BCDC (Broadwater County Development Corporation)

Mission Statement– Attract, retain and expand businesses in Broadwater County and support infrastructure and beautification efforts.

Vision Statement- Enhance the business climate to promote complimentary businesses that support the area’s diverse economy, encourage extended visitation, assist business people in growing their businesses, establish a cooperative business venue and maintain a friendly, small town atmosphere while improving the lifestyle of Broadwater County residents.

Montana Business Site Selector.
Prospective business developers looking for sites in Montana can search available properties in the state of Montana.

Welcome to the Montana Business Navigator

The Montana Business Navigator is here to create an easy-to-use environment where Montana’s businesses can find the requirements and tools they need to own and operate a business in Montana. The Business Navigator contains a wealth of resources and information organized in a step-by-step process so you can plan, start, operate, and expand your business in Montana. Whether your business is just an idea, a startup, or an established business we have gathered the tools to help you succeed.

Along with the Montana Business Navigator, we have created the Montana Business Checklist. The Montana Business Checklist can be used for new or existing businesses. The Checklist is a easy to use and powerful tool that brings together all of the State of Montana’s business permits and licenses in one location. This service will help you navigate through the State of Montana’s permitting and licensing and help develop your business into a Montana success story.
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We are constantly ask what are the Recreational Opportunities in & around Townsend by people & businesses looking to move here.
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BCDC Giving Options

When you make a gift to the Broadwater County Development Corporation (BCDC), you are helping support our many worthwhile projects to improve and maintain Broadwater County for future generations. Broadwater County is a great place to live and work. Having funds available is essential to maintaining our unique way of life. Your gifts to BCDC are tax-deductible. All gifts – large or small – are greatly appreciated and help provide planned growth to our residents of Broadwater County.

Ways to Help

Donations are welcome from individuals, families, foundations, businesses and corporations. You can make tax-deductible gifts to BCDC by cash, check or real property.


Families and friends often wish to make a gift in memory of special loved ones. We welcome these meaningful gifts and recognition will be received.

Gift of Cash

A gift of cash is the most common and convenient way to donate to BCDC. It is simple to give and helps us provide funding and support for many worthwhile projects. If you itemize your tax deductions, your gift is fully deductible up to 50% of your adjusted gross income on both your federal and state tax returns. Any excess may be carried forward for up to five additional years. Consult with your tax advisor for more information.

Gift of Appreciated Property

Appreciated securities such as stocks, bonds, or mutual funds can be donated to BCDC and help you avoid capital gains taxes. Real property can be donated as well.

Bequests in Wills

Perhaps the most common method of planned giving is a bequest in a will or trust. You may transfer any type of property, cash, stock, real estate, artwork, etc. You may transfer a fixed amount, a fixed percentage, or the residual of your estate after providing for your beneficiaries. Consult with your legal and financial advisors for more information.

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