Mission Statement

To take action or encourage action by others which will assist potential new or existing businesses to improve their chances of survival and contribution to economic growth in Richland County, Montana. 

The ultimate goal of any action taken by Richland Economic Development should be focused on long-term expansion or strengthening of the economic base of Richland County.    

The Board of Directors of Richland Economic Development will work to accomplish its mission by the following actions:

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Provide a resource base for access to business information needed by any existing or potential owner to allow them to expand or otherwise enhance their chances for business success.

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Assist various business projects to gain access to non-conventional financing sources not available through the normal lending process (grants, government loans, capital resources).

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Maintain contact with government and political individuals or organizations who have the ability to assist or impede the business expansion process with the purpose of influencing those people to improve chances of business success.

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Provide manpower assistance, or encourage involvement by others with special expertise in projects, which will benefit the economic base of Richland County.

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Attempt to influence public or personal opinions as to specific actions needed to reach designated goals or otherwise accomplish a part of our mission.

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Monitor the Richland County economic base for the purpose of identifying areas that need attention or encouragement by this group or any other group.

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Maintain a short and long-range plan of actions to be taken by the organization in pursuit of its mission.