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STED Commission Indian Equity Fund (IEF)

This grant program is designed to allow tribal governments to deploy their own Indian Equity Fund type of grant to Native-owned businesses based on matched funds that each tribal government committed to the Montana State Small Business Credit Initiative (MT SSBCI).  Those match funds have now matured and are accessible by tribal governments to design and deploy grants to small businesses.  

Application Period: April 6 - May 7, 2017

Eligible Applicants

Tribal Governments

Funding Availability

Amount: Varies by match committed by each tribe combined with MT SSBCI matching funds

How To Apply: Click on the black and white 'Click Here to Submit' button below to be taken to the Submittable™ online application platform.  First time users of the Submittable™ platform will be prompted to create a required profile for application submission. 

Contact: Margaret Cook (406) 841-2754; (406) 459-5801 (work cell) or email by clicking on the email link to the left under Contact Information

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MONTANA OFFICE OF TOURISM AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT | MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
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