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 and clean housing including hazardous substance 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.
Great Northern Development Corporation (GNDC) is seeking community input in developing its next five-year Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS). For the past 26 years, GNDC has provided professional business counseling, community...
On Thursday, June 23rd, Eastern Montana community leaders are invited to attend this workshop to hear from guest speakers knowledgeable about the opportunities available for infrastructure development through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law...
GNDC is partnering with the Montana Department of Labor & Industry to offer the Assistance for Business Clinic. The Assistance for Business Clinics are designed to provide new and established businesses, accountants, bookkeepers, human resource...
Join us on Wednesday, June 29th for this learning opportunity! The workshop will be presented by Western Sustainability Exchange (WSE), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), and Native, a public benefit corporation. Topics to be discussed...
Great Northern Development Corporation, the Small Business Development Center, and the MDT Small Business Enterprise program would like to congratulate the 2022 Minnow Tank Business Plan Competition finalists. Finalists will present their...
WOLF POINT, MONTANA (Sept. 21, 2022) – Great Northern Development Corporation (GNDC) is seeking community feedback on its next Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) and Economic Recovery and Resiliency Addendum. The five-year CEDS...
We all need a roof over our head and sometimes achieving that can be more difficult than we anticipate, particularly in rural areas such as Northeast Montana. So let's talk about it...past successes, current opportunities and future goals. In...
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