New Business Assistance Relief Dollars – Applications open Monday, June 1st

The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation and Montana Business Adaptation Program Announce new funding starting Monday, June 1. 

  • The Montana Business Adaptation Program will provide reimbursement for COVID-19 expenses related to keeping staff and customers safe – from the purchase of personal protective equipment to resources needed for staff to work remotely.
  • Eligible small business must be Montana-based, employ 50 or less, have incurred eligible adaptation expenses since Feb. 15 due to COVID-19, and be in good standing with the Secretary of State or local tribal government.
  • Nonprofit entities are eligible.
  • Eligible expenses include costs related to communication, remote work equipment, cleaning supplies, tools to enhance social distancing and sanitation, travel and hotel costs related to quarantining workers.
  • Total funding available is $20 million, the maximum reimbursement amount per business is $5,000.