• Sanders County Community Development

    Sanders County Community Development (SCCD) works in various capacities to support small
    businesses, local government agencies, and non-profit organizations throughout the county in their
    efforts to improve the economic environment and quality of life for Sanders County residents.

    SCCD is a public benefit, nonprofit corporation organized under Title 35, Chapter 2 Montana Code
    Annotated to receive and administer funds exclusively for economic, charitable and educational
    purposes without monetary gain or profit, incidental or otherwise, to its members. It is recognized
    as tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

  • Mission Statement

    To create, facilitate, and support economic vitality and community resiliency throughout Sanders County, MT

  • Primary services

    • Facilitate community conversations

    • Provide technical assistance services for small businesses and nonprofit organizations 

    • Support county events and programs that improve the social and economic well-being of the residents of Sanders County

    • Support local governments with planning documents and infrastructure projects

  • SCCD provides free assistance with…
    • Writing Business Plans
    • Setting Up Business Structures
    • Organizing Financial Data
    • Buying Businesses
    • Selling Businesses
    • Obtaining Small Business Loans
    • Developing Marketing Plans
    • Business Management
    • Human Resources Management
    • Social Media Marketing
  • SCCD provides free assistance for organizations that need…
    • Grant Resources
    • Board Development
    • Project Development
    • Program Development
    • Workshops 
    • Access to a state-of-the-art meeting facility
  • SCCD supports local governments and special districts by…
    • Assisting communities in identifying and accessing State and Federal government grant and loan resources
    • Advancing the development of projects that honor our region’s culture and history
    • Convening multi-jurisdictional meetings to assess regional needs
    • Support downtown and Main Street programs and initiatives
    • Support agricultural and cooperative initiatives
    • Assist in developing or upgrading planning documents including capital improvement plans, growth policies, or community facilities master plans.
  • SCCD supports residents through….
    • Workshops and Job Skills Training
    • Grant Resources for New Skills Development
    • Career Pathway Development
    • Remote Work Training and Job Placement

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    Thompson Falls, MT 59873