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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

MT Dept. of Commerce/Office of Tourism & Business Development

    Montana is the best state to live, work, and play, and the Montana Department of Commerce is committed to growing its economy through the development and promotion of business and industry all across the state.  


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:Montana State Government
Subtopic:economic development,
Tags:tourism, Business Resources
Telephone:406-841-2796
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

Montana Tourism and Business Development Grant Program

The Tourism Grant program awards funds to projects that strengthen Montana's economy through the development and enhancement of the state's tourism and recreation industry. Funds will be awarded to tourism and recreation projects that fall within the following general categories: arts / culture / heritage preservatio; visitor facility upgrades and construction niche product development.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:funding resource
Subtopic:economic development, community & capacity development, funding & financing, recreation, tourism, arts & culture, Issues & Opportunities, Recreation & Health, Community Building, Business & Economy,
Tags:tourism, outdoor recreation, grants, funding, arts and culture, historic preservation, heritage tourism, economic development
Telephone:406-841-2870
Link:webpage

Preserve America

Preserve America is a federal program that encourages and supports community efforts to preserve and enjoy their cultural and natural heritage. The program recognizes and designates communities that protect and celebrate their heritage, use their historic assets for economic development and community revitalization, and encourage people to experience and appreciate local historic resources through heritage tourism and education programs. Website includes links to federal agency partners that offer a variety of information, technical assistance, and resources that help further the initiative's goals.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:resource guide, organization
Subtopic:heritage & historic preservation, redevelopment & revitalization, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:heritage, historic preservation, economic development, community revitalization, heritage tourism, tourism
Telephone:
Link:webpage

Roger Brooks International

Roger Brooks is a renowned community branding consultant. On his website are free resources and the opportunity to participate in webinars.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:consultant or business
Subtopic:tourism, place making & destination development, Recreation & Health, Community Building,
Tags:branding, tourism, destination development, community development, economic development
Telephone:206-241-4770
Link:webpage

Sanders County Community Development Corporation

Sanders County Community Development Corporation (SCCDC) is a small non-profit organization dedicated to the improvement of community services, facilities and the development of an economic climate that encourages business expansion and job creation within Sanders County, MT. Activities undertaken to achieve its mission include business services, community project facilitation, and tourism promotion.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:Economic Development
Subtopic:entrepreneurship & small business, business assistance,
Tags:economic development, tourism, Small Business Assistance
Telephone:(406) 827-6935
Link:webpage

Small Biz Survival

Small Biz Survival is a rural small business blog. The blog discusses issues regarding small town business, with how-to articles, an emphasis on social media marketing..


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:business assistance, marketing & assistance, rural community issues & solutions, entrepreneurship & small business, tourism, Business & Economy, Community Building, Recreation & Health,
Tags:small business, rural community, marketing and promotion, small business support, entrepreneurship, tourism
Telephone:
Link:webpage