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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.
|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|
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: How small towns and cities can use local assets to rebuild their economies
This report examines case studies of small towns and cities that have complemented thier recruitment of major employers, manufacturers, and large retailers by successfully emphasizing their existing assets and distinctive resources. Topics discussed in the report include: identifying and building on existing assets, engaging all members of the community to plan for the future, taking advantage of outside funding, creating incentives for community redevelopment and investment, encouraging cooperation within the community and across the region, and supporting a clean and healthy enviornment.