One Nation, Under God

Bear Paw Development Awarded $9.7 Million Grant from USDA

Through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Business-Cooperative Service, Bear Paw Development Corporation was recently awarded a grant for $9,752,250 through USDA’s Meat and Poultry Intermediary Lending Program (MPILP) to establish a loan fund to help start-up or expand meat and poultry processing in a large portion of Montana. The program is designed to strengthen the food supply chain in the United States and assist in financing local and regional processors with their capital and operational needs.

“This announcement by the federal Department of Agriculture is very likely the larges...


Reader Comments(0)