Category Archives: Commerce

  • Request for Public CommentOctober 12, 2021

    Idaho Housing and Finance Association and the Idaho Department of Commerce invite comments regarding a proposed amendment to the Citizen Participation Plan (CPP) for Idaho’s Federal Affordable Housing and Community...

  • Small Business Resources: Idaho Innovation CenterAugust 13, 2021

    The Idaho Innovation Center is a business incubator providing resources to small fledgling companies where entrepreneurs can confidently and aggressively start and grow their small businesses through collaboration, education, mentoring...

  • Request for Public Comment and Notice of Public HearingAugust 12, 2021

    The Idaho Department of Commerce (IDC), the HUD Grantee for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA), the HUD Grantee for Idaho’s Emergency...

  • Mountain Home and Commerce Community GrantsJuly 21, 2021

    Last week, the Idaho Commerce team visited Mountain Home to see how grants awarded by Commerce have impacted the city. Mountain Home has been the recipient of numerous Idaho Commerce...

  • Company Spotlight – HempitectureJuly 14, 2021

      The environment and architecture. The two couldn’t be more different. Right? Think again. Hempitecture is headquartered in Ketchum, Idaho, and creates plant-based building materials. Hempitecture was founded by Mattie...

  • CDBG Project Helps Potlatch Community Members Cool OffJune 28, 2021

    Last week, Potlatch community members cooled off in the hot summer heat and celebrated the grand opening of “Kelly’s Scenic 6 Splash Pad,” located in Potlatch’s Scenic 6 park. Not...

  • Housing Survey Participation RequestedJune 25, 2021

    Idaho Department of Commerce (IDOC) and Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA), as recipients of funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), are conducting a study...

  • The FCC Emergency Broadband BenefitMay 19, 2021

      The FCC  opened applications for the Emergency Broadband Benefit, a benefit providing a monthly discount for families and households struggling to afford internet service in the pandemic. The benefit...

  • 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...