Big Sky Trust Fund (Montana)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Montana

Name Big Sky Trust Fund (Montana)
Policy Category Financial Incentive
Policy Type Grant Program
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Start Date 2005

Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source


The Big Sky Trust Fund reimburses expenses incurred in the purchase, leasing, or relocation of real assets for direct use of the assisted business or employee training costs. A local or tribal government on behalf of any business may apply. The funding limit of the program is $5,000 per new qualifying job created or $7,500 per qualifying job created in a high poverty county. A dollar for dollar match (or 50% match in a high poverty county) is required of businesses looking to qualify for program funds.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Big Sky Trust Fund
Department Montana Department of Commerce
Division Business Resources Division
Address P.O. Box 200505
Place Helena, Montana
Zip/Postal Code 59620-0505
Phone (406) 841-2792