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Grow diverse economic opportunities that enhance quality of life.

We seek to transform Great Falls, Montana and the surrounding rural and tribal region into a thriving economy that raises the standard of living, particularly for underserved populations and economically distressed areas, and creates greater economic opportunity for people, entrepreneurs, and businesses.


Great Falls Development Alliance is a value-driven organization.

We hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards. We uphold the Codes of Ethics of the International Economic Development Council, the American Institute of Certified Planners, and the Montana Economic Developers Association.

We operate in an open manner while respecting our clients’ confidentiality.

We value our partners and use community resources as effectively as possible.

Fiscal Prudence
We operate as efficiently as possible to maximize return on investment.

Performance Driven
We strive to achieve meaningful, long-lasting results that benefit our investors and community.

We widely communicate what we’re doing and why we’re doing it.

We do not give up on accomplishing our strategic priorities.

Continuous Improvement
We are always working to improve our organization.

We celebrate diversity and continually strive to become more inclusive, both in our organization and in our regional community.


The Great Falls, Montana Region will be a proud, positive, and vibrant community, which welcomes new people, new investments, and innovative opportunities while celebrating its authentic and diverse Montana culture. Our community will be a safe and inclusive place to raise families and will offer opportunities for individual growth and a quality of life which retains and grows our population.


Great Falls Development Alliance will be a change agent, catalyst, and facilitator in the Great Falls region, fostering collaboration and partnerships to support diverse economic opportunities, innovation, and growth. Our economic development organization will be a high-performing leader in attracting new investment and talent. Our work providing access to capital, consulting, training, and resources for entrepreneurs, businesses, developers, and nonprofits will transform Great Falls and the surrounding 13-county trade area into a thriving regional economy that enhances the standard of living for our people.

GFDA and HPF are proud to be equal opportunity employers, lenders, and providers.