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U.S. Census Bureau: The American Community Survey

The American Community Survey (ACS) collects and provides data every year to help communities plan investments and services. It provides general demographic data, information about how people commute to work, general education levels, and more.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:data source, information source
Subtopic:employment & workforce, assessment & evaluation, data & analysis, socio-economic & other data, housing & real estate, planning, transportation, Business & Economy, Data Collection & Analysis, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:census, assessment, data & analysis, data collection, statistics, socio-economic data, financing, education, economic data, planning, transportation, transportation data, demographics
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Link:webpage

CodeMontana

CodeMontana gives every Montana Student the opportunity to learn about the areas of hardware and allows students to get started in programming using online curriculum at CodeHS.com.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:training, organization
Subtopic:youth (including at-risk and special needs), workforce training, employment & workforce, education & schools, Special Populations, Business & Economy, Local Government & Services,
Tags:communications technology, education, training opportunities
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Link:webpage

Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation

The Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation supports a broad spectrum of worthy organizations benefiting at-risk youth, economically and socially disadvantaged individuals and families, and those with special needs. Further, the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation provides funding via grants for projects involving education, health and human services, arts and culture, and community service.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:funding resource, organization
Subtopic:children & families, low-income, education & schools, organizational development & assistance, community & public health, social services & programs, Special Populations, Local Government & Services, Community Building, Local Government & Services,
Tags:funding, youth, poverty, philanthropy, education, health, arts and culture, community service, family, social services, grants
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Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center (Head Start)

The Office of Head Start (OHS) administers grant funding and oversight to the agencies that provide Head Start services. OHS also provides federal policy direction and a training and technical assistance (T/TA) system to assist grantees in providing comprehensive services to eligible young children and their families.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source, funding resource
Subtopic:children & families, low-income, social services & programs, education & schools, Special Populations, Local Government & Services,
Tags:education, educational support, funding
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Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Homeland Security: Public Fire Education Planning for Rural Communities, A Five-Step Process

This planning guide will introduces a simple, easy-to-use planning process to develop a fire safety program for your community. Examples throughout the guide will help you apply each step to your community. It is intended that this planning process can be used in any rural community in the United States, regardless of the community's location, size, population demographics, or fire problem. The process leads you to solutions based specically on your community's resources, problems, and values. It is not a large-city process that requires large numbers of fire-fighters and thousands of dollars to be effective.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:planning guide, information source
Subtopic:fire & emergency management, disaster preparedness & emergency response, planning, Local Government & Services, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:rural emergency response, fire, fire safety, planning
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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

Family Connections of Montana

Family Connection's mission is to promote early care and education for all children by helping families find and pay for child care, and helping child care providers meet their professional development goals.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:information source, funding resource
Subtopic:children & families, social services & programs, education & schools, Special Populations, Local Government & Services,
Tags:education, child care, educational support, family
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Link:webpage

Gem State Prospector

Gem State Prospector, sponsored by the Idaho Department of Commerce, is an interactive tool which provides statistics to help you perform market comparisons and choose the optimal location for potential businesses. You can search for stats on every Idaho city, county, and region. Each report contains an interactive map of the community and data on its labor force, wages, education levels, demographics, and consumer expenditures.


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Geography:Idaho
Resource Type:information source, data source, assessment tool or guide, mapping resource
Subtopic:business assistance, economic development, entrepreneurship & small business, assessment & evaluation, socio-economic & other data, Data Collection & Analysis, Business & Economy,
Tags:assessment tool, data & analysis, demographic data, economic data, mapping, small business support, statistics, socio-economic data
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Link:webpage

Idaho Commission on the Arts

Idaho Commission on the Arts offers funding opportunities and grants for a variety of arts-related projects, including murals and arts education.


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Geography:Idaho
Resource Type:funding resource
Subtopic:arts & culture, funding & financing, organizational development & assistance, Community Building, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:funding, grants, arts and culture, public art, education
Telephone:208-334-2119
Link:webpage

Idaho Community Foundation: ICF Regional Competitive Grant

The mission of the Idaho Community Foundation is 'To Enrich the Quality of Life Throughout Idaho.' Grants are awarded through the Regional Grant Cycle for a wide range of organizations and for a wide range of projects consistent with that mission. Grant areas include: Arts and Culture, Conservation/Environment, Education, Emergency Services, Health, Libraries, Public Projects, Recreation, and Social Services.


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Geography:Idaho
Resource Type:funding resource, organization
Subtopic:funding & financing, arts & culture, organizational development & assistance, community & capacity development, collaboration & community engagement, philanthropy, rural community issues & solutions, urban issues & solutions, disaster preparedness & emergency response, environmental health & quality, Local Government & Services, Community Building, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:funding, grants, arts and culture, education, health, library, social capital, rural community, outdoor recreation, park, conservation, environmental quality
Telephone:208-342-3535
Link:webpage