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MOTBD Grants Program

MOTBD Tourism Grants Program   The Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development 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 annually to tourism and recreation projects that fall within the following general

Category: Tourism, Grants, Incentives, Montana Tourism Grants

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Alternative Energy Investment Tax Credit

Commercial and net metering alternative energy investments of $5,000 or more are eligible for up to 35 percent tax credit against individual or corporate tax on income generated by the investment. The credit may only be taken against net income produced by the eligible equipment or by certain associated business

Category: Montana State Incentives, Renewable Energy, Tax Credit

Alternative Energy Revolving Loan Program

What is it? The Alternative Energy Revolving Loan Program (AERLP) was established by the 57th Montana Legislature in 2001 with amendments dating from 2005. Its purpose is to provide a financing option to Montana homeowners, small businesses, non-profits and government entities to install alternative energy systems. The program is funded by air

Category: Montana State Incentives, Loans, Energy

Big Sky Economic Development Trust Fund (BSTF)

The Big Sky Economic Development Trust Fund (BSTF) program is a state-funded program created by the 2005 Legislature. It is designed to aid in the development of good paying jobs for Montana residents and promote long-term stable economic growth in Montana.


Category: Montana State Incentives, Job Creation

Biodiesel Blending and Storage Tax Credit

There is a credit against Montana income tax for costs of investments in depreciable property for the storage and blending of biodiesel from Montana-produced ingredients with petroleum diesel. Fifteen percent of the cost of the property, up to a total of $52,500 for distributors and $7,500 for the owner or

Category: Montana State Incentives, Tax Credit, Energy

Biodiesel Production Facility Tax Credit

There is a credit against Montana income tax for costs of investments in depreciable property for constructing or equipping a facility in Montana to produce biodiesel or biolubricants. Fifteen percent of the cost of the depreciable property may be claimed as a credit, for projects that begin operating before January

Category: Montana State Incentives, Tax Credit, Energy

Community Development Block Grant - Economic Development Program (CDBG-ED)

The Business Resources category of Montana's CDBG-ED Program is designed to stimulate economic development activity by assisting Montana's private sector to create or retain jobs for low and moderate income (LMI) persons. The program assists businesses by making fixed-rate financing available to them at reasonable interest rates and by providing public improvements in support of economic development activities.


Category: Montana State Incentives, Grants

Indian Country Economic Development Program (ICED)

The Montana Department of Commerce Indian Country Economic Development (ICED) grant program is intended to improve economic opportunities for the eight tribal governments in Montana.  Since its inception in the 59th Montana State Legislature the ICED program has supported ICED tribal government priority economic development projects, the Montana Indian Equity Fund, and

Category: Montana State Incentives, Grants, Indian

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