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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

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Rural Fire Department Resources for Local Officials

This USDA page includes general rural fire information, training programs, statistical information and publications on fire issues that include: emergency medical services, emergency preparedness and first responders facility funding, operation and management, fire safety and prevention, hazardous materials, and wildland fires.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source, educational resource
Subtopic:workforce training, rural community issues & solutions, disaster preparedness & emergency response, fire & emergency management, Local Government & Services, Community Building, Business & Economy,
Tags:rural emergency response, educational support, fire, fire safety, training opportunities, workforce training
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Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Argriculture: Rural Business Enterprise Grant Program

This Rural Business Enterprise Grant is a competitive grant designed to support targeted technical assistance, training and other activities leading to the development or expansion of small and emerging private businesses in rural areas which will employ 50 or fewer new employees and has less than $1 million in gross revenue. Programmatic activities are separated into enterprise or opportunity type grant activities.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:funding resource
Subtopic:economic development, rural community issues & solutions, business assistance, employment & workforce, entrepreneurship & small business, workforce training, redevelopment & revitalization, funding & financing, Business & Economy, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:funding, rural community, economic development, small business financing, small business support, workforce training, employment, training opportunities
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Link:webpage

Idaho Small Business Development Centers (SBDC)

The Idaho Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a statewide, university-based organization which has been helping small businesses succeed. With six office locations throughout the state, each affiliated with one of Idaho's colleges or universities, the Idaho SBDC is uniquely positioned to serve as a focal point for linking together our partners from higher education, the private business community, and federal, state and local government.


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Geography:Idaho
Resource Type:information source, educational resource, technical assistance, training
Subtopic:business assistance, entrepreneurship & small business, marketing & assistance, Business & Economy,
Tags:information, small business, small business support, educational support, training opportunities
Telephone:208-426-1640
Link:webpage

INL's Tech-based Economic Development Grants

Battelle Energy Alliance corporate funds provide grants for projects aimed at spurring technology-based economic development, entrepreneurship and innovation in the region. Priority is given to projects that focus on connecting industry partners, universities, start-ups and economic development organizations that drive job growth. Projects that complement the mission areas of the lab in nuclear energy, clean energy and national and homeland security are strongly encouraged.

INL works through existing groups to establish a strong climate for tech-based economic development. Available funds are leveraged by challenging other groups to match contributions for the start of tech-based projects. Examples of INL’s efforts include:

• Helping start-up companies develop business plans, providing strategic planning training, and offering highly-specialized technical assistance.
• Working with economic and technology development organizations to identify opportunities and resources.
• Providing services to tech-based incubators and science & technology parks.

Grant Request: INL’s Technology Based Economic Development donation process is conducted on an annual basis. Grant requests for fiscal year 2018 closed on October 15, 2017. You can now request a Technology Based Economic Development grant for fiscal year 2019 (Oct 1, 2018 – Sept. 30, 2019). Submission deadline is Oct. 15, 2018. Please note that the fillable PDF application file must be opened in Adobe Acrobat.

See below for examples of prior year grant awards. 


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:technical assistance
Subtopic:business assistance, economic development, entrepreneurship & small business,
Tags:technical assistance; technology development; job creation
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Link:webpage

Manufacturing-Works (M-W)

Manufacturing-Works (M-W) delivers training, experience, and solutions for creating value. M-W provides a broad technical experience, engineering solutions, general business assistance, marketing assistance, and financial counseling.


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Geography:Wyoming
Resource Type:information source, technical assistance, training
Subtopic:business assistance, marketing & assistance, workforce training, organizational development & assistance, Community Building, Business & Economy,
Tags:marketing and promotion, technical assistance, small business support, information, training opportunities
Telephone:307-766-4811
Link:webpage

Montana Association of Planners

The Montana Association of Planners (MAP) is an association of professional planners, from public and private entities; planning board members and interested citizens. MAP strives to provide professional development opportunities and to put planning knowledge into the hands of citizens and elected officials.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:information source, organization
Subtopic:development & smart growth, land use & zoning, planning, local government, Land Use Planning & Housing, Local Government & Services,
Tags:planning, training opportunities, local government
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Link:webpage

Montana Brewers Association (MBA)

The Montana Brewers Association (MBA) is a statewide association of breweries organized for the purpose of promoting the production and sales of the Montana made beers. MBA seeks to provide assistance for the production, promotion, industry participation, policy support, education, community participation, and a unified voice for supporting the highest quality of Montana made beers.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:information source, organization
Subtopic:entrepreneurship & small business, marketing & assistance, Business & Economy,
Tags:marketing and promotion, technical assistance, small business support, information, training opportunities
Telephone:406-948-2739
Link:webpage

Montana Conservation Corps

The Montana Conservation Corps seeks to inspire young people through hands-on conservation service to be leaders, stewards of the land, and engaged citizens who improve their communities. The Montana Conservation Corps provides volunteers who complete conservation projects in local communities, national forests, state and national parks, wildlife refuges and federally designated wilderness areas.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:information source, educational resource, organization
Subtopic:youth (including at-risk and special needs), volunteers & community service, public lands, conservation & environment, Special Populations, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:conservation, volunteer, training opportunities, youth
Telephone:406-587-4475
Link:webpage

Montana Cooperative Development Center (MCDC)

The Montana Cooperative Development Center is an educational and public resource for co-op development. MCDC offers technical assistance in project planning, group facilitation, market research, feasibility studies, incorporation guidance, fund development, operational strategies, and board and staff training.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:information source, training, technical assistance
Subtopic:community & capacity development, rural community issues & solutions, urban issues & solutions, planning, Land Use Planning & Housing, Community Building,
Tags:planning, training opportunities, local government
Telephone:406-727-1517
Link:webpage