Some of BCDC’s other projects that we have recently finished or are currently involved with or working on.

Working with Internet providers to bring improved speeds to the area
Looking to promote the downtown access to the traveling public
Promoting local events and businesses on our website –
Working with the Ag, Timber and Mining Industries
Storefront Grant Program – 75 grants since 2001 – totaling over $2,000,000 in projects
Started a Marketing Grant Program
2020/2021 Grants and Donations: We gave out two rounds of monetary assistance to businesses affected by the Covid-19 shutdowns, Copy Cup, The Lodge, Senior Center, Rotary, Fall Fest, MT Community, Stonehouse Distillery, Lakeside Distillery, Mint Bar and Café, STOKE
BCDC has increased the Broadway and Front St. Beautification Grants to $1000
Planning on updating our last (2004) Community Assessment/Visioning Document which identifies the future priorities of Townsend and Broadwater County.
Helping with the Master Plan for the Silos Recreation Area.
Continue maintenance, weed spraying and expansion of Townsend’s Trail System and the trails around town.
We work with the Montana Business Assistance Connection (MBAC) and the Montana Main Street Program.
Southwest Montana (Formerly Gold West) – member
Montana Economic Development Association (MEDA) – member
Daily updates to web site and continuing to add long-term data and pictures.
Marketing and updating our web site to Broadwater County and the World! We are averaging 300 visitors a day.
Have you checked out your business listing on the web site, is it correct?
Assist other organizations with their community improvement projects
Purchased new Welcome banners and installed new banner and flag pole brackets on Broadway.
Promoting our area through various advertising media.
Established the Broadwater Community Connections Newsletter which helps to connect our non-profit and community organizations.

BCDC is always looking for good pictures to use in advertising and on the web site. If you have any you think fits our objective, please send them to us. You may email them to Please put them on a disc or we will scan them for you if you wish.

Thank you for your continued support.