Tribal Business Development Grant (TBDG)

PURPOSE: The Tribal Business Development Grant (TBDG) is a competitive grant program to connect participating tribes of Montana with the resources necessary to advance shovel-ready projects that will provide a measurable, beneficial economic impact for the community.

GRANT APPLICATION PERIOD: September 15, 2023 to October 25, 2023

ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS: The TBDG is intended for the governing bodies of the Montana’s eight tribal governments or tribally-owned businesses and is intended to assist in deploying shovel-ready business projects (i.e. planning is more or less complete, approval permits are in place and laborers can get to work once sufficient funding is secured).

GRANT AMOUNT: A total of up to $240,000 per fiscal year is available.

GUIDELINES: View the PDF Guidelines.

APPLICATION: To apply and submit your grant application, visit the Montana Grants and Loans Portal. You will need to login with an Okta account. Please reference the Okta instructions for how to do this.