Along with providing revenue to promote economic self-sufficiency of our Tribes, IMDG also focuses on the overall well-being of our membership through capital investments for community-based projects that enhance the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation and support our local youth in a myriad of activities.
IMDG has assisted the Fort Belknap Community Economic Development Corporation by providing capital investment in the development Red Paint Creek Trading Post and Pantry. This community-based project will be a food cooperative that will provide healthy, fresh food in the remote community of Lodge Pole, MT. The projected opening of the store is in late spring of 2017.
IMDG is providing planning and technical assistance to FBIC in the development of a Wellness Center to serve the membership on the southern end of Fort Belknap Indian Reservation. This complex will house a running track, pool, exercise room, gymnasium, and space for various tribal programs, as well as cultural events.
IMDG was proud to be a Bronze Level Sponsor of $1,000 to Harlem Public Schools F1 United team. This team comprised predominately of tribal members from Fort Belknap who were back to back state champions in the F1 United competition. In 2016, they represented one of three teams to represent the United States in the F1 United International Championships. The received the Judge’s Choice award at the event and were the only team representing the United States to receive an award.”