The Missoula Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the public debut of the 2020 BUILD Grant support video. The video was created to support Missoula County’s application in the federal grant program. The full video can be viewed on the Missoula Chamber’s BUILD Grant Initiative web page, https://www.missoulachamber.com/build-grant.html.
In 2019, the Chamber organized a trip for 19 members of the public and private sector to Washington, D.C., in support of Missoula’s application. That trip resulted in a $13 million grant — the only BUILD Grant awarded in Montana last year.
Due to COVID-19 concerns and travel restrictions, a trip to Washington, D.C., was not possible this year. The Chamber again volunteered to put together an advocacy effort in support of Missoula County. The Chamber brought together the members of last year’s delegation and, with the help of Paccom Media, produced a video sharing Missoula’s story and the need for further