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Alternative Energy Resources Organization (AERO)

The mission of AERO is to empower communities to nurture and promote a more sustainable Montana. By bringing people together, AERO offers a vehicle for collective action and a sense of common purpose for citizens within their communities to shape a more sustainable future.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:information source, organization
Subtopic:collaboration & community engagement, rural community issues & solutions, development & smart growth, infrastructure & communications, conservation & environment, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:clean power, energy, renewable energy, sustainable development, community engagement
Telephone:406-443-7272
Link:webpage

Anti-racism in the Outdoors

Resources related to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion of Black, Indigenous and People of Color in parks and greenspaces.

A resource guide for faculty, staff, students, extension educators, outdoor advocates, volunteers and community leaders as allies of black, indigenous, and people of color in the outdoors.


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Geography:Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, United States
Resource Type:Website, information source; nonprofit; data source; organization; technical assistance
Subtopic:recreation, children & families, youth (including at-risk and special needs), active transportation & recreation, collaboration & community engagement,
Tags:anti-racism, Inclusive communities, BIPOC, outdoor recreation, Indigenous, marginalized, recreation, destination development, heritage tourism, rural tourism, tourism
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Link:webpage

Asset Based Community Development (ABCD)

Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) is a place-based framework that can help build strong, safe, and healthy neighborhoods and communities. By bringing the community together and focusing on the gifts within, ABCD helps residents, associations, nonprofits, government, and the business community, to act collectively as co-producers of their community’s well-being.


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Resource Type:assessment tool or guide
Subtopic:collaboration & community engagement, redevelopment & revitalization,
Tags:community development, community engagement, creating placemaking, Local Development
Telephone:
Link:webpage

Bear Paw Development

Bear Paw Development provides professional planning and project management. ent services the following geographic areas in the State of Montana. Services include small business development, brownfields program, community development, loan department, and value added agriculture programs.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:information source, organization
Subtopic:local government, rural community issues & solutions, economic development, business assistance, development & smart growth, funding & financing, environmental health & quality, agriculture & food systems, Land Use Planning & Housing, Local Government & Services, Community Building, Business & Economy, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:small business support, funding, agriculture, environmental quality, economic development, redevelopment
Telephone:406-265-9226
Link:webpage

Bear Paw Development Corporation

Bear Paw assists communities and businesses in the following departments: community planning, business lending, value-added agriculture, community development, and small business counseling.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:Economic Development, funding resource
Subtopic:entrepreneurship & small business, community & capacity development, business assistance,
Tags: community design, community planning, financing, small business financing, small business support, Small Business Assistance
Telephone:(406) 265-9226
Link:webpage

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

Big Sky EDA, Billings, MT

Building a Vibrant, Healthy Economy

Big Sky Economic Development’s mission is to  sustain and grow Yellowstone County’s vibrant economy and outstanding quality of life, by providing leadership and resources for business creation, expansion, retention, new business recruitment and community development.


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Geography:Billings, MT
Resource Type:Economic Development
Subtopic:Business & Economy,
Tags:Billings, economic development
Telephone:406-869-8401
Link:webpage

Business Ready Community Grant & Loan Program

The Wyoming Business Council provides the Business Ready Community Grant & Loan Program, a program that provides financing for publicly owned infrastructure that serves the needs of businesses and promotes economic development within Wyoming communities. Cities, towns, counties and joint powers boards are the primary applicants for this program. State and local community development organizations can assist and provide project management development under contract to the primary applicant.


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Geography:Wyoming
Resource Type:funding resource
Subtopic:funding & financing, business assistance, economic development, employment & workforce, rural community issues & solutions, infrastructure & communications, Issues & Opportunities, Business & Economy, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:funding, economic development, jobs, small business support, sustainable development, infrastructure, local government
Telephone:307-577-6012
Link:webpage

Butte Local Development Corporation

As the primary economic development organization for Butte Silver Bow, the BLDC uses a multi-pronged approach to advancing the Butte economy based around the recruitment of regional or out-of-state businesses to expand their operations to Butte, growth of existing companies, and partnerships with entrepreneurs and companies of all sizes to promote job creation in our community.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:Economic Development
Subtopic:entrepreneurship & small business, business assistance,
Tags:economic development, Small Business Assistance
Telephone:(406) 496-3171
Link:webpage

Casper Area Economic Development Alliance (CAEDA)

The Casper Area Economic Development Alliance (CAEDA) serves as the principal catalyst for economic development through leading, encouraging and facilitating diversification and expansion of Casper's and Natrona County's economy. Services provided by CAEDA include community marketing, point of contact, helping businesses grow, reporing & events, and partnership creation.


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Geography:Wyoming
Resource Type:information source, organization
Subtopic:economic development, business assistance, marketing & assistance, rural community issues & solutions, development & smart growth, Business & Economy, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:economic development, marketing and promotion, growth strategy
Telephone:307-577-7011
Link:webpage