Business Assistance Information and Links

Reopening guidance for Missoula County businesses

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Missoula County Economic Recovery Task Force

Unprecedented efforts are underway to understand and respond to the impacts people are experiencing during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Missoula County Economic Recovery Task Force is a partnership of public and private for-profit and nonprofit entities working to ensure you recover and prosper in the future by understanding how you are affected economically, improving access to resources that provide immediate assistance, developing new resources, and identifying any remaining gaps in resources. 

WATCH: How the Economic Recovery Task Force is working to help businesses and their employees

Information on local, state and federal resources is updated regularly on the Missoula Economic Partnership website

The Economic Recovery Task Force also has partnered with the University of Montana to launch BEAR Powered by UM to advise businesses requesting assistance or guidance in responding to the COVID-19 crisis. Click the link below to register for assistance though this program.

Business Emergency Assistance & Recovery

Montana Coronavirus Relief Business Assistance Programs

Information on grant and loan programs through the State of Montana is available on the Department of Commerce website. 

MoFi Paycheck Protection Program Loans

MoFi’s Paycheck Protection Program lending is currently closed, but the agency will resume lending if the program reopens. 

Nonprofit organizations

The Montana Nonprofit Association has compiled a list of COVID-19 FAQs related to nonprofits. 

The state has re-opened grant applications for nonprofit organizations impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency to retain existing programs and services, employees or organizational viability for provision of future services and operations. Apply online. 

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