Our missing is to improve the well-being of individuals, families, and communities using research-based programs that educate and build community. For generations, professionals within the community development program of MSU Extension have worked across the spectrum of community needs.

We provide information in the areas of local governance, strategic planning, leadership development, publis officials training, citizen board workshops, community foundation education, conflict management, community health, and grant writing. We look forward to serving you and making community development more relevant and viable for all Montanans.



Stillwater County Website



Stillwater County Chamber of Commerce




The Local Government Center

Mission is to strengthen the capacities of local governmental units and provide training, technical assistance, and research services to elected, appointed, and administrative officials. They work to support Montana's cities, towns, and counties by partnering with local government practitioners and their professional associations.



Montana Economic Developers Association




For further information on any of these associations, click on the picture and you will be redirected to the appropriate site.