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First Security Bank of Bozeman, Montana & Idaho CDC Partner to Expand Business Consulting Services

BOZEMAN, Mont. – First Security Bank of Bozeman has announced a sponsorship to the Montana & Idaho Community Development Corporation. First Security’s support will allow us to expand the technical assistance we provide to help low-income and other underserved, un-bankable people build strong, thriving and... Read more...

Glacier Bancorp, Inc. Receives 2017 Montana Lending Institution of the Year Award

Glacier Bancorp (GBCI) has helped provide Montana businesses and projects with over $48 million in capital, more than any other commercial lender in the state. To recognize this partnership, we recently presented them with an award for 2017 Montana Lending Institution of the Year. Among... Read more...

Congrats to the Top HomeNow Producer of 2017!

Last year, 16 Missoula-area homebuyers achieved the American dream thanks to Julie Lapham of Mann Mortgage. These were hardworking Montanans – a pharmacy student, a teacher, an attorney, a bartender, a healthcare worker, a consultant – who qualified for a mortgage but needed help with... Read more...

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Glacier Bancorp, Inc. Receives 2017 Montana Lending Institution of the Year Award

Glacier Bancorp (GBCI) has helped provide Montana businesses and projects with over $48 million in capital, more than any other commercial lender in the state. To recognize this partnership, we recently presented them with an award for 2017 Montana Lending Institution of the Year. Among... Read more...

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Glacier Bancorp, Inc. Receives 2017 Montana Lending Institution of the Year Award

Glacier Bancorp (GBCI) has helped provide Montana businesses and projects with over $48 million in capital, more than any other commercial lender in the state. To recognize this partnership, we recently presented them with an award for 2017 Montana Lending Institution of the Year. Among... Read more...

$65 Million for New Business Opportunities, Job Creation

We’re thrilled to announce that communities across Montana, Idaho and Wyoming will soon see new investments in their futures thanks to a $65 million award from the U.S. Treasury’s New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program. That money will go directly to businesses that create jobs,... Read more...

Blackfeet Community College Announces $7.5M for New Science and Education Building

It’s been a challenging couple of years for the town of Browning in northwest Montana, a community of 1,000 that has endured financial hardships, legal disputes and the disincorporation of its municipal government. We’re excited to share that a new investment into the local college... Read more...

New Markets Tax Credits Help Fresca Expand in Treasure Valley

In August, Montana & Idaho CDC closed a milestone New Markets Tax Credit deal with Fresca Mexican Foods in the Treasure Valley -- a project that will allow the tortilla manufacturer to expand its production capacity, maintain and create jobs, and revitalize a targeted urban... Read more...

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Congrats to the Top HomeNow Producer of 2017!

Last year, 16 Missoula-area homebuyers achieved the American dream thanks to Julie Lapham of Mann Mortgage. These were hardworking Montanans – a pharmacy student, a teacher, an attorney, a bartender, a healthcare worker, a consultant – who qualified for a mortgage but needed help with... Read more...

Great Falls resident becomes proud homeowner, thanks to HomeNow

Sonny Schlecht had always wanted to be a homeowner, but was convinced he would need to save $25-40K for the down payment. He was thrilled to hear about HomeNow, a mortgage option where the down payment was completely covered via a non-repayable grant.  He partnered... Read more...

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First Security Bank of Bozeman, Montana & Idaho CDC Partner to Expand Business Consulting Services

BOZEMAN, Mont. – First Security Bank of Bozeman has announced a sponsorship to the Montana & Idaho Community Development Corporation. First Security’s support will allow us to expand the technical assistance we provide to help low-income and other underserved, un-bankable people build strong, thriving and... Read more...

Merc Hotel Developer to Get Low-Interest $800K Loan from Missoula Nonprofit to Create Jobs

A local nonprofit has been awarded a nearly $800,000 federal grant to help a private developer create permanent jobs and train workers after the construction of a new hotel in downtown Missoula. The Montana & Idaho Community Development Corp. announced this week that the grant,... Read more...

Yellowstone Bank Sponsors Technical Assistance for Small Business Entrepreneurs in Montana

Yellowstone Bank has announced a sponsorship that will allow Montana & Idaho CDC to expand the technical assistance it provides to entrepreneurs and small-business owners in accounting, marketing and other areas of business management. “The technical assistance we offer can include helping create business plans... Read more...

Montana & Idaho CDC Awarded $686,500 from U.S Treasury’s CDFI Fund

Montana & Idaho CDC Awarded $686,500 from U.S Treasury’s CDFI Fund Each year, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) awards grants to CDFIs across the country. In FY 2017, it awarded 303 CDFIs with $208.7 million in awards.... Read more...