Press Releases

Idaho Department of Commerce Opens Applications for Idaho Broadband Grant Program

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Matt Borud Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 matt.borud@commerce.idaho.gov   Idaho Department of Commerce Opens Applications for Idaho Broadband Grant Program BOISE, Idaho—June 29, 2020— The Idaho Department of Commerce is now accepting applications for the Idaho Broadband Grant program. Applications must be submitted via the Department’s online portal. The Idaho Broadband grant program was

 Idaho Economic Advisory Council Announces June 2020 Meeting

  MEDIA ALERT Contact: Matt Borud Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 matt.borud@commerce.idaho.gov    Idaho Economic Advisory Council Announces June 2020 Meeting   BOISE, Idaho—June 23, 2020— The Idaho Economic Advisory Council will meet via teleconference on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 2:00pm MT to review three Tax Reimbursement Incentive applications. The meeting will be held via teleconference:

ONE Idaho initiative highlights resilience and ingenuity of Idahoans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2020   ONE Idaho initiative highlights resilience and ingenuity of Idahoans Show support for a safe, healthy, and open Idaho by taking the ONE Idaho Pledge BOISE, Idaho – Governor Brad Little announced today the launch of ONE Idaho, an initiative to highlight the resilience and adaptability of Idaho businesses,

Idaho Commerce Announces IGEM Grant Recipients

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Matt Borud Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 Matt.Borud@commerce.idaho.gov   Idaho Commerce Announces IGEM Grant Recipients BOISE, Idaho (June 3, 2020) – Idaho Commerce is pleased to announce the latest recipients of two Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) grants. IGEM funds are awarded to Idaho public research universities to partner with industry leaders on research

Idaho Travel Council Announces May Special Meeting 

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Travel Council Announces May Special Meeting  BOISE, Idaho (May 20, 2020) —The Idaho Travel Council (ITC) will conduct a special virtual meeting May 27 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. MDT via the Zoom meeting platform. The Council will hear Tourism updates, a budget review, and

Idaho Economic Advisory Council Announces May 2020 Meeting

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Matt Borud Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 matt.borud@commerce.idaho.gov   Idaho Economic Advisory Council Announces May Meeting BOISE, Idaho (May 19, 2020) — The Idaho Economic Advisory Council (EAC) will meet via teleconference on Thursday, May 28th at 2:00 pm MST. EAC will review three Tax Reimbursement Incentive (TRI) applications. The meeting will be held

IGEM Council Announces May Meeting

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Matt Borud Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 Matt.Borud@commerce.idaho.gov Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) Council Announces May Meeting Boise, Idaho— May 6, 2020— The Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) Council will meet via teleconference on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. MDT. Idaho Commerce manages the Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM)

Idaho Travel Council Announces May Meeting

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Travel Council Announces May Meeting  BOISE, Idaho (April 29, 2020) —The Idaho Travel Council (ITC) will meet virtually May 7 and 8, from 9:00 a.m. – 4:35 p.m. via the Zoom meeting platform. On Thursday the Council will hear Commerce, budget and grant updates followed by

Governor Little Awards Twelve Community Development Block Grants

NEWS RELEASE Contact: Matt Borud Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 Matt.Borud@commerce.idaho.gov Governor Little Awards Twelve Community Development Block Grants Federally funded grants benefit Idaho cities and counties. Boise, Idaho— April 30, 2020— Governor Brad Little announced twelve Idaho Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) awards for $4,963,575 to be distributed to benefit public facilities and infrastructure, downtown revitalizations,

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Notice of Public Hearing & Comment Period

Idaho Department of Commerce Notice of Public Hearing & Comment Period Amendment to 2020-2024 Five-Year Consolidated Plan for Idaho’s Federal Affordable Housing and Community Development Programs   The Idaho Department of Commerce is seeking public comment on amendments to the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and 2020 Action Plan. The amendments will address the needs in response