Commerce department awards $1 million to Montana tourism and recreation assets

Carter County Geological Society will receive $109,187


January 7, 2022

rendering courtesy Pierce Lighting Studio

The Carter County Geological Society will receive $109,187 from a recent Montana Department of Commerce tourism grant to install track lighting, spotlights and motion sensor fixtures illuminating the heritage of the exhibits in the museum. A rendering of the museum's Lambert Hall is shown above.

On Monday, The Montana Department of Commerce announced more than $1 million in grant funding was awarded through its Tourism Grant Program to strengthen local economies in twenty-one communities.

"These grants will serve 22 tourism and recreation projects across Montana, including unincorporated small towns, rural communities, and areas of known attractions to non-resident visitors," Commerce Director Scott Osterman said. "Not only will these funds help boost tourism locally, they will support good-paying jobs, another added benefit of increased visitor activity," Osterman added.


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