Programs & Services

Living (and working) here shouldn't be stressful.
Unless, of course, you can't find the right fly.

Southwest Montana is an impressive place to live and work. It is important to remember that a flourishing network of small businesses is vital to creating the vibrant communities we all cherish. Prospera offers a variety of small business resources designed to facilitate growth and development, allowing you to effectively compete in global commerce while enjoying mountain vistas, blue ribbon trout streams, rare wildlife and neighborly communities.

Montana Women's Business Center
Specializing in business counseling, training, networking, and mentoring programs for women entrepreneurs and women in business. Women are the focus, but we wil help anyone who needs it.
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Business Relocation Services
Think it would be nice to live and work here? We can help connect you to local experts and resources and the information you need to evaluate your options.
 
 
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Small Business Loans
Several of today's local industry leaders accessed Prospera's loan programs when they were in a high growth stage, such as Feed Cafe, Montana Canning Co., BioScience Labs, and PrintingForLess.com. 
Growth and Expansion Guidance and Grant Assistance
Prospera has been successfully working to improve the local economy for over 30 years. Chances are, we can facilitate a growth plan for your business and help you identify relevant grant opportunities for planning and job creation.
 
Premier Events
Gather with your peers and other industry leaders to think through the challenges you face. From large annual member events, business tours and exclusive President's Circle gatherings, to hands-on business and professional developments trainings, we are bringing together the best and the brightest for the growth of all.
Economic Research
Make your important, strategic decisions with reliable data.
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Industry Cluster Assistance
Prospera assists similar and related businesses in the region with identifying shared needs, pooling resources and ideas, and leveraging the synergies of coordinated efforts. For instance, since 2013 Prospera has supported the Montana Photonics Industry Alliance (MPIA), a volunteer-run group comprised of roughly area 30 optics and photonics companies.