2021 MEDA Awards

2021 Impact Award Background Criteria New deadline:  Oct 8th

2021 Impact Award Application

Short on time?  Do fill out the Word document first (it has the questions) and cut and paste into the application.  Once you have hit the submit button there is not a way to edit.  Thus, using the Word document will help avoid do-overs.  

Anthony Preite Champion Award Criteria and Form

2020 Imact Awards 

Southeastern Montana Development Corp.
Powder River County Bridge Disaster Recovery Effort

Anaconda Local Development Corp.
COVID-19 Rapid Response


Accelerate Anaconda - Anaconda Local Development
Business District Historic Sign and App Campaign


Big Sky Economic Development


Big Sky Economic Development
Coulson Park Project


Choteau Area Port Authority
Community and Economic Development Success


Great Falls Development Authority
Creative Bridge Financing

2019 Innovation Awards 

Western Community Assessment Network (WeCAN)
Tri-State Community Review Project

2018 Innovation Awards 

Kalispell Core and Rail - Montana West Economic Development, Flathead County EDA

Creekside Marketplace and Pavilion - Snowy Mountain Development Corporation

2017 Innovation Awards 

Great Falls AgriTech Park​

G​reat Falls Development Authority

2016 Innovation Awards 

BillingsWorks - Big Sky EDA and Partners

ADF - Great Falls Development and Partners

2015 Innovations Award 

Accelerate Anaconda - Anaconda Local Dev.

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2020 Champion:
Jim Atchison

2019 Champion:

Jim Davison

2018 Champion:

Karyl Tobel

2017 Champion:

John Rogers

2016 Champion:

Gloria O'Rourke

2015 Champions:

Jim Smitham and Billie Lee

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