communications, planning, active transportation & recreation, trails, transportation, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing, Recreation & Health, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:transportation, rural tourism, funding, bicycle infrastructure, bicycle master plan, bicycle transportation, walking, walkable community, transportation plan, transit, pedestrian, trail, planning, transportation planning, infrastructure
Telephone:202-366-4000
Link:webpage

Destination Development Association

Destination Development Association gives you access to a wide range of information, how-tos and data that will help you create an outstanding destination for residents, visitors, and investors alike. The DDA brings tourism professionals, downtown associations, community developers, economic development interests, chambers, and arts and historical associations together.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:organization, information source
Subtopic:place making & destination development, tourism, Community Building, Recreation & Health,
Tags:branding, tourism, destination development, community development, economic development
Telephone:
Link:webpage

Energy Bureau, Montana Department of Environmental Quality

The Energy Bureau’s vision is a future where Montana’s energy needs are met through sustainable means that are protective of the state’s natural and human resources. The Energy Bureau works toward this vision through specific activities that support our mission to increase Montanans’ access to energy efficiency and renewable energy, improve the state’s energy security, provide analysis of energy trends and issues, and demonstrate the benefits of compliance with environmental regulations through innovation, education, and technical and financial assistance.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:information source, Economic Development
Subtopic:energy, economic development,
Tags:clean energy, energy, energy efficiency, renewable energy, technical assistance, financing
Telephone:(406) 444-6592
Link:webpage