The North Dakota Department of Commerce today announced that two western North Dakota communities were recommended to receive funding from the Main Street Initiative Partners in Planning (PiP) Grant Program.
Six communities across the state were recommended to receive grant funding totaling $125,000.
Western North Dakota grant recipients include Bowman County Development Corporation and Hettinger Area Chamber of Commerce.
The PiP Grant Program is intended to empower communities to proactively plan their futures, seek smart, efficient infrastructure development and offer a healthy, vibrant environment for residents and visitors.
Grant applications opened on Jan. 29, 2020, and closed on July 31, 2020. The following applications are recommended to receive grant funding:
Rugby Job Development Authority: Rugby Economic Development Strategic Plan - $28,885
Bowman County Development Corporation: Bowman County 5-Year Strategic Plan - $24,500
City of Cavalier: Regional Development Strategic Plan - $30,000
Hettinger Area Chamber of Commerce: Adams County Economic Development Strategic Plan - $12,000
City of Milnor: Milnor Comprehensive Plan - $8,000
Linton Industrial Development Corporation: Linton Economic Development Strategic Plan - $21,615
Total Grant Awards: $125,000
For additional details on this grant program, visit https://belegendary.link/MSI-PiP
The North Dakota Department of Commerce works to improve the quality of life for North Dakota citizens by leading efforts to attract, retain and expand wealth. Commerce serves businesses and communities statewide through committed people and partners who offer valuable programs and dynamic services