Friday, January 19, 2018



Ronja Abel, Communications Director, Governor’s Office, (406) 444-9725

Marissa Perry, Press Secretary, Governor’s Office, (406) 444-4514
Daniel Iverson, Communications Manager, Department of Commerce, (406) 841-2893


Governor Bullock Announces Grants to Strengthen Tourism in 27 Communities


MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock today announced $750,000 in grants to develop and enhance tourism and recreation in 27 Montana communities across the state. The grant funds will support $1.8 million of investments into infrastructure and marketing projects.


“Visitors from out of state add billions of dollars to Montana’s economy, which directly support our communities, small businesses and people,” said Governor Bullock. “By investing in our tourism and recreation resources, we will maximize our ability to attract and serve the visitors who drive one of Montana’s leading industries.”


The funds are being awarded through the Tourism Grant Program at the Department of Commerce, Office of Tourism and Business Development.


The Tourism Grant Program awards funds to projects that strengthen Montana’s economy through the development and enhancement of the state’s tourism and recreation industry. Eligible projects include arts, culture and heritage preservation; visitor facility upgrades and construction; and niche product development.


Full List of Grant Recipients:


Learn more at the Tourism Grant Program website.





Marissa Perry

Press Secretary

Governor Steve Bullock

P: 406.444.4514 | E: Marissa.perry@mt.gov


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