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Oct 19, 2018

2018 Electric Cooperatives Support Communities
A brief video demonstrating the importance of an electric cooperative in supporting its local community.

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Oct 19, 2018

Sundance Music in the Streets
How can a local electric cooperative help its downtown businesses thrive during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally?

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Oct 19, 2018

Sundance Old Stoney
How a local electric cooperative can assist a community historic preservation and economic development project.

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Feb 04, 2018

Community Toolbox
The Wyoming Business Council collaborates with other state agencies and various stakeholders – public, private and nonprofit – to tackle local, regional and statewide quality-of-life issues and opportunities that have an economic development component. Mission Help communities successfully address common struggles by developing tools and a team that can provide resources, information and a map leading to action. Background Wyoming has been gathering data from communities about their needs...

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Dec 13, 2017

Housing Toolkit
The Wyoming Business Council collaborates with other state agencies and various stakeholders – public, private and nonprofit – to tackle local, regional and statewide quality-of-life issues and opportunities that have an economic development component. Mission Help communities successfully address common struggles by developing tools and a team that can provide resources, information and a map leading to action. Background Wyoming has been gathering data from communities about their needs...

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Dec 13, 2017

Breakthrough 307: Dream. Develop. Breakthrough. Success.
Breakthrough 307: Entrepreneurs is a custom built program around its participants, providing a constructive and supportive culture to cultivate dreams into real and profitable companies. Entrepreneurs will have access to one another in a format that encourages idea and experience sharing to promote growth. Breakthrough 307: Connections is a group of professionals that will work directly with the BT307: Entrepreneurs to shape their ideas into reality....

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Oct 13, 2017

PRECorp Low Interest Economic Development Loan
The primary purpose of Powder River Energy’s Economic Development Program is to provide a source of funds for economic development projects at the local level in northeastern Wyoming.

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Sep 16, 2017

Wyoming Grown
You know the Wyoming spirit: low-drama, tenacious and independent.  But do you know why Wyoming could be the  best career move you ever made? Wyoming Grown is a free program that connects individuals who have a desire to return to Wyoming with in-demand career opportunities.

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Sep 16, 2017

Wyoming Department of Workforce Services
The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services is a state Agency focused on delivering comprehensive and effective services that build a workforce to meet the changing demands of Wyoming's diverse businesses, citizens and economy - hence, the Agency's mission - bridging human and economic development for Wyoming's future.

Category: Workforce Resources

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Sep 16, 2017

Wyoming Workforce Development Council (WWDC)
Under the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) law, each state has Workforce Development Boards charged with directing federal, state and local funding to workforce development programs. Workforce Development Boards also oversee the workforce centers, where job seekers can get employment information, find out about career development training opportunities and connect to various programs in their area. Wyoming has one state-level Workforce Development Board which advises...

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Sep 16, 2017

Zillow Wyoming
Why Use Zillow? Zillow helps you find the newest Wyoming real estate listings. By analyzing information on thousands of single family homes for sale in Wyoming and across the United States, we calculate home values (Zestimates) and the Zillow Home Value Price Index for Wyoming proper, its neighborhoods and surrounding areas . If you're looking to rent in Wyoming, check out our extensive list of luxury apartments and townhomes. We make it easy to find...

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Sep 16, 2017

Relocating to Wyoming?
Here are some information, which may help ease your transition.

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Sep 16, 2017

Labor Market Information
Labor Market Information (LMI) is an applied science; it is the systematic collection and analysis of data which describes and predicts the relationship between labor demand and supply.

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Sep 16, 2017

Cost of Living Calculator
Cost of living: How far will my salary go in another city?

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Sep 16, 2017

Wyoming Business Council
The Wyoming Business Council is the state of Wyoming’s economic development agency. The Business Council works with private businesses, state agencies, local governments, local economic development groups, partners and nonprofits to grow and diversify Wyoming’s economy, create jobs and enhance quality of life.

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Sep 16, 2017

ENDOW Wyoming
The ENDOW Initiative coordinates and expands ongoing efforts throughout Wyoming, and produces measurable results, in providing a comprehensive approach to diversifying the state’s economy.

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Sep 16, 2017

Wyoming at Work
The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services offers employers the ability to register their openings and examine the labor pool free of charge with its online job-matching system.

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Sep 16, 2017

Wyoming Department of Workforce Services: Job Seekers and Workers
The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services has a number of programs available for individuals looking for a job throughout the state, individuals who may be unemployed and for individuals who are currently working and need to report a workplace issue. Whether you have been laid off, disabled, unemployed, need to report a workplace issue or simply want to change career directions, the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services...

Category: Workforce Programs

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Sep 16, 2017

Wyoming Department of Workforce Services: Job Seekers and Workers: Employers & Businesses
The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services is committed to facilitating the growth of employers throughout Wyoming. Whether in expanding your business, hiring new employees, accessing Workers' Compensation or exploring safety issues, Workforce Services has the means by which to help your business move in the right direction.

Category: Workforce Programs

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Sep 16, 2017

Wyoming Business Council: Business Training Grants for Existing Positions
Business Training Grants for Existing Positions provide up to $2,000 per trainee per fiscal year for established Wyoming businesses with existing employees who need a skill upgrade or retraining in their current occupations.

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Sep 16, 2017

Wyoming Business Council: Business Training Grants for New Positions
Business Training Grants for New Positions provide between $1,000 to $4,000 per trainee per fiscal year depending on the employee’s full-time status and wage amount. Grants for New Positions were developed to assist Wyoming businesses in two ways: Wyoming business expansion and new business recruitment.

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Sep 16, 2017

Wyoming Business Council: Pre-Hiring Economic Development Grant Program
The Pre-Hiring Economic Development Grant Program is designed to train skilled workers in a particular business, businesses or industry. Applications are completed through a partnering of four entities that contribute separate needs or services to the program: A training entity that can deliver the training, certificate or skills the business requires. A business, group of businesses or an industry with a need for workers. The local or regional...

Category: Workforce Programs

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Sep 16, 2017

Wyoming Business Council: Pre-Obligation Grants
One of the most difficult issues facing a company trying to expand its services and workforce is the overwhelming cost associated with hiring and training a workforce during the start-up phase of the expansion.

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Sep 16, 2017

Wyoming Business Council: Post Openings, Find Employees
Workforce specialists can assist in writing job orders, researching wages and establishing criteria to ensure the job listing is reaching the appropriate audience. Additional specialized recruitment and screening services are available at local Workforce Centers located throughout Wyoming. Workforce specialists are available to work with your company to identify labor information that will help with decision-making regarding hiring.

Category: Workforce Programs

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Sep 03, 2017

Small Business Advising
The Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network has a passion for helping small business owners! Our team is ready to share their expertise with Wyoming entrepreneurs around the state, helping businesses grow and succeed, driving economic growth, and building a better Wyoming.

Category: Assistance Programs

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Sep 03, 2017

Government Contract Procurement
The Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network has a passion for helping small business owners! Our team is ready to share their expertise with Wyoming entrepreneurs around the state, helping businesses grow and succeed, driving economic growth, and building a better Wyoming.

Category: Assistance Programs

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Sep 03, 2017

Manufacturing Solutions
Manufacturing-Works is the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) for Wyoming. We are a non-profit organization. We seek the continued success and constant economic progress for Wyoming through timely and customized assistance to entities requiring our services. Targeting small to mid-sized manufacturers and businesses, our services comprise workforce development trainings and workshops, technology assistance, business advising and customized performance assistance. Our national network of public and private partnerships helps us...

Category: Assistance Programs

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Sep 03, 2017

New Product Research and Development
The Wyoming SBIR/STTR Initiative (WSSI), a part of the Wyoming SBDC Network, assists all qualified Wyoming small businesses and individuals in accessing the funding opportunities provided by the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs; over $2 billion annually! The nations's innovative small businesses compete for federal contracts and grants to fund new product research and development. To date Wyoming small businesses have received contracts and grants...

Category: Assistance Programs

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Sep 03, 2017

Protect Your Intellectual Property
The University of Wyoming is dedicated to instruction, research, and the extension of knowledge to the public. It is the policy of the University to carry out its scholarly work in an open and free atmosphere, and to publish results obtained therefrom freely. Research done primarily in anticipation of profit is incompatible with the aims of the University. However, the University recognizes that patentable inventions...

Category: Assistance Programs

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Sep 03, 2017

Technology Business Incubation and Startup
WTBC was launched in 2006 as part of the University of Wyoming’s mission to provide affordable higher education of the highest quality; technology transfer and economic and community development. The WTBC’s incubator program is focused on educating and supporting business start-ups throughout the state. WTBC is headquartered on the campus of the University of Wyoming with two additional facilities located in Casper and Sheridan. Our...

Category: Assistance Programs

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Sep 03, 2017

Wyoming Women's Business Center
Are you thinking about starting a business but are unsure of where to get help? Don't feel alone in the process, please consider the Wyoming Women's Business Center (WWBC) to help, encourage, and support you along the way. Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or an established business owner, the WWBC offers educational tools to help you plan, start and grow a successful business.

Category: Assistance Programs

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Sep 03, 2017

Wyoming Workforce Services
The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services is a state Agency focused on delivering comprehensive and effective services that build a workforce to meet the changing demands of Wyoming's diverse businesses, citizens and economy - hence, the Agency's mission - bridging human and economic development for Wyoming's future. The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services is comprised of three offices (listed below), all of which have distinct objectives that parallel the...

Category: Assistance Programs

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Sep 03, 2017

Wyoming Office of Tourism (Consumer Site)
Wyoming is where the untamed spirit of the West and majestic natural beauty open your mind and invigorate your senses to release your own inner freedom and sense of adventure. For some, adventure may mean taking the kids camping in Yellowstone National Park or visiting a rodeo for the first time. For others, it could be conquering one of the most difficult mountain climbs in the West. It's a place where your own true grit...

Category: Assistance Programs, Workforce Resources

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Sep 03, 2017

Wyoming Office of Tourism (Industry Partner Site)
The travel and hospitality industry is the second largest industry in the State of Wyoming. Visitors stimulate the local economy and benefit hotels, meeting facilities, attractions, restaurants, cultural institutions, tour companies, transportation providers, local farmers, and countless other businesses. As an industry partner, what you do each and every day to support tourism matters to everyone in our Great State!  Our goal at WOT is to provide...

Category: Assistance Programs

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Sep 03, 2017

USDA Rural Economic Development Loan
The Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant program provides funding for rural projects through local utility organizations. USDA provides zero-interest loans to local utilities which they, in turn, pass through to local businesses (ultimate recipients) for projects that will create and retain employment in rural areas. The ultimate recipients repay the lending utility directly. The utility is responsible for repayment to USDA.  

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Sep 03, 2017

USDA Rural Business Development Grant
This program is a competitive grant designed to support targeted technical assistance, training  and other activities leading to the development or expansion of small and emerging private businesses in rural areas which will employ 50 or fewer new employees and has less than $1 million in gross revenue. Programmatic activities are separated into enterprise or opportunity type grant activities.  

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Sep 03, 2017

USDA Business & Industry Loan Guarantees
This program bolsters the availability of private credit by guaranteeing loans for rural businesses.  

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Sep 03, 2017

Business Ready Community Grant
The state of Wyoming has a unique grant program to assist businesses in setting up operations in Wyoming. This grant can be applied for by the local community or a local community development organization to build or remodel facilities for a business committed to relocating to Wyoming. Up to $3 million per grant is available for construction, infrastructure, and buildings.  

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Sep 03, 2017

Manufacturing Assistance
Manufacturing-Works (MW) is the Manufacturing Extension Partnership for Wyoming that brings expert engineering assistance to manufacturers in Campbell County. The staff at MW is able to bring advanced engineering expertise to help in many areas. Their expertise includes product development, innovation engineering, Lean production methods, energy efficiency, and much more.  

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Sep 03, 2017

Workforce Development Grants
Training costs of $2,000 or $4,000 per qualified position may be funded incrementally by the State. Compensation is made for positions that continue for a minimum of ninety days beyond completion of training. These funds are available on a continuing basis. No charge, confidential, one-on-one advising. Business and Strategic Planning. Marketing and Market Research. Growth and Succession Planning. Financial Services and Access to Capital. Government Contracting Risk Management. Technology Business Services.

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Mar 01, 2016

Wyoming Department of Workforce Services
The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services is a state Agency focused on delivering comprehensive and effective services that build a workforce to meet the changing demands of Wyoming's diverse businesses, citizens and economy - hence, the Agency's mission - bridging human and economic development for Wyoming's future

Category: Workforce Development

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Mar 01, 2016

WY Sheridan Works
WY Sheridan Works is an online resource for business professionals and organizations either located in – or looking to relocate to – the Sheridan Area.

Category: Organization Resources

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Mar 01, 2016

Wyoming at Work
Wyoming at Work - a complete set of employment tools for job seekers in Wyoming. Job seekers and employers can access jobs, resumes, education, training, labor market information.

Category: Workforce Development

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Mar 01, 2016

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Jul 16, 2014

First Tax Environment for Mature Firms
National Chamber Foundation, 2012

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Jun 12, 2014

Wyoming Workforce Development Council
A state with a strong and growing economy populated by educated, economically self-sufficient people who enjoy a high quality of life

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Jun 09, 2014

Wyoming Office of Tourism
Welcome to Wyoming and Forever West!  From our Native American roots to our rich history of the American West and our forging the frontiers in equality, Wyoming is a state full of historical adventure.  But in addition to being a place where you can learn about our amazing historical stories and sights, Wyoming is also a state where you can choose your own adventure -...

Category: Tourism

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Jun 04, 2014

Wyoming Research Products Center
Researchers at the University of Wyoming have characterized and engineered new proteins that expand the use of light as a tool to manipulate cell cultures, tissues and laboratory model animals.

Category: Research

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Apr 09, 2014

Wyoming Economic Development Association
  The Wyoming Economic Development Association (WEDA) provides leadership and support to foster economic development in Wyoming.

Category: Economic Development

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Jan 15, 2014

Fifth State Fiscal Condition
Mercatus Center George Mason University, Fiscal Year 2012

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Jan 13, 2014

Human Resources Assistance
Evaluating organizational human resource practices assists companies in reducing turnover, creating better and more meaningful jobs, increasing wages and benefits and growing career opportunities. A happier workforce means reduced turnover, increased productivity, reduced costs and improved profitability for your company. This reduces the cost of doing business, increases productivity and profitability of the operations and, therefore, allows companies to grow, expand their workforce and continue to...

Category: Workforce Development

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Oct 15, 2013

Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD)
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has roots all the way back to the 1890's. This period in our history marks a major decline in the population of wild game in the state of Wyoming due to unlimited harvesting practices used by settlers. During that decade, the positions of State Fish Warden (1890) and State Game Warden (1899) were established to protect Wyoming's wildlife from...

Category: Recreation

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Sep 24, 2013

Wyoming Department of Transportation
From engineers who design and supervise road construction, to snowplow drivers who keep those roads safe, to troopers who serve and protect highway users, to planners who help communities obtain funding for airport improvements, WYDOT is committed to building a better transportation system for the traveling public.

Category: Transportation

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Sep 16, 2013

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Oct 13, 2009

The Wyoming SBIR/STTR Initiative
The Mission of the WSSI is to assist all qualified Wyoming small businesses and individuals in accessing the funding opportunities provided by the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs; ~$2 billion annually!

Category: Funding