Foundation receives nearly $11,500 for new welcome sign
January 17, 2019
HELENA, Mont. – Seeley Lake was among 26 Montana towns that received grants from the Department of Commerce to help them attract visitors to their communities.
Funds totaling $829,644 will be awarded through the Tourism Grant Program at the Department of Commerce, Office of Tourism and Business Development.
In 2017, visitors from out of state added $3.4 billion to Montana’s economy. While the University of Montana Tourism and Recreation Research reported that the number of 2018 visitors decreased by two percent, spending was up on average per day bringing in $3.7 billion to Montana in...