Montana Small Business Development Center provides tools & guidance to help small businesses with online guides for startup, licensing, legal, lending, planning, & finance.  The local office is in Havre.  (406) 399-1557.

Bear Paw Development Corporation is part of Montana Regional Economic Development based in Havre that covers Hill, Liberty, Chouteau, Blaine, & Phillips counties.

Montana Small Business Administration helps small business owners and entrepreneurs to succeed through counseling, capital, expertise, & resources.  Montana's office is located in Helena.  (406) 441-1081.

Innovate Montana connects entrepreneurs with the resources they need to take their ventures to the next level of success in a global economy.  Use the link to navigate to other areas and topics, such as relocating, or growing your business.  Check out the Innovation Hub for connections with expert-led sessions. 


Montana Governor's Office of Economic Development This office is charged with supporting the business community & workforce of the state to grow the economy.  

Montana State University Extension Service small business webinar series

Native American Development Corporation + MT Indian Business Alliance promotes private Indian business development by supporting Montana Indian Entrepreneurs.  Free online business education courses with videos & worksheets are available.  

Accelerate Montana's Rural Innovation Initiative AMRII's goal is to stimulate innovation, job creations, & entrepreneurship in rural & tribal communities across Montana.  Explore their tools here.    

Montana Women's Business Center focuses on providing confidential business counseling & training services to women entrepreneurs.  It is a critical resource to those who are economically or socially disadvantaged.

Strategyzer provides templates for the Business Model Canvas, the Value Proposition Canvas, Business Portfolio, & other helpful tools.