Creating a Vibrant Montana by Connecting Rural and Urban Communities
One Montana convenes people who may have different viewpoints but need to work together to address common challenges.
OUR CURRENT PROJECTS:
Montana Teenpreneur Challenge – An annual statewide entrepreneurship contest open to all innovative Montana high school students.
Resilient Montana: A Water, Agriculture and Climate Program – An inclusive and robust dialogue about climate impacts and measurable adaptation strategies.
Mental Health – An initiative with MSU’s Center for Mental Health Research and Recovery to develop a viable base for rural mental health prevention programs addressing the issues of depression and suicide in Montana.
OUR FORMER PROJECTS:
Ranch Management Undergraduate Degree Program – A ranch management undergraduate major for a rural land grant university in the West that is now being undertaken by MSU’s College of Agriculture.
Rural-Urban Student and Entrepreneur Exchange – A hands-on program for high school students that develops entrepreneurial skills and forges long-lasting connections for economic development.
Montana Way – A communications initiative that helps maintain community stability and reduce potential conflicts among current and new landowners.
Meat Processing Facility Feasibility Study – A study to assess the feasibility of constructing a new multispecies meat processing facility in Montana.