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Partners in Marketing

The Partners in Marketing Grant program at the Department of Commerce assists local and regional economic development organizations to enhance their marketing efforts by providing grants up to $25,000 per biennium. Funds are available in the 2015-2017 biennium to support marketing efforts for primary sector business.

Marketing activities may include:
  • Collateral Materials (print or electronic)
  • Trade Missions (in-state, out-of-state, international)
  • Advertising (print or electronic)
  • Specialty Events

If you have questions about whether a project is a good fit for PIM, please contact John Schneider at (701) 328-5350.


2017-2019 Partners in Marketing Guidelines
File Size: 66 kb

This is the application form for the 2015-2017 Partners in Marketing grant program. It includes sections for business and workforce recruitment, along with a section for marketing and strategic planning.
2015-2017 Partners in Marketing Application
File Size: 92 kb

Final Evaluation
The final evaluation should be completed and submitted when successful applicants make a request for reimbursement at the completion of the project activity.
2015-2017 Partners in Marketing Final Evaluation Form
File Size: 150 kb

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