Welcome to Sweetgrass Development

Sweetgrass Development is a private, non-profit corporation created in 2004 to support economic development in the counties of Glacier, Cascade, Pondera, Teton and Toole, as well as the Blackfeet Nation. We are a diverse area that includes a large metropolitan area, many small towns, rural farming areas, several Hutterite Colonies and the Blackfeet Reservation.

A seventeen member Board of Directors governs Sweetgrass Development. The Board is comprised of community leaders who are elected or appointed officials as well as business owners and representatives of the communities.

Sweetgrass Development hired Newfields in November, 2015 as Qualified Environmental Professional to conduct Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments for the Brownfields Assessment Grant. Newfields will partner with Sweetgrass Development to provide all activities related, including but not limited to, assistance in the revision of a Community Relations Plan, participation in public education activities (includes facilitation of meetings), clean up planning and other tasks as agreed upon, within the five county region.  The region is comprised of Cascade, Glacier, Pondera, Teton and Toole counties and the Blackfeet Reservation.