Community & Economic Development

Mission West Community Development Partners

The 2022-2027 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) comprising the peoples

and communities within the geographic boundaries of Montana’s Lake, Mineral and Sanders Counties.

Mission West – Community Development Tools that are Second to None

Mission West partners with local, state and federal agencies and organizations.Through these collaborative efforts we bring Lake, Mineral and Sanders counties community development tools and financial resources that are second to none. Together with our partners, Mission West works to:

  • Advocate on behalf of the community at a state and federal level
  • Assist communities in identifying and accessing State and Federal government grant and loan resources
  • Advance the development of projects that honor our region’s culture and history
  • Convene multi-jurisdictional meetings to assess regional needs
  • Identify Opportunity Zone redevelopment investment potentials
  • Support downtown and Main Street programs and initiatives
  • Support agricultural and cooperative initiatives
  • Strengthen our communities through sustainable community and economic development practices