The Montana Department of Commerce works with statewide and local partners, private industry and small businesses to enhance and sustain economic prosperity in Montana. The Department works to improve the state’s economy through business creation, expansion, retention, and diversification of the state’s economic base; provides direct technical assistance, grants and loans for Montana’s entrepreneurs, businesses and their employees; strengthens the economy through the promotion of tourism development, promoting and protecting historic sites, and marketing Montana as a travel and filmmaking destination; promotes access to new markets, both foreign and domestic, for Montana goods and services; provides financing for homeownership and rental assistance opportunities for Montana families; and develops and improves public infrastructure and housing for Montana citizens by providing grants and technical assistance to Montana communities and counties.
At the Montana Department of Commerce, we work to enhance and sustain a healthy economy so Montana businesses, communities, and people can prosper.
Community Development Division
The Community Development Division helps Montana communities offer safe, efficient, and quality public facilities including streets, water, and sewer services; schools; excellent health care facilities and social services; a vibrant economy; and job opportunities.
Montana Housing works to ensure that all Montanans have homes that they can afford. We partner with local housing organizations across the state to leverage the federal funding that is made available to Montana.
Office of Tourism and Business Development
The Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development markets Montana’s spectacular unspoiled nature, vibrant and charming small towns, breathtaking experiences, relaxing hospitality, and competitive business climate to promote the state as a place to visit and do business.