Great Northern Development Corporation
For an individual looking to start a new business or expand their existing business, the SBDC is the best place to start.
Our housing programs offer resources in every stage including affordable housing, first time buyer education, and home rehabilitation.
We partner with individuals and organizations to provide safe an dclean housing districts including hazardous clean up and site rehabilitation.
Food & Ag
The centers support economic development by ensuring that more of the state’s food, agricultural and energy dollars circulate in Montana.
The resources you need to grow and prosper in your community
Free face-to-face business consulting and training, on topics including business planning, accessing capital, marketing, regulatory compliance, technology development, international trade and much more including questions like these:
- Do I need to be an LLC?
- Can you give me a loan?
- Why isn’t my business making money?
- Is my business idea feasible?
- If I build it will they come?
- Where are the problem areas?
Learn how to successfully navigate the home buying process with our Homebuyer education classes. You will learn all the steps of buying a home. Our experienced HUD Certified Housing Counselor will help you along the way to give you confidence in your home purchase.
Learn about the many housing projects GNDC has been a part of including new construction, rehabilition and demolition to see if we can assist you with your housing efforts.
- Brownsfields Programs
Want to buy a vacant building? We will do a hazardous waste check and remediation. Available throughout a 15 county region of Eastern Montana.
- Housing Rehab
GNDC administers state and federal programs that assist in health, safety, and demolition projects for homes, apartments, and commercial buildings.
- Cooperative Development
Offering workshops, panels, discussion groups and personalized coaching to equip individuals with the skills needed to operate and manage cooperatives.
Food & Ag
The Montana Food and Agricultural Development Center (FADC) Network helps Montanans innovate and grow businesses that produce and commercialize food, agricultural and renewable energy products, and processes, creating wealth and jobs in our communities and on our farms and ranches.
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Personalized training that will help you with any small business challenges.