$25,000 Big Sky Trust Fund Grant, Montana Department of Commerce
$209,000 in private funding
Planning grant funds to develop a training protocol and service manuals to allow the company to export its technology overseas.
FADC and Growth Through Ag programs.
Assistance with expansion plan for a new processing footprint. Previous assistance with the development of marketing materials for trade shows.
Public Funding: Big Sky Trust Fund
Phase I, Reuse Study - $15,000
Phase II, Preliminary Architectural Report - $15,000
Private Funding: $30,000 plus additional investment for future phases, including the purchase of the building. Project led by the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation to explore the feasibility of purchasing and converting a former school into a Performing Arts Center.
$25,000 - Big Sky Trust Fund, Montana Department of Commerce
$25,000 - City of Laurel cash match
Planning grant project for the City of Laurel to develop a Master Plan for Riverside Park and identify economic opportunities.
In 2013 a working group was formed to explore partnership opportunities to enhance sustainable agriculture in Southern Montana. The USDA Farm Bill created the RCPP (Regional Conservation Partnership Program) as a tool to invest public resources in improving conservation, restoration & sustainable use of our natural resources. Beartooth RC&D worked with Partners, including MillerCoors, to create the Yellowstone Regional Ag Sustainability Project, a mix of private industry and public partners. The EQIP funding model assists producers in adopting conservation practices and identifying BMP's for irrigated barley and beet rotations.