Category Archives: Commerce

  • Europe and U.K. International Partner Search – Applications Open NowMay 3, 2021

    Applications are now open for outdoor recreation-related businesses to participate in an Europe/U.K. International Partner Search. Idaho Commerce will be hosting the service in collaboration with the US Commercial Service...

  • New Stimulus Package UpdatesApril 14, 2021

    Updated 4/27/2021: This article will continue to be updated as more information is released.  Congress recently approved, and the President has signed, the “American Rescue Plan Act,” a new $1.9...

  • Grant Opportunity for MSPO 2021 – Open NowApril 13, 2021

    Interested in expanding your sales and building international business relationships in a new foreign market at no cost to you? Then apply to our most recent grant opportunity. Idaho Commerce...

  • Request for Public Comment and Notice of Public HearingMarch 1, 2021

    Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA) and the Idaho Department of Commerce seek public input regarding the 2021 Annual Action Plan for Idaho’s federally funded affordable housing and community development...

  • Kallman Digital Showcase Grant – Open NowFebruary 3, 2021

    Are you looking to connect with international buyers? Have the cancellations of trade shows made it difficult for your company to generate business leads? Idaho Commerce, in partnership with Kallman...

  • Latest COVID-19 Stimulus Details and Updates to PPP LoansDecember 29, 2020

    After months of negotiation, Congress recently approved and the President signed a new COVID relief package. The new package includes additional funding for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for small...

  • State Trade Expansion Program: 10 Years of SuccessSeptember 28, 2020

    by Loretta Greene, Associate Administrator for the Office of International Trade   The U.S Small Business Administration’s State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) is celebrating 10 years of helping small businesses...

  • Company Spotlight: VynylSeptember 3, 2019

    What does it mean to inspire innovation? If you’re a parent, it might mean plopping a set of Legos or a ball of Play Dough down in front of your...

  • Company Spotlight: Quality Cage CraftersAugust 19, 2019

    American Ninja Warriors are known for doing what is seemingly impossible. They bounce effortlessly from wall to wall, leap into the air to land on tiny ledges, and run across...

  • Company Spotlight: EarthCraft ConstructionAugust 19, 2019

    Many Idahoans grew up with parents and grandparents instilling in them an important value: leave camp better than you found it.   For Mark (Ron) Hixson, who has built homes in...