GUIDE: LOANS, GRANTS AND EQUITY FUNDING > PART SIX

Missouri Loan Funds

It can be tricky to find the loan that’s right for you and your business. Application guidelines vary and often require detailed documentation. If you’re not prepared, it can be a frustrating and time-consuming process.

MOSourceLink Resource Partners can streamline the process. These experts know what loans are available in Missouri and which ones might best fit your needs. Working with a knowledgeable Resource Partner can save you time and energy.

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Special Missouri Loan Funds

In addition to commercial loans available through local banks, there are a number of loan programs in Missouri that support special needs. Click on individual program descriptions below or check out the summary of Missouri loan programs.

1 Million Cups

1 Million Cups is a Kauffman Labs program striving to engage entrepreneurs through a weekly educational and networking event.

24:1 Small Business Support

24:1 Small Business Network by Beyond Housing is a new business network for local business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs in North St Louis County, also known as the 24:1 community.

AAIM Employers' Association

AAIM Employers’ Association provides comprehensive human resources solutions for companies of any size. We offer employers the services, tools and resources they need to hire, retain and develop employees efficiently and effectively.

Academy of Science - St. Louis

The Academy of Science - St. Louis seeks to advance the public understanding of science and promote interest in the sciences to students and adults through accessible, year-round seminars and educational initiatives. The Academy of Science-St. Louis was formed in by visionaries and entrepreneurs in the areas of science and engineering 1856 to promote the understanding and appreciation of science.

Accelefund

Accelefund helps aspiring entrepreneurs invest in their companies using retirement savings without paying taxes, early withdrawal penalties or taking out a loan.

Adrian City Clerk Office

The Adrian City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Adrian, Missouri.

Advanced Training & Technology Center

The Advanced Training & Technology Center is a one of a kind facility dedicated to workforce development, small business incubation and culinary business incubation to help Joplin, Missouri, grow.

Advantage Capital Partners

Advantage Capital Partners strives to invest in small businesses and grow local economies. Through a combination of public-private partnerships, Advantage Capital provides access to flexible capital to facilitate growth for businesses.

AgrAbility

The Missouri AgrAbility Project links the Cooperative Extension Services at Lincoln University and University of Missouri with nonprofit disability service organizations to provide practical education and direct assistance that promotes rural independence.

Agricultural Business and Policy Extension (MU Extension)

The Agricultural Business and Policy Extension program serves rural Missouri by helping farms, agribusinesses and communities understand their opportunities and challenges and to make informed decisions.

Alba City Clerk Office

The Alba City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Alba, Missouri.

All Things Missouri

All Things Missouri is an interactive destination for businesses, community and business leaders. Populated with both national and local data to help Missourians understand community needs, allocate resources and make more data-informed decisions.

All Things Missouri - Missouri Food Assessment Tool

The Missouri EATS Food Assessment Tool is designed to identify local assets to assist businesses and community leaders to enhance local food systems.

Allen Angel Capital Education Program - University of Missouri-Columbia - College of Business

The Allen Angel Capital Education Program invests real dollars in startup businesses.

Alliance Credit Union

Alliance Credit Union is your local, not-for-profit financial cooperative serving the greater St. Louis region. The not-for-profit status means Alliance can provide lower loan rates for your business.

Alma City Clerk Office

The Alma City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Alma, Missouri.

AltCap

Founded in 2005 with a mission to provide fair access to capital, AltCap is a critical source of alternative debt financing for communities and entrepreneurs that fall outside the financial mainstream.

Anderson City Clerk Office

The Anderson City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Anderson, Missouri.

Andrew County Collector

License your business with Andrew County, Missouri.

Annapolis City Clerk Office

The City Clerk in Annapolis, Missouri, works with licensing and permits in the city.

Annie's Project

The mission of Annie’s Project is to empower farm women to be better business partners through networks and by managing and organizing critical information.

Apex Accelerators of Missouri - Columbia

Apex Accelerators of Missouri - Columbia assist businesses, including small, disadvantaged and women-owned firms in obtaining federal, state and local government contracts.

Apex Accelerators of Missouri - Kansas City

Missouri Apex Accelerator - Kansas City assists businesses — including small, disadvantaged and women-owned firms — in obtaining federal, state and local government contracts.

Apex Accelerators of Missouri - Missouri State University (MSU)

Apex Accelerators of Missouri - Missouri State University assists businesses, including small, disadvantaged and women-owned firms, in obtaining federal, state and local government contracts.

Apex Accelerators of Missouri - MU Extension Howell County

Apex Accelerators of Missouri - MU Extension Howell County assists businesses, including small, disadvantaged and women-owned firms, in obtaining federal, state and local government contracts.

Apex Accelerators of Missouri - MU Extension St. Louis County

Apex Accelerators of Missouri - MU Extension Howell County assists businesses, including small, disadvantaged and women-owned firms, in obtaining federal, state and local government contracts.

Apex Accelerators of Missouri - St. Louis

Apex Accelerators of Missouri - St. Louis assists businesses, including small, disadvantaged and women-owned firms, in obtaining federal, state and local government contracts.

Apex Accelerators of Missouri - University of Missouri (MU) Extension

Apex Accelerators of Missouri assists businesses in obtaining federal, state and local government contracts.

Appleton City Clerk Office

The office of City Clerk for the City of Appleton City, Missouri, provides clerical, record keeping and administrative functions to the City Council. The clerk also works with licensing and permits in the city.

Arcadia City Clerk Office

The Arcadia City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Arcadia, Missouri.

Arch Grants

Arch Grants accelerates economic development and community revitalization in St. Louis through entrepreneurship and philanthropy.

Arch Reactor

Arch Reactor was founded in 2009 at a local pizza joint by a group of friends who liked technology, programming, making and pizza. Now St Louis' largest hackerspace, Arch Reactor's growing membership continues to bring new skills, projects, equipment and people to one place.

Arnold City Clerk's Office

The Arnold City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Arnold, Missouri.

Artist INC/MAAA

Artist INC is a program under the Mid-America Arts Alliance. Artist INC connects artists of all disciplines to the tools, resources and opportunities necessary to develop their entrepreneurial skills and strengthen their artistic practice.

ArtsKC - Regional Arts Council

ArtsKC has developed programs and services designed to unleash the power of the arts. This includes programs for the arts community, the business community and services to the civic community.

Ascension Ventures

Ascension Ventures is a strategic health care venture fund with more than $800 million in capital under management. Our limited partners are some of the most respected, values-driven nonprofit health care systems in the U.S.

Ashland City Clerk Office

The Ashland City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Ashland, Missouri.

Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City

The Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City was formed in 1998 as a nonprofit organization to enhance the economic opportunities for Asian American businesses through education, networking and advocacy while promoting community engagement and visibility.

Asian American Chamber of Commerce of St. Louis

Founded in 2011, the Asian American Chamber of Commerce of St. Louis serves corporate professionals and business owners from East Asian, Southeast Asian and South Asian communities in the Greater St. Louis region as well as those who conduct business in Asia.

Assemblies of God Credit Union

We are a faith-based credit union, affiliated with the Assemblies of God since 1951. Our vision is to be the most relevant faith-based credit union in the world to our members, fellowship, communities, organization and coworkers.

Atchison County Development Corporation

From developing local grant programs for Atchison County, Missouri, businesses, to creating career exploration opportunities for youth, to promoting all that Atchison County has to offer, Atchison County Development Corporation celebrates all the ways #ACisAwesome.

Aurora City Clerk Office

The Aurora City Clerk Office works with licensing and permits in Aurora, Missouri.

Auxvasse City Hall

The Auxvasse City Clerk works with finances, meetings and ordinances for the city of Auxvasse, Missouri.

Ava Department of Development

The Ava Department of Development works with licensing and permits in Ava, Missouri.

B12 Capital Partners

B12 Capital Partners is a private equity fund looking to partner with owners and managers of manufacturing and distribution companies with $5 million to $50 million in revenue. Our geographical emphasis is on the states of the Big 12 conference, extending into the upper Midwest, Southeast and Intermountain West.

Ballwin City Clerk Office

The Ballwin City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Ballwin, Missouri.

Bates City Clerk Office

The Bates City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Bates, Missouri.

Battlefield City Clerk Office

The Battlefield City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Battlefield, Missouri.

BD Owens Library at Northwest Missouri State University

BD Owens Library at Northwest Missouri State University provides extensive research capability for businesses and entrepreneurs.

Belle City Clerk Office

The Belle City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Belle, Missouri.

Belton City Clerk Office

The Belton City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Belton, Missouri.

Belton, Missouri, Chamber of Commerce

The Belton, Missouri, Chamber of Commerce is committed to growing and fostering the development of the community and the surrounding areas. Chamber members use the resources that the chamber offers for building connections and relationships, strengthening business ties and connecting with the support they need to keep building successful businesses.

Benton City Clerk Office

The Benton City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Benton, Missouri.

Benton County Economic Development

The goal of Benton County Economic Development is to sustain and grow our economy and improve the quality of life for our citizens by providing resources for business creation, expansion, retention and community development.

Bernie City Clerk Office

The Bernie City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Bernie, Missouri.

Bethany Area Chamber of Commerce

The Bethany Area Chamber of Commerce not only supports businesses in the Bethany, Missouri, and surrounding areas, but also supports the part-time enthusiasts trying to start a business of their own. We support moonlighters and daydreamers and every professional spirit in between.

Bethany City Clerk Office

The Bethany City Clerk works with licensing, permits, customers services, billing, cutoffs, meetings and minutes in Bethany, Missouri.

Better Business Bureau of Greater Kansas City

Better Business Bureau of Greater Kansas City's mission to promote trust in the marketplace has made the organization a business leader since 1916. BBB sets standards for marketplace trust, celebrates business role models, calls out substandard marketplace behavior and creates a community of trustworthy businesses and charities.

BioGenerator

BioGenerator, the investment arm of BioSTL, creates and grows innovative companies through investment and comprehensive startup support for innovative companies that are solving important problems in health care and agriculture.

BioNexus KC

BioNexus KC inspires thinkers from different disciplines to combine their efforts for a common purpose: health care innovation. From bioinformatics to cancer research and beyond, the organization stimulates collaboration and helps bring emerging technologies from concept to reality.

BioSTL

BioSTL forwards bioscience company creation and drives economic growth in St. Louis.

Black Economic Union of Greater Kansas City

The Black Economic Union of Greater Kansas City is a not-for-profit community development corporation located in the historic Lincoln Building at the 18th and Vine neighborhood in Kansas City Missouri. BEU, originated by Jim Brown and Curtis McClinton, helped to pioneer the community development movement. BEU is one of the oldest economic development corporation's in the country.

Black Jack City Clerk Office

The Black Jack City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Black Jack, Missouri.

Bloomfield City Clerks Office

The Bloomfield City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Bloomfield, Missouri.

Bloomsdale City Clerks Office

The Bloomsdale City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Bloomsdale, Missouri.

Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce

The Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce provides business assistance, networking opportunities and other services related to growing businesses in Blue Springs, Missouri.

Bodley Group

Bodley Group invests in seed or growth opportunities with compelling teams and a clear potential to outperform.

Bonne Terre City Clerk Office

The Bonne Terre City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Bonne Terre, Missouri.

Boone Electric Cooperative

Boone Electric Cooperative seeks continued improvement in the quality of life in rural areas. Keeping with its commitment to community, Boone Electric has established a revolving loan fund to assist with local economic and community development projects.

Boonslick Community Development Corporation

Excitement is happening in Cooper County and Boonville, Missouri. This is a great community with a strong school system and technical training, versatile source of recreation, entertainment and arts, workforce from neighboring counties, a convenient location in central Missouri and the U.S. along Interstate 70 and access to rails and Missouri River Port. Come grow with us.

Boonslick Regional Planning Commission

Boonslick Regional Planning Commission is a voluntary association of local governments serving Lincoln, Montgomery and Warren counties in east-central Missouri.

Bootheel Regional Planning & Economic Development Commission

The goal of the Bootheel Regional Planning and Economic Development Commission is to promote and support the economic development of the region and to guide the local units of government in a coordinated effort to develop the region to best promote the public health, safety, general welfare and economic prosperity in accordance with existing and future needs.

Bourbon City Clerks Office

The Bourbon City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Bourbon, Missouri.

Branson West City Clerks Office

The Branson West City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Branson West, Missouri.

Brashear City Clerks Office

The Brashear City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Brashear, Missouri.

Braymer City Clerks Office

The Braymer City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Braymer, Missouri.

Breckenridge City Clerks Office

The Breckenridge City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Breckenridge, Missouri.

Brentwood City Clerks Office

The Brentwood City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Brentwood, Missouri.

Bridge Space

Bridge Space is the first coworking space and entrepreneur incubator in downtown Lee's Summit, Missouri. The organization has private offices, programming to accelerate businesses and plenty of space for coworking.

Bridgeton City Clerks Office

The Bridgeton City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Bridgeton, Missouri.

Brookfield Chamber of Commerce

The Brookfield Chamber of Commerce's mission is to promote, showcase and enhance commercial economic growth, new and existing businesses, area tourism and the prosperity of the Brookfield, Missouri, area community.

Brookfield Public Library

The Brookfield Public Library provides fax machines, copiers, computers with internet access and free Wi-Fi.

Brookside Business Association

The Brookside Business Association promotes economic development, community growth, business retention and attraction in the Brookside area of Kansas City, Missouri.

Brownpreneurs

Our mission is to develop the next generation of brown entrepreneurs, one student at a time.

Bucklin City Clerks Office

The Bucklin City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Bucklin, Missouri.

Buffalo City Clerks Office

The Buffalo City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Buffalo, Missouri.

Burlington Junction City Clerks Office

The Burlington Junction City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Burlington Junction, Missouri.

Butler City Clerks Office

The Butler City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Butler, Missouri.

Byrnes Mill City Clerks Office

The Byrnes Mill City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Byrnes Mill, Missouri.

C3 Capital

C3 Capital is a fund management company based in Kansas City, Missouri, though the fund’s investment criteria requires existing profitability.

Cabool City Clerks Office

The Cabool City Clerk works with licensing, permits, and utilities in Cabool, Missouri.

Caldwell County Clerk's Office

The Clerk in Caldwell County, Missouri, is responsible for notary public information; election information, dates, results and deadlines; voter information; county liquor licenses; plat books and maps; township information; fire and water districts; and financial information.

Callaway Chamber of Commerce

The Callaway Chamber of Commerce's mission is to help businesses in the county grow and prosper.

Cameron Area Chamber of Commerce

At the Cameron Area Chamber of Commerce, we provide leadership to assist in the growth and development of business and to enhance the community as a desirable place to live, work and play.

Cameron City Clerk's Office

The Cameron City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Cameron, Missouri.

Cameron Economic Development Department

The Cameron Economic Development Department provides business assistance, incentives, facilitation, referrals and assistance with retention and expansion for existing companies and aspiring business owners in the area.

Campus Coworking Space

Campus Coworking Space is an entrepreneurial and professional community open to everyone who wants to get their work done in a supportive environment. Offering education and networking events, meeting and office space, and access to fellow doers, dreamers and makers in Jefferson City, Missouri.

Canton City Clerk Office

The Canton City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Canton, Missouri.

Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce

The Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce serves the Cape Girardeau, Missouri, area and its businesses as the principle advocate in fostering economic progress, vitalizing jobs and improving the quality of life.

Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center

The Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center offers training and education in the areas of health care, technical careers and business.

Cape Girardeau Development Services

The city of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, understands the importance of business investment in the community. Whether you are looking to locate your business in Cape Girardeau or expand an existing business, Cape Girardeau's Development Services can help.

Capital for Business, Inc.

Capital for business is a national private investment firm focused on providing capital to middle-market businesses with proven management teams and a high potential for growth.

Capital Innovators

Capital Innovators provides innovation consulting and entrepreneurial-based programs and acts as a liaison between corporations and startups. It manages venture funds focused on technology, consumer products and energy technology and sources the most cutting-edge startups from around the globe for investment and assists in scaling its companies to success. Capital Innovators has also created a world-class Accelerator program that has been ranked as one of the top accelerators. Capital Innovators has invested in over 120 companies, which have gone on to raise over $330 million in follow-on funding and have created over 1,100 jobs.

Carthage Chamber of Commerce

The Carthage Chamber of Commerce's mission is to improve the overall business climate for our members and quality of life for the Carthage, Missouri, community through sponsorship of programs which promote civic and economic development, stimulate growth and support relevant political action.

Carthage Economic Development Corporation

The Carthage Economic Development Corporation helps businesses looking to startup or expand in Carthage, Missouri.

Catalyst Center for Business (Perry, MO)

The Catalyst Center seeks to provide a shared community-driven workspace for entrepreneurs to create their businesses, small business owners to work on their businesses and location independent professionals to thrive.

Centennial Investors - Angel Investor Network

Centennial Investors was created to meet the early capital needs of university and private sector entrepreneurs. The organization helps exciting ideas get to market.

Center for Emerging Technologies (CET)

The Center for Emerging Technologies provides specialized facilities and business, technology and financing services to early-stage medical (diagnostics, therapies, instrument and devices) and other advanced technology companies.

Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation - Trulaske College of Business at the University of Missouri

The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Missouri serves the Mizzou community who are interested in entrepreneurship, including starting new ventures as well as acting entrepreneurially in existing organizations.

Center for Experiential Learning at Washington University Olin Business School

At Washington University’s Olin Business School, the Center for Experiential Learning connects you with talented WashU students to consult on your business challenges and opportunities. These consulting projects are student-led and faculty-advised.

Central Bank of Kansas City

For over 65 years, Central Bank has served the local community and helped build and support neighborhoods. Central Bank of Kansas City is proud to be the only CDFI bank headquartered in Missouri, and one of the very few nationally. For us, it’s more than just giving back—it’s about believing in Kansas City.

Centralia Chamber of Commerce

The Centralia Chamber of Commerce works to promote a positive business climate and helps with business retention and new startup businesses.

Century Bank of the Ozarks

Century Bank of the Ozarks is your hometown community bank with full service locations in the Missouri towns of Gainesville, Ava, Theodosia and Bakersfield. We offer a full line of personal checking and savings account options as well as a variety of corporate and business banking solutions.

Chaifetz Center for Entrepreneurship at the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business, Saint Louis University

The goal of Saint Louis University’s Chaifetz Center for Entrepreneurship is to help entrepreneurs combine their business passion with the planning skills taught in a world-class institution, to produce high-performing organizations. Our mission is to deliver and develop world-class entrepreneurship education for all.

Charleston Chamber of Commerce

The Charleston Chamber of Commerce and Tourism promotes Charleston, Missouri, as a great place in which to live, work and do business.

Charlotte Street Foundation

Charlotte Street Foundation identifies the needs and fuels the evolution of an ever-changing multidisciplinary arts ecosystem, acting as its primary provocateur. It cultivates the contemporary, the exceptional and the unexpected in the practice of artists working in and engaging with the art community in the Kansas City region.

Child Care Aware® of Missouri

Child Care Aware® of Missouri assists families and child care professionals statewide so that Missouri children have access to quality, affordable child care.

Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce

The Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce is the principal voice of business that promotes, develops and supports its membership to foster a sustainable, prosperous business environment and a high-quality, livable community in Chillicothe, Missouri.

Christian County Library Nixa Branch

The Christian County Library is the public library for Christian County, Missouri, with branches in the Missouri towns of Ozark and Nixa, offering access to technology, programming for all ages and other services through community partnerships.

Christian County Library Ozark Branch

The Christian County Library in Ozark, Missouri, provides business resources, including business databases, to assist entrepreneurs with market research.

CIC St. Louis

At CIC, we believe in the entrepreneur. We recognize that invention propels innovation, density spurs collaboration and a shared purpose drives a thriving community. As we race forward into an age of exponential growth and transformation, CIC provides a home from which to work, allowing innovators to easily access resources and create substantive, positive global impact.

City of Albany, Missouri

The city of Albany, Missouri, is committed to providing support and opportunity to entrepreneurs and business startups as well as established business expansion and retention services.

City of Atlanta, Missouri

The Atlanta City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Atlanta, Missouri. We also provide notary services. Our office is also the location of municipal water services.

City of Aurora, Missouri

The city of Aurora, Missouri, works to promote economic development opportunities.

City of Barnett

The Barnett City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Barnett, Missouri.

City of Bella Villa, MO

The Bella Villa City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Bella Villa, Missouri.

City of Berkeley, Missouri

The city of Berkeley, Missouri, has various departments to help the community: Fire, Police, Inspections, Finance, Economic Development, Parks & Rec, Streets, Fleet, Public Works and Municipal Courts.

City of Bethany, MO

The city of Bethany, Missouri, encourages business development and growth. A myriad of incentives in Bethany are designed to help your business grow.

City of Blue Springs, Missouri - Economic Growth and Development Division

With a focus on economic growth and prosperity, the Economic Growth and Development Division of the city of Blue Springs, Missouri, works with the Economic Development Council to retain, support and collaborate with existing businesses while also recruiting new businesses that are in line with the city’s long-term strategic plan.

City of Bolivar, Missouri

The city of Bolivar works with licensing and permits in Bolivar, Missouri.

City of Branson, MO - Open for Business

Open for Business is a free service offered by the city of Branson, Missouri, which consists of representatives from various city departments. The meeting is an informal setting where business owners and city representatives meet to discuss and resolve technical issues affecting proposed business development.

City of Brookfield, Missouri

The City of Brookfield offers business planning services including licensing and permits in Brookfield, Missouri.

City of Brookfield, Missouri - Industrial Development Authority

The mission of the Industrial Development Authority is to increase job opportunities, stimulate economic growth through the retention and expansion of existing businesses and attract new industry and community development.

City of Buckner, Missouri - Administrator/Clerk

The administrator/clerk for the city of Buckner, Missouri, works to help businesses thrive within the town and provides quality services through professionalism, leadership, innovation, open communication and stewardship of city funds in a responsible manner.

City of Centerview, Missouri

The Centerview City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Centerview, Missouri.

City of Chesterfield, MO - Department of Planning

The Department of Planning at the city of Chesterfield, Missouri, is a resource for local entrepreneurs to help grow and expand their businesses.

City of Columbia, Missouri - Business License Division

The Business License Division is responsible for accepting, investigating, processing and determining approval or denial of all applications. Additionally, cigarette taxes and hotel/motel taxes are collected and managed by the Business License Division.

City of Columbia, Missouri - Community Development Department

The city of Columbia, Missouri, Community Development Department's mission is to help plan, build and care for the city. Apply for or renew a business license for businesses located in Columbia, Missouri.

City of Corder, Missouri - City Clerk Office

The Corder City Clerk Office works with licensing and permits in Corder, Missouri.

City of Creve Coeur, Missouri - Green Business Program

The Green Business Program in Creve Coeur, Missouri, makes it possible for local businesses to respond to consumer demand for environmentally responsible products and practices. Although making green choices may have been cost-inhibitive in the past, our program offers free and customizable training based on the needs of the business.

City of Dixon - City Clerk Office

The Dixon City Clerks Office works with licensing and permits in Dixon, Missouri.

City of Duquesne- City Clerk Office

The Duquesne City Clerk Office works with licensing and permits in Duquesne, Missouri.

City of Edgar Springs - City Clerk Office

The Edgar Springs City Clerk Office works with licensing and permits in Edgar Springs, Missouri.

City of Excelsior Springs, Missouri - Community Development Department

The city of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, Community Development Department assists businesses in locating, expanding and moving to the community.

City of Ferguson, Missouri - Business & Development Hub

Whether you are looking to start a business in Ferguson or grow your existing business, this Hub will help you get started.

City of Gladstone, Missouri - Economic Development Department

The Gladstone Economic Development Department is dedicated to improving the economic welfare of Gladstone, Missouri.

City of Hartville - City Clerk Office

The Hartville City Clerks Office works with licensing and permits in Hartville, Missouri.

City of Holcomb - City Clerk Office

The Holcomb City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Holcomb, Missouri.

City of Holts Summit Clerks Office

The Holts Summit City Clerks Office works with licensing and permits in Holts Summit, Missouri.

City of Independence, Missouri - Community Development Department

The Community Development Department, located at 111 E. Maple Avenue in Independence, Missouri, city hall is divided into these divisions:

• Building inspections
• Historic preservation
• Neighborhood services
• Development services
• Regulated industries

Most importantly, the city works with citizen groups, the city council, the planning commission, the zoning board of adjustment and city administration to ensure quality development throughout the city of Independence.

City of Kearney Missouri

The Kearney City Administrator Office works with licensing and permits in Kearney, Missouri.

City of Kirksville, Missouri - Community and Economic Development Department

The City of Kirksville is dedicated to always improving the community we call home. This is achieved through actively searching for community improvement grants, new government programs, and providing community opportunities.

City of Mexico, Missouri - Business

The Mexico City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Mexico, Missouri.

City of Peculiar, Missouri - Economic Development Department

Economic development in Peculiar, Missouri, includes existing business assistance, entrepreneurship support and resources, site location assistance and workforce development initiatives.

City of Raytown, Office of Economic Development

The city of Raytown, Missouri, has initiated an aggressive economic development effort emphasizing small business development, business recruitment and business retention. The program provides real estate site selection, incentive attainment and general ombudsman services.

City of Richmond, Missouri - Economic Development Department

The mission of the Richmond Department of Economic Development is to promote and support business and economic development within the community of Richmond, Missouri.

City of Springfield, Missouri - Economic Vitality

The Springfield, Missouri, Economic Development Office works in partnership with the local and regional civic organizations to facilitate and promote business development within the city of Springfield, as well as throughout the Springfield region. The office provides development assistance and incentives, including loans for microenterprise businesses, and serves as a facilitator for major economic development projects to ensure timely approval of plans and permits.

City of Springfield, MO - Licensing Division

The city of Springfield, Missouri, Division of Licensing assists citizens and businesses with business/occupational licenses, special tax bills, bidding on city projects/contracts and more.

City of St. Charles - Economic Development Department

The St. Charles, Missouri, Economic Development professionals work with industries looking to expand and/or relocate and also serve startup companies. Along with our partners, our Economic Development team provides the most comprehensive assistance to help any business. Through our network of contacts, we are able to leverage resources to assist companies invest to add value and employees.

City of Sunset Hills

The Sunset Hills Deputy City Clerk works with licensing and Mayor/BOA items in Sunset Hills, Missouri.

City of Trenton

The city of Trenton, Missouri, offers many services to its residents and businesses. It is considered a one stop shop from purchasing a business license or a dog tag to setting up utilities or purchasing a sewer or water tap permit.

Clarkton City Clerk Office

The Clarkton City Clerk Office works with licensing and permits in Clarkton, Missouri.

Clay County Economic Development Council

The Clay County Economic Development Council works to attract, expand and retain business in Clay County, Missouri, and promote a positive economic development climate.

Clinton, Missouri - City Clerk Office

The Clinton City Clerk Office works with licensing and permits in Clinton, Missouri.

Codefi

Codefi provides startup entrepreneurs and emerging innovative companies with tech-powered, flexible enterprise space, while serving the area with innovative technology education programs and an inspiring community.

Columbia Chamber of Commerce

The mission of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce is to lead the Columbia, Missouri, community, drive commerce in our region and advance community and regional collaborations, thereby enhancing the quality of life where we live, learn, work and play.

Community Capital Fund

Since 2012, the Community Capital Fund has deployed more than $1,500,000 to neighborhoods and grassroots organizations, as well as entrepreneurs and small businesses, organized nine community development workshops that have collectively drawn more than 2,100 community leaders and fiscally sponsored 10 social ventures that have raised more than $1,500,000 collectively.

Community Innovation and Action Center

The Community Innovation and Action Center at University of Missouri - St. Louis conducts applied research, builds skills and coordinates partners to build whole communities.

Community Services League

Community Services League assists communities in reaching their potential by providing immediate relief to people in need, assessing their situations and providing solutions that lead to economic stability.

COMO Cooks

COMO Cooks increases entrepreneurial success by providing accessible, inclusive and affordable kitchen space for starting and expanding local food- based businesses.

Crowder College Training & Development Solutions

Crowder College Training and Development Solutions offers customized training for area businesses.

Cuba Area Chamber of Commerce

The Cuba Chamber of Commerce promotes the advancement of the commercial, industrial and civic interests in Cuba, Missouri and surrounding areas. Tourism is an important element in the Cuba community with visitors from all over the U.S. and the world visiting our attractions.

Almost 200 member companies and organizations work together to promote a positive environment to nurture businesses, improve the community, boost tourism, and support families.

Cultivation Capital

Cultivation capital is a venture capital firm investing in technology, life science and agriculture companies.

Cup of Joe

Cup of Joe is a weekly gathering to engage, educate and accelerate the St. Joseph, Missouri, area’s business and entrepreneur community.

Daniel Boone Regional Library

The Daniel Boone Regional Library offers free tools and classes to help you start or expand your small business. Discover resources to help you with market research, staff training, management and more. Visit www.dbrl.org to explore our full listing of services, programs and collections for entrepreneurs.

Daviess County Clerk's Office

The Daviess County Clerk works with licensing and permits in Daviess County, Missouri.

Deepwater City Clerk Office

The City Collector of Deepwater Office works with licensing and permits in Deepwater, Missouri.

Determination, Incorporated

Determination, Incorporated is a Kansas City-based nonprofit creating a pathway to opportunity for formerly incarcerated people through entrepreneurship.

Digital Sandbox KC

Digital Sandbox KC provides proof-of-concept resources, including market validation, prototyping and beta-testing support for development of digital technologies within new and existing businesses.

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

Founded in 1998, the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is a nonprofit research institute with a mission to improve the human condition through plant science. Research, education and outreach aim to have an impact at the nexus of food security and the environment and position the St. Louis region as a world center for plant science.

Doolittle City Clerk Office

The Doolittle City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Doolittle, Missouri.

Douglas C. Greene Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Located on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University, the Innovation Center provides easy access to many services needed by startup businesses such as business counseling, training and access to U.S. Small Business Administration programs and services.

Douglas County Public Library

The Douglas County Library provides business resources, including business databases, to assist entrepreneurs with market research.

Downtown Council of Kansas City

The Downtown Council is your one-stop resource for opening a business in Downtown Kansas City, Missouri, and provides research, development and ombudsman services.

Downtown Joplin Alliance

Downtown Joplin Alliance is focused on the economic vitality of the downtown Joplin, Missouri, through historic preservation.

Downtown Marceline

Downtown Marceline in Marcelin, Missouri, is an organization that was formed under the auspices of the Missouri Main Street Connection and the National Main Street Center, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Downtown Marceline is non-government and a 501c3 non profit organization made up of concerned citizens volunteering their time to the revitalization of historic downtown Marceline.

Downtown STL, Inc.

We are the catalyst for creating and promoting a Downtown that attracts investment, economic activity and vibrancy at the hub of our region.

Dundee Venture Capital

Dundee Venture Capital, based in Omaha, Nebraska, is a seed stage venture fund with more than $5 million invested in the Kansas City region.

Duree Center for Entrepreneurship

An online and classroom program that immerses participants in the fundamental concepts of an entrepreneurship mindset. Offered by organizations in Kansas City and globally.

Eagle Private Capital

Eagle Private Capital provides patient capital with a long-term investment horizon to help privately-owned companies and sponsor-backed portfolio investments meet their stated growth objectives.

Economic Development Corporation (EDC) - Jefferson County

Provides financial and other assistance to companies located in and interested in locating in Jefferson County, Missouri.

Economic Development Corporation (EDC) - Kansas City, MO

The Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri, is a not-for-profit organization that is the city of KCMO's primary development organization and provides assistance to new and expanding businesses already located in Kansas City, Missouri, or those considering a KC location. In addition, the EDC administers the city's TIF, LCRA and Enhanced Enterprise/Zone Works programs.

EDC Loan Corporation of Kansas City

EDC Loan Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri, is a nonprofit corporation specializing in the origination and underwriting of Revolving Loan Funds. Its mission is to help small business grow and expand through loan programs to attract, expand and retain jobs.

efactory

The efactory is an entrepreneurship and innovation center with programs and services that assist companies throughout southwest Missouri.

Eldon Area Chamber of Commerce

The Eldon Area Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to promote and provide leadership and unity for the stability, growth and prosperity of the overall economic environment for the greater Eldon, Missouri, area.

Ellsinore City Clerk Office

The Ellsinore City Clerk Office works with licensing and permits in Ellsinore, Missouri.

Empire Market

The Empire Market in Joplin, Missouri, is a growing food-centric public market. Open year-around, we offer vendor space, special events, office or studio space and an online vendor directory to help customers find your business. A commercial kitchen for vendors is coming soon.

Enactus

Enactus is the world’s largest experiential learning platform dedicated to creating a better world while developing the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders and social innovators.

EnCorps Partners

Dedicated to building community through supporting economic development and business growth, EnCorps Partners LLC works with developers and city officials to create sustainable flex office spaces tailored to community needs.

Ennovation Center

The Ennovation Center in Independence, MO, 30,000 sq ft, offering specialized facilities and services to support client growth. It includes a shared commercial kitchen, bio-safety Level 1 labs, dedicated workspaces, temporary workspaces, offices.

Enterprise University

Enterprise University, powered by Enterprise Bank & Trust, provides an opportunity for current and aspiring business owners to join peers in the business community for 90-minute virtual courses designed to sharpen business acumen.

Entrepreneur Quest Student Accelerator

Entrepreneur Quest is a UM System-wide program designed to accelerate student ventures.

Entrepreneurial Legal Services Clinic and Intellectual Property Clinic at University of Missouri-Kansas City

The Entrepreneurial Legal Services Clinic and Intellectual Property Clinic delivers legal advice and facilitates the delivery of professional business planning and intellectual property services to owners of small businesses – both existing and startups — who cannot afford the market rates for such services. University of Missouri-Kansas City faculty supervise law students as they provide legal and professional services to qualified clients.

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans (EBV)

The Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans is a multi-phase program for post-9/11 veterans and a passion for launching new businesses. The results-based program is led by experts in the areas of disability employment and self-employment who present a tailored curriculum that reflects the unique needs, challenges and opportunities confronting veterans.

Entrepreneurship Clinic - Washington University in St. Louis

Legal clinic at Washington University offering limited intellectual property advice (patent and trademark searches and opinions) to for-profit clients and full transactional legal services to nonprofit clients.

Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic (ELC) - University of Missouri

The Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic at the University of Missouri provides legal assistance to take startups from concept to capitalization. Upper level law students work hands-on with businesses under the supervision of an experienced, licensed attorney.

Entrepreneurship.org

Entrepreneurship.org is one of the most comprehensive sources of information, tools and resources available to help entrepreneurs operate a business venture, create wealth and spur innovation.

equity²

equity² is an impact investment firm committed to deploying capital in inclusive and equitable ways.

Evergy Ventures

At Evergy Ventures, our door is always open to innovative and progressive companies within the energy value chain. Our strongest partnerships come from growth equity investments in revenue-generating businesses that are primed for expansion and could benefit from a well-capitalized strategic partner with deep industry knowledge.

Excelsior Springs Area Chamber of Commerce

The Excelsior Springs Area Chamber of Commerce helps to engage, influence and impact the business community of Excelsior Springs, Missouri.

FabLab MCC-Business & Technology

FabLab is a resource for individuals to access tools, technology and training. The lab is filled with machines that allow members to design and fabricate many different concepts into working prototypes.

Fair Grove City Clerk

The Fair Grove City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Fair Grove, Missouri.

Fairfax City Clerk

The Fairfax City Hall works with licensing and permits in Fairfax, Missouri.

Farm Service Agency

The Farm Service Agency (FSA) offers loans to help farmers and ranchers get the financing they need to start, expand or maintain a family farm.

Farmington Economic Development

The Economic Development Department for the city of Farmington, Missouri, is committed to providing assistance to existing and prospective businesses.

Fayette City Clerk

The Fayette City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Fayette, Missouri.

FCS Financial

FCS Financial provides loans, leases and related services to farmers, ranchers, rural homeowners, aquatic producers, timber harvesters, agribusinesses and agricultural and rural utility cooperatives.

Firebrand Ventures

Firebrand Ventures is a new kind of Midwest venture fund. We combine a strong brand, vast network and deep experience with startup hustle to invest in exceptional early-stage software startups.

Five Elms Capital

Five Elms Capital is a global growth equity firm that invests in fast-growing B2B software businesses that users love.

Flyover Capital

Flyover Capital provides capital to assist founders in creating the next generation of technology success stories in areas outside the traditional tech hubs.

Francis Institute

The Francis Institute for Child and Youth Development at Metropolitan Community College in Kansas City, Missouri, is a Professional Development Institute creating a high-quality adult workforce for the care and education of children and youth from birth to 21 years of age.

Freelance Exchange of Kansas City

The Freelance Exchange is Kansas City’s outsource resource. Here, “solopreneurs” from the advertising and marketing industry come together as a community to share best practices, become savvier business owners and expand their networks. FX also serves as a free resource for local ad agencies and businesses to find quality talent easily and quickly.

Frontier Financial Partners

Frontier Financial Partners helps package and provide business loans to small, independent business people across various industries.

Galt City Clerk Office

The Galt City Clerk Office works with licensing and permits in Galt, Missouri.

Generating Income For Tomorrow (Kansas City G.I.F.T.)

Generating Income for Tomorrow’s goal is to create a clear path to economic prosperity and wealth for the African-American community in the Kansas City region. We do this by providing monthly grants and support from professionals to Black business owners.

Gideon - City Clerk Office

The Gideon City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Gideon, Missouri.

Gladstone Area Chamber of Commerce

The Gladstone Area Chamber of Commerce develops its community by being the voice for small businesses in the Gladstone, Missouri, area.

GO CAPS

GO CAPS partners with businesses in the Greater Ozarks to provide high school students with an educational opportunity that is driven by real-world, career-oriented experiences.

GotDevKC

GotDevKC is Kansas City's business directory bringing the best of The Midwest's IoT, App and Web, Prototyping, and Manufacturing talent all under one easy-to-use roof. We provide intelligent lead-matching that promotes strong connections and community.

Grain Valley Partnership

The Grain Valley Chamber Partnership is dedicated to being the primary advocate for businesses in the Grain Valley, Missouri, area by promoting economic development, providing educational resources and partnering with our members to improve the business environment and community image.

Grandview Chamber & Economic Development Council

The Grandview Area Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit organization established to serve the business community through promoting a positive business environment and encouraging economic growth, leadership, education and interaction.

Grant City, Mo - City Clerk Office

The Grant City, City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Grant City, Missouri.

Great Plains Technology & Manufacturing Cluster

The Great Plains Technology and Manufacturing Cluster assists manufacturers and technology entrepreneurs in making the critical connections to innovation resources required to protect, develop, launch and grow new products and businesses.

Greater Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce-Economic Development

Greater Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development was established in 1941. We serve our existing business in Clinton, Missouri, and we also assist existing firms with potential expansions. We focus on the process of making the site decision and all steps through city approval process. We maintain a real estate and existing business data base. We also feature a Missouri Certified Site, which is Gerhart Industrial Park.

Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce provides business assistance, networking opportunities, public relations and other services related to growth and development in the Kansas City region.

Greater Kansas City LISC

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is the nation's largest Community Development Financial Institution serving 30 cities across the country.

Greater North County Chamber of Commerce

The Greater North County Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary partnership of over 500 business and professional people working together to build a healthy economy and to improve the quality of life in the North County area. Simply stated, your Chamber is business and professional people working together to make your community a better place for everyone to live and work.

Greater Ozarks Center for Advanced Technologies (GOCAT)

The GOCAT is a partnership between Missouri State University-WP, South Central Career Center and the city of West Plains. To meet the industrial training and education needs of existing industry, build a pipeline of skilled labor for our region and provide a catalyst for economic development, the GOCAT is a public/private partnership with industry, education and government working together.

Greater Poplar Bluff Area Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Poplar Bluff Area Chamber of Commerce provides leadership and service to promote economic growth and industrial development to the greater Poplar Bluff, Missouri, area.

Greater St. Louis Inc.- Diverse Business Accelerator

The Greater St. Louis Inc. Diverse Business Accelerator is for ethnically, racially and gender-diverse business owners looking to advance their enterprise’s capacity to grow.

Green Hills Regional Planning Commission

The Green Hills Regional Planning Commission is a regional organization providing economic development services in an 11-county area in North Central Missouri. GHRPC operates three revolving loan pools to assist startups and existing businesses.

Grind + Growth

Grind + Growth is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit economic development organization dedicated to creating small business ownership opportunities for all minorities, to contribute to the growth and success of small businesses and the development of the marketplace in the communities we serve.

Growing Growers Kansas City

The Growing Growers program provides education to new and experienced growers through a farm apprenticeship program, an annual workshop series.

Grundy County Missouri

The Grundy County Clerk handles licenses and permits for Grundy County, Missouri.

GSA Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU)

The Heartland Regional Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization serves as the Region 6 liaison and advocate for small businesses in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska. As an advocate for small business owners, it is the mission of the OSDBU to promote increased access to GSA's nationwide procurement opportunities.

GUILDit

GUILDit spurs Kansas City artists and entrepreneurs. The organization’s mission is to create communities around best business practices in the way of forums, panels, lectures and like programming.

Habitat for Neighborhood Business

Habitat for Neighborhood Business is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization focusing particularly on helping minority entrepreneurs realize their dream to own and operate a business in economically challenged neighborhoods. HNB strives to restore urban neighborhoods with new and additional business activity, job growth and business role models.

Hallsville City Clerk Office

The City Clerk's office is your resource for information and services offered in the Hallsville, Missouri, community. The office provides business licenses, building permits, accepts city utility payments, issues pet licenses, offers Notary Public, provides faxing and copying services, as well as relaying messages to other departments.

Hamilton Area Chamber of Commerce

The Hamilton Area Chamber of Commerce is a motivating force in the Hamilton, Missouri, region. It seeks through organization of people and working together to unite the industrial, agricultural, commercial and civic interests for the purpose of concerted action which drives the growth and development of the region.

Hammerspace Community Workshop & Makerspace

Hammerspace is a 170,000-square-foot workshop facility which is home to Kansas City's community of makers, crafters and inventors. It's like a gym for people who build stuff.

Hannibal Regional Economic Development Council

Hannibal Regional Economic Development Council works to promote investment within the HREDC Region through expansion of existing businesses, new business attraction and entrepreneurial development.

Hardin, Missouri - City Clerk Office

The Hardin City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Hardin, Missouri.

Harrisonville Area Chamber of Commerce

The Harrisonville Chamber of Commerce provides business assistance and networking opportunities to growing businesses in Harrisonville, Missouri.

Harrisonville City Collector

The Harrisonville City Collector works with registration and licensing in Harrisonville, Missouri.

Harrisonville Economic Development

Harrisonville, Missouri, Economic Development provides assistance to parties interested in investing in, or locating in Harrisonville, Missouri.

Heartland Black Chamber of Commerce

Heartland Black Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit organization. It partners with all types of businesses owned-and-operated by black business entrepreneurs. Its core focus is on the launching, developing, promoting, sustaining and growth of the Black community.

Heartland Regional Library System

The Heartland Regional Library System's collection is always growing and expanding to meet patrons' needs and requests. The physical collection contains: print, non-print, periodicals, audio books, DVDs and multimedia kits. An expanding area is in electronic resources. Patrons have Wi-Fi, electronic or e-books and online databases available through the library's web page (Worldbook, EBSCO Host, etc.). Inter-library loan provides access to materials in other libraries. This resource is used when a request is made for something not held in the Heartland's collection. All these resources are available at for free.

Heartland St. Louis Black Chamber of Commerce

The Heartland St. Louis Black Chamber of Commerce serves as a key resource for the St. Louis Metropolitan area and surrounding areas by helping Black businesses and professionals grow and scale.

Helix Center Biotech Incubator

Helix Center Biotech Incubator located near the Danforth Plant Science Center in Creve Coeur, Missouri, offers 33,000-square-feet of office incubator space, wet and dry labs for early-stage plant and life sciences and bio technology companies.

Helzberg Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program (HEMP)

The Helzberg Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program (HEMP) matches growing entrepreneurs one-on-one with business veterans to help them grow their business. HEMP focuses on businesses around $1 million in revenues and higher, three years or more in business and with five or more full-time employees.

Hermann Area Chamber of Commerce

Hermann Area Chamber of Commerce supports businesses that support the greater Hermann, Missouri, community.

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City is dedicated to the creation, advancement, promotion and development of economic opportunities within the Hispanic market and business community.

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan St. Louis

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce - St. Louis strengthens Hispanic enterprise and small and minority business integration to promote a sustainable socioeconomic development and a better quality of life in the St. Louis region.

Hispanic Economic Development Corporation

The Hispanic Economic Development Corporation is dedicated to improving the lives of Latinos within greater Kansas City. HEDC achieves this through business development and economic and community wealth creation initiatives.

Holleway Capital Partners LLC

Holleway Capital Partners is a private equity firm backing management teams to buy or recapitalize the companies they operate, providing succession and liquidity to business owners. We invest from a committed fund and seek to acquire manufacturers and distributors of industrial products throughout the Midwest, High Plains, Rocky Mountains and Southern regions of the United States.

Hollister City Clerk Office

The Hollister City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Hollister, Missouri.

Holt County Clerk's Office

The Holt County Clerk's office is a point of contact for anyone requesting governmental information or contacts for Holt County, Missouri.

Holy Rosary Credit Union

Holy Rosary Credit Union members are not only members of a financial institution, they are members of the HRCU family. We seek not only to provide financial services, but also to empower our members to be in control of their finances. We do this by overcoming language barriers, offering opportunities for education and creating a mutual trust between our staff and our members.

Houston, Missouri - Department of Economic Development

The Houston Economic Development Program is dedicated to building the financial strength of the region through constant recruitment and expansion efforts in the Houston, Missouri, area.

Huntsville City Clerk Office

The Huntsville City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Huntsville, Missouri.

Ignite Entrepreneurial Program

Ignite is a partnership between Hannibal Regional Economic Development Council, the Small Business Development Center and the Chamber of Commerce dedicated to creating an ecosystem that attracts, creates, supports, and accelerates new and existing businesses in Northeast Missouri.

Independence Chamber of Commerce

The Independence, Missouri, Chamber of Commerce provides business assistance, marketing, continuing education services, networking opportunities, public policy advocacy and other services related to community/business development in Independence and Eastern Jackson County.

Independence Economic Development Council

The Independence Economic Development Council is a nonprofit, public/private partnership, which was established in 1983 for the purpose of supporting and enhancing the economic growth of Independence, Missouri.

Information Experience Lab - a Usability and User Experience Lab

The Information Experience Lab is a usability laboratory that conducts research and evaluates the usability of technology and websites. Since the IE Lab is used as a teaching and research facility, our pricing is very competitive, and our services are research-based.

InnovateHER KC

InnovateHER KC is a 5,000+ member leadership community that connects, empowers and supports women leaders and unites women to accomplish incredible things.

Innovation Stockyard

The Innovation Stockyard operates the Kit Bond Science and Technology Incubator on the campus of Missouri Western State University with a focus on economic and workforce development and animal health and nutrition.

Innovation Studio - Powered by UMKC

The Innovation Studio powered by the University of Missouri - Kansas City is a hub of advanced product design, technology and business innovation.

InSITE Washington University

InSITE is a graduate student fellowship that works with early, Series A startups on consulting engagements during the semester. Each semester, InSITE receives hundreds of applicants for startup projects around the nation. With careful due diligence, the InSITE community selects those projects it sees as most promising and viable.

Intercounty Electric Cooperative Association

Low-interest loans are available from Intercounty Electric Cooperative to assist with community and economic development projects in rural areas, such as such as new or expanding private business, nonprofit groups and city or county governments.

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

An Internal Revenue Service stakeholder liaison establishes relationships with all taxpayer communities, including industry organizations representing small business and self-employed taxpayers to address the specific needs of small businesses and self-employed individuals.

International Institute of St. Louis - Economic Development

Provides a wide variety of services to linguistically and culturally disadvantaged business owners, including business loans for immigrants and refugees, a credit building loan, among other services.

International Trade Council of Greater Kansas City Inc. (ITC)

The International Trade Council of Greater Kansas City is a regional nonprofit professional association committed to building a strong and successful international business network in the Kansas City region. To achieve this, ITCGKC connects professionals and global partners in the international business and academic communities, delivers timely international trade education and bridges access to relevant resources.

Inventor Forge Makerspace

Inventor Forge Makerspace is a collaborative work space that provides tools and classes to bootstrap startup businesses in defining and creating their products. To that end, we have 3D printers, laser cutters, vinyl cutter, large format printer, sublimation equipment, sewing machines, a woodworking shop, metal shop and electronics workbench.

Inventors Center of Kansas City

The Inventors Center of Kansas City provides education and encouragement to help inventors of all ages bring their ideas to market. We focus attention on ideation, market-sizing, market validation, prototyping, intellectual property protection, benefits visualization, licensing and manufacturing.

InvestMidwest

InvestMidwest highlights startups in the Midwest region with the most promise for success. The conference provides an ideal opportunity for entrepreneurs to raise capital and all attendees to make new connections.

iSelect Fund

iSelect is an early-stage venture firm that invests in companies addressing critical global issues in large markets and with financially attractive business models.

ITEN

ITEN, the Innovation, Technology & Entrepreneur Network, supports entrepreneurs and innovation-led startups from idea stage through market validation and preparation for funding and growth.

Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce

The Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce is a resource for start-up and existing businesses of all sizes. Discover the benefits Jefferson City, Missouri, has to offer and learn how your business is our focus.

Jennings Department of Finance

The Jennings Department of Finance works with licensing and permits in Jennings, Missouri.

Job One

Job One enhances the lives of adults with disabilities by providing a lifetime of meaningful employment choices. We do this through entrepreneurship and partnership with the business community.

Johnson County Economic Development Corporation (JCEDC)

The Southwest Johnson County Economic Development Corporation works to attract and retain business in southwest Johnson County, Kansas.

Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce

The Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation operates two small business development centers. The Joseph Newman Innovation Center and the Advanced Training and Technology Center offer coworking space and dedicated office space and business resources for regional startups.

Joplin Capital Corporation

Joplin Capital Corporation provides small business loans and/or equity for projects that cannot be financed through conventional means. Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce staff supports and promotes JCC in Joplin, Missouri.

Joplin City Clerk Office

The Joplin City Clerk works with the Mayor and City Council in Joplin, Missouri.

Jordan Valley Innovation Center

The Jordan Valley Innovation Center operates under a mission of product development for corporate partners and providing interdisciplinary educational experience for students. JVIC is an industry-led, university supported research and development facility designed to accelerate commercialization of new technologies.

Joseph Newman Innovation Center

The Joseph Newman Innovation Center in Joplin, Missouri, helps start business in technology other fields and supports existing business. NIC has modern office, light manufacturing and wet lab spaces available.

Justine PETERSEN

Justine Petersen Housing and Reinvestment Corporation (Justine PETERSEN) is a Missouri not-for-profit corporation. The organization’s mission is to connect institutional resources with the needs of low-to moderate-income individuals and families, helping them to build assets and create enduring change, not just for each individual or family that we assist, but the community as a whole. Our mission is demonstrated by our services, which include credit building and financial education, homeownership preparation and retention, and micro-enterprise lending and training.

Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC)

The Kansas City Area Development Council is a private, nonprofit organization charged with representing the economic interests of the entire two-state, 18-county region of Greater Kansas City.

Kansas City Public Library - Small Business & Entrepreneurship

The Kansas City Public Library provides resource materials and online databases that entrepreneurs and business owners can use.

Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers & Accountants for the Arts

Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization that provides legal and accounting assistance to qualifying artists and arts organizations from all creative disciplines. The ArtSmarts program provides seminars in arts law to help artists avoid common pitfalls in their professional arts careers.

Kauffman FastTrac

Kauffman FastTrac equips aspiring entrepreneurs with the business skills and insights, tools, resources and peer networks necessary to start and grow successful businesses.

Kauffman Founders School

The Kauffman Founders School is an online education program that enables entrepreneurs to learn anywhere, anytime. Leading experts present rich content that founders can immediately apply to their businesses.

Kaysinger Basin Regional Planning Commission

Kaysinger Basin Regional Planning Commission serves as the liaison between local government and state and federal Agencies. Our organization serves the seven counties of Bates, Benton, Cedar, Henry, Hickory, St. Clair and Vernon, as well as the communities within those counties.

Kaysinger Basin Regional Planning Commission

Kaysinger Basin Regional Planning Commission is a quasi-governmental agency serving as the liaison between local government and state and federal agencies. Our organization serves the seven counties of Bates, Benton, Cedar, Henry, Hickory, St. Clair and Vernon, as well as the communities within those counties. We connect communities to opportunities through community and economic development.

Kaysinger Basin RPC

Kaysinger Basin Regional Planning Commission is a quasi-governmental agency serving as the liaison between local government and State and Federal Agencies. Their organization serves the 7 counties of: Bates, Benton, Cedar, Henry, Hickory, St. Clair and Vernon, as well as the communities within those counties. They connect communities to opportunities through community and economic development.

KC BizCare

The Office of Small Business for the City of Kansas City, MO, KC BizCare, provides guidance and assistance for businesses navigating the City's licensing, permitting and vendor approval processes.

KC Collective

KC Collective was developed by startup founders for startup founders. Through collective collaboration, the organization leverages its networks to provide introductions, mentorship, generous perks and discounts from partners and the education and resources necessary for Kansas City entrepreneurs to move their business forward.

KC IABC (Kansas City Chapter, International Association of Business Communicators)

Kansas City Chapter, International Association of Business Communicators offers monthly luncheons, conference and special interest groups on communications. Members include business owners, freelancers and corporate communications professionals. The organization educates, connects and recognizes marketing communications professionals in the Greater Kansas City area.

KC SmartPort

KC SmartPort is a nonprofit economic development organization that works to attract freight-based companies, such as manufacturing, distribution and warehouses, to the 18 county, bi-state Kansas City region.

KC Tech Council

The KC Tech Council serves as the regional advocate for Kansas City's tech industry, focused on elevating Kansas City as the leading tech hub of the Midwest. Membership comprises companies ranging from early-stage to enterprise, covering all facets of the tech industry and an abundance of outside industries that bolster its growth.

KC Velocity

KC Velocity is a nonprofit organization that provides support and exclusive access to proven expertise and resources in the Kansas City area. The organization’s mission is to connect entrepreneurs with a passion for working with entrepreneurs.

KCRise Fund

KCRise Fund is a venture capital co-investment fund designed to help bring more financing to early-stage businesses in the area. The fund looks to co-invest with other institutional investors, including venture capital firms and corporate investors, in pre-Seed, Seed and Series A rounds of at least $1 million for early-stage technology companies with a strategic connection to the western half of Missouri or the entire state of Kansas, with a primary focus on business-to-business companies.

Kearney Area Development Council

The Kearney Area Development Council was formed in 1994 to promote economic opportunity and improve the qualify of life in the Kearney area.

Kearney Chamber of Commerce

The Kearney, Missouri, Chamber of Commerce is in the relentless pursuit of a vibrant and prosperous business community.

Kingdom Capital

A values-driven private investment firm focusing on early- and growth-stage companies.

Kirksville Regional Economic Development Inc.

We are a 501(c)3 public private partnership who works with the main industries in the Kirksville, Missouri, region as well as with companies looking to locate to the region. K-REDI can provide resources for local and state incentive programs.

Kirkwood Public Library

The Kirkwood Public Library inspires a lifelong commitment to learning and creativity, for a more informed and connected community.

Lake of the Ozarks Council of Local Governments

Serving Camden, Laclede, Miller and Morgan counties, working together to help provide the necessary resources to help build strong communities within our region.

Laredo City Clerk Office

The Laredo City Clerk Office works with licensing and permits in Laredo, Missouri.

Lathrop Area Chamber of Commerce

The Lanthrop, Missouri, Area Chamber of Commerce aims to:
1) Develop, encourage, promote and support the commercial, professional, industrial, agricultural, financial, general business and civic interests of the region and its citizens and to all those who make use of our resources.
2) Extend and promote the present trade and commerce to foster, develop and support the industry of the region.

LaunchCode

LaunchCode is building a skilled workforce by creating pathways for driven people seeking careers in technology. We are helping jobseekers enter the tech field by providing accessible education, training and paid apprenticeship job placement.

LaunchKC

LaunchKC’s accelerator platform partners Kansas City corporations with scalable startup businesses. It selects startups that align with each corporation’s goals, providing them access to exciting innovative products and services. Startups chosen for the program will receive unprecedented resources from corporate partners.

Laurie City Clerk Office

The Laurie City Clerk's Office provides records, ordinances, licenses, permits and financial information for the city of Laurie, Missouri.

Leadership Northwest Missouri

Leadership Northwest Missouri is a leadership program for community leaders interested in the regional growth of Northwest Missouri through high-quality training and networking opportunities. Participants are selected from the 19 counties of Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Caldwell, Carroll, Clay, Clinton, Daviess, DeKalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Holt, Linn, Livingston, Mercer, Nodaway, Sullivan and Worth. Classes start in January of each year and meet monthly through June in different locations throughout the region.

Leadership Savannah

Leadership Savannah, Missouri, is designed to assist the development of leadership skills that will help improve our community economically and socially.

Lebanon Regional Economic Development, Inc.

Lebanon Regional Economic Development Inc. provides economic development services to Lebanon, Missouri, as well as Laclede County, assisting businesses that are interested in locating there.

Lee's Summit Chamber of Commerce

The Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce creates opportunities for business success through networking and advocacy, as well as business and professional development. The chamber provides leadership by being a catalyst for the economic growth and prosperity of the Lee's Summit, Missouri community.

Lee's Summit Economic Development Council

Lee's Summit Economic Development Council is dedicated to business attraction and retention to achieve a strong economic climate in Lee's Summit, Missouri.

Legacy Bank and Trust

Legacy Bank and Trust exists to serve as the financial leader in economic and community development by providing financial products and services in the largely underserved populations of South-central Missouri, and its employees and shareholders are committed to partnering financially with customers to ensure vital capital investment in these communities.

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri

Through its Community Economic Development Microenterprise Program, Legal Services of Eastern Missouri provides free civil legal assistance to eligible entrepreneurs, small businesses and nonprofits. For nonprofit clients, the organizations represents those who serve and support low-income communities.

Lemay Business Incubator - STL Partnership

STLPartnership Business Center @ Lemay is a 21,000-square-foot business incubator featuring office, warehouse, and production space, and is the only St. Louis facility to offer retail space for start-up and early stage small- to mid-sized businesses.

Lewis & Clark AgriFood

As a late-stage, growth equity-focused fund, Lewis and Clark Agrifood arrives in the sweet spot between seed/early-stage and the buyout phase, minimizing risk and maximizing value. We work with exceptional entrepreneurs to help scale their business with capital and resources.

Lewis & Clark Ventures

Lewis & Clark Ventures is a St. Louis-based multi-sector venture capital firm.

Lexington City Clerk Office

The Lexington City Clerk works with licensing and permits in Lexington, Missouri.

Liberty Area Chamber of Commerce

The Liberty, Missouri, Area Chamber of Commerce is the area’s leading nonprofit, membership-driven business organization dedicated to creating a climate in which businesses can succeed.

Liberty Economic Development Corporation/LINK Business Facilitation

The Liberty, Missouri, Economic Development Corporation is a public private organization dedicated to the growth and prosperity of the Liberty area. LINK Business Facilitation is a free resource for small businesses and entrepreneurs in the Liberty area and is for all phases of business.

Linn County

Services provided by Linn County, Missouri, include merchant, liquor and auctioneer licenses and voter registration.

Linn Creek City Clerk Office

The Linn Creek City Clerk Office works with licensing and permits in Linn Creek, Missouri.

Livingston County, Missouri

The Livingston County Clerk's Office handles licenses and permits in Livingston County, Missouri.

Lone Jack City Clerk Office

The Lone Jack City Clerk Office works with licensing and permits in Lone Jack, Missouri.

Macon County Economic Development

Macon County Economic Development exists to ensure the continued success of our community and help create jobs for future generations.

Macon Electric Cooperative

Macon Electric Cooperative creates and fosters economic development opportunities for the benefit of new and/or existing businesses, local communities and nonprofit organizations. Macon Electric has access to funding sources to stimulate economic growth and development in its service area.

Madison City Hall

The Madison City Hall works with licensing and permits in Madison, Missouri.

Main Street Chillicothe

Our organization focuses on economic development through historic preservation best practices. We promote the downtown as a great place to live, work, play and support businesses.

Marceline Area Chamber of Commerce

The Marceline Area Chamber of Commerce is a volunteer organization serving the greater Marceline area. As we have for over 60 years, the chamber works to preserve and advance the business, economic and civic interests of the Marceline, Missouri, area. Working with community-based organizations and the city government we support business and tourism activities with a goal of making Marceline a quality community in which to live and work.

Marceline IDA

The Marceline IDA works with startups and existing industries wanting to expand. We also have a working plan to assist existing businesses as requested.

Mark Twain Regional Council of Governments

Regional planning commission providing technical assistance to businesses, communities and counties in an eight-county region.

Martin City Community Improvement District

The Martin City, Missouri, Community Improvement District is an economic development tool that lets business owners in the CID coordinate public improvement efforts; address safety and security; produce marketing campaigns to attract new businesses and tourism; and create programs that foster recreational and cultural activity and special events.

Maryville Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Maryville, Missouri, Chamber of Commerce exists to facilitate the growth of commerce and the improvement of quality of life in our region. Our 270 members pool our talents and resources to achieve what we could not as individuals.

Maryville Public Library

We have free Internet and fee-based printing, copying, faxing and scanning to email. For cardholders, we offer databases, books and ebooks. We also host an annual Children's Business Fair. Meeting room space is available for meetings but not sales.

Maryville University Adult Undergraduate and Graduate Studies

Maryville University Adult Undergraduate and Graduate Studies offers classes, workshops, seminars and conferences.

McQuinn Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership

The McQuinn Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership is a research and teaching unit within the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources at the University of Missouri. The center trains undergraduate and graduate students in a combination of classroom and research experiences. Periodically, the McQuinn Center offers workshops and training programs for agricultural entrepreneurs.

Meramec Regional Planning Commission

A voluntary council of governments serving the Meramec Region (Crawford, Dent, Gasconade, Maries, Osage, Phelps, Pulaski and Washington counties). We help local governments, businesses and nonprofits solve problems.

Mercer County Missouri

The Mercer County Clerk handles licensing and permits in Mercer County, Missouri.

Metropolitan Community College - Workforce and Economic Development

Metropolitan Community College is a leader in preparing our region's workforce with career and technical education. Our goal is to provide a well-prepared workforce by partnering with employers, community organizations, governmental agencies and educational institutions to offer career readiness education to a broad spectrum of students. We want to continually improve the "pipeline" of clear and accessible pathways to help students connect with careers and further education. We believe that education is ideally ongoing, even when students are in the workforce. We offer new skills to face new challenges in an ever-changing career culture.

Mid-America Angels

Mid-America Angels is a regional network of angel investors dedicated to identifying and funding the most promising startup business opportunities in the Kansas-Missouri region.

Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce

The Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce advocates, promotes and facilitates the success of the LGBT business community and their allies through the guiding principles of equality, inclusion, economics and education to create, identify and enhance business opportunities for the LGBT and allied community.

Mid-America Regional Council

The Mid-America Regional Council is a nonprofit association of county and city governments and metropolitan planning organization for the bistate Kansas City region.

Mid-America Trade Adjustment Assistance Center (TAAC)

The Mid-America Trade Adjustment Assistance Center assists domestic manufacturers negatively impacted by import competition by providing cost share funding to implement improvement projects to make a business more globally competitive.

Mid-Continent Public Library Culinary Center

The Mid-Continent Public Library Culinary Center is a destination and resource for anyone interested in learning more about food and culinary entrepreneurship. Housed in the Green Hills Library Center, the Culinary Center features a teaching and demonstration kitchen and two shared commercial kitchens for use by startup food businesses.

Mid-Missouri Regional Planning Commission

Mid-Missouri Regional Planning Commission provides a professional staff to serve as a resource for member governments, to provide a forum for local officials to discuss regional issues and concerns and to promote community and economic development.

Mid-States Minority Supplier Development Council

Mid-States Minority Supplier Development Council promotes the growth and development of minority businesses through B-to-B opportunities and government contracts.

Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership - University of Missouri-Kansas City

The Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership is dedicated to enhancing performance and effectiveness in the nonprofit community through education, research and service.

Midwest Small Business Finance

Midwest Small Business Finance provides small businesses with economic development and financial assistance. It also provides startup and growth capital for small businesses, including SBA 504 loans and multiple revolving fund loan programs.

Miller Nichols Library - University of Missouri-Kansas City

UMKC University Libraries link users to a world of scholarly information available through licensed online databases and journals.

Minority Business Development Agency Business Center - St. Louis

MBDA helps minority-owned firms to create jobs, build scale and capacity, increase revenue and expand their businesses by providing increased visibility and access for minority-owned firms by partnering with multi-national corporations and government agencies in the U.S. and abroad.

Missouri AfterSchool Network

The Missouri AfterSchool Network builds partnerships and systems across the state that improve, support and sustain high-quality afterschool programs. Our vision is that “All school-age children and youth in Missouri have access to high quality, sustainable afterschool programs.”

Missouri Ag Intel

The Missouri Ag Intel site serves as a resource to help Missouri producers learn about alternative agriculture opportunities that are available and assess these opportunities based on a given producer’s local market opportunities, level of expertise, financial position and available agronomic and machinery resources.

Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority (MASBDA)

The Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority makes capital available to Missouri farmers, independent producers, agribusinesses and small businesses.

Missouri Agriculture, Food and Forestry Innovation Center (MAFFIC)

The Missouri Agriculture, Food and Forestry Innovation Center offers resources and technical assistance to help Missouri agricultural producers successfully pursue value-added agricultural production and marketing.

Missouri Apprentice Connect

Missouri Apprentice Connect is a free, easy service that matches Missouri apprentices with great work opportunities across our state.

Missouri Arts Council

The Missouri Arts Council supports the arts that strengthen the cultural, educational and economic vitality of our state. MAC is dedicated to broadening the appreciation and availability of the arts in the state and fostering the diversity, vitality and excellence of Missouri's communities, economy and cultural heritage.

Missouri Association of Manufacturers

The Missouri Association of Manufacturers is the only organization dedicated solely to representing the interests of manufacturers in Missouri, and its primary purpose is to promote, preserve and advance manufacturing. Founded in 1993, MAM has matured into an influential association advocating for the vital interests of all segments of manufacturing.

Missouri Center for Employee Ownership

Missouri Center for Employee Ownership is an educational nonprofit that increase awareness of the benefits of employee ownership for succession planning, entrepreneurship and economic development. MOCEO is also an unbiased source for referrals.

Missouri Department of Agriculture

The Missouri Department of Agriculture sets agriculture policy, provides assistance to farmers throughout the state and focuses on food-related businesses.

Missouri Department of Conservation

The Missouri Department of Conservations protects and manages the fish, forest and wildlife of the state. The department facilitates licenses and permits for commercial enterprises related to hunting, fishing and other wildlife.

Missouri Department of Economic Development - Central and St. Louis Regions

The business development team within the Missouri Department of Economic Development is ready to assist your existing Missouri business.

Missouri Department of Economic Development - International Trade and Investment Office

The mission of the Missouri Department of Economic Development - International Trade and Investment Office is to increase the number of Missouri companies exporting and increase the volume of Missouri exports.

Missouri Department of Economic Development - Kansas City Region

The business development team within the Missouri Department of Economic Development is ready to assist your existing Missouri business.

Missouri Department of Economic Development - Southwest Region

The business development team within the Missouri Department of Economic Development is ready to assist your existing Missouri business.

Missouri Department of Economic Development Regional Engagement - North Region

The Regional Engagement Division within the Missouri Department of Economic Development is ready to assist your existing Missouri business.

Missouri Department of Economic Development, Missouri Works

As the state’s
No. 1 incentive tool for expansion and retention, this program helps businesses access capital through withholdings or tax credits to embark on facility expansions and create jobs. This program can also help businesses purchase equipment to maintain its facility in Missouri.

Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services

The Missouri Department of Health is responsible for dispersal of information regarding licensing and regulation for businesses within the health and senior service industries, which include food-related industries and health care.

Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations

The Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations works with businesses regarding unemployment, workers' compensation, workplace safety, wages and hours, discrimination, mine and cave safety, and bargaining units for public employees.

Missouri Department of Natural Resources

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources assists businesses with environmental compliance issues, primarily concerning air pollution control.

Missouri Department of Revenue

The Missouri Department of Revenue administers Missouri's business tax laws, and collects taxes.

Missouri Department of Social Services

The Missouri Department of Social Services is responsible for the dispersal of information and industry regulatory compliance for businesses within the industries of social services.

Missouri Dept. of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration

Missouri's Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration provides information on insurance issues for small business owners and helps the public resolve insurance complaints.

Missouri Division of Professional Registration

The Missouri Division of Professional Registration provides administrative support to 40 professional licensing boards and commissions responsible for licensing and regulating the activities of approximately 430,000 Missourians.

Missouri Division of Workforce Development - Central Missouri

The Missouri Career Centers and our network of business contacts offer personalized assistance to help businesses connect with job seekers that meet their specific workforce needs.

Missouri Division of Workforce Development - Kansas City Metro

The Missouri Division of Workforce Development provides workforce services for businesses and job seekers. In Missouri, DWD serves as the state agency that administers the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and Wagner-Peyser funding for workforce activities.

Missouri Division of Workforce Development - North Missouri

The Missouri Career Centers and our network of Business Contacts offer personalized assistance to help businesses connect with job seekers that meet their specific workforce needs.

Missouri Division of Workforce Development - Southeast Missouri

The Missouri Job Centers and our network of Business Contacts offer personalized assistance to help businesses connect with job seekers that meet their specific workforce needs.

Missouri Division of Workforce Development - Southwest Missouri

The Missouri Career Centers and our network of Business Contacts offer personalized assistance to help businesses connect with job seekers that meet their specific workforce needs.

Missouri Division of Workforce Development - St. Louis Metro

The Missouri Career Centers and our network of Business Contacts offer personalized assistance to help businesses connect with job seekers that meet their specific workforce needs.

Missouri Economic Development Council (MEDC)

The Missouri Economic Development Council is the authoritative voice on economic development and related issues in Missouri. A statewide, nonprofit association of economic development professionals and community leaders, MEDC drives economic growth through program initiatives and alliances with other economic development entities.

Missouri Enterprise - Kansas City and Northwest Missouri

Missouri Enterprise has a finger on the pulse of cutting-edge knowledge in manufacturing. Their certified experts provide a variety of solutions to help your company compete, including workforce development strategies, technology, lean principles, exporting, quality (ISO), food safety and more. As the Show-Me State’s dedicated manufacturing expert, Missouri Enterprise is your partner to strengthen and grow your manufacturing company. Missouri Enterprise has experts located throughout Missouri, dedicated to helping primarily small and medium-sized manufacturers succeed.

Missouri Enterprise - Rolla

At Missouri Enterprise, we have our fingers on the pulse when it comes to cutting-edge knowledge in manufacturing. Our certified experts provide a variety of solutions to help your company compete, including workforce development strategies, technology, lean principles, exporting, quality (ISO), food safety and more. As the Show-Me State’s dedicated manufacturing expert, Missouri Enterprise is your partner to strengthen and grow your manufacturing company. Missouri Enterprise has experts located throughout Missouri, dedicated to helping primarily small and medium size manufacturers succeed.

Missouri Enterprise - Southeast Missouri

Missouri Enterprise manages the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) program in Missouri and provides business and technical services to help small and medium size business (primarily but not exclusively manufacturers) succeed.

Missouri Enterprise - Southwest Missouri and Metropolitan Springfield

Missouri Enterprise manages the Manufacturing Extension Partnership program in Missouri and provides business and technical services to help small and medium size business (primarily but not exclusively manufacturers) succeed.

Missouri Enterprise - St. Louis

Missouri Enterprise manages the Manufacturing Extension Partnership program in Missouri and provides business and technical services to help small and medium size business (primarily but not exclusively manufacturers) succeed.

Missouri Film Office

The Film Office is devoted to saving filmmakers time, effort and money in arranging a shoot.

Missouri Innovation Center

Missouri Innovation Center supports the creation of new, high-growth ventures, particularly those with a technology component. This is accomplished by leveraging research and innovation by and with the University of Missouri for the benefit of the region and the state.

Missouri Intern Connect

Missouri Intern Connect is a free, easy service that matches Missouri interns with great work opportunities across our state.

Missouri Job Center - Arnold

The Missouri Job Center in Arnold, Missouri, part of the Division of Workforce Development, helps businesses recruit and retain a stable, skilled workforce as well as helping individuals find meaningful, long-term employment.

Missouri Job Center - Branson

The Missouri Job Center in Branson, Missouri, part of the Division of Workforce Development, helps businesses recruit and retain a stable, skilled workforce as well as helping individuals find meaningful, long-term employment.

Missouri Job Center - Cape Girardeau

The Missouri Job Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, part of the Department of Higher Ed/Workforce Development, helps businesses recruit and retain a stable, skilled workforce as well as helping individuals find meaningful, long-term employment.

Missouri Job Center - Chillicothe

The Missouri Job Center in Chillicothe, part of the Division of Workforce Development, helps businesses recruit and retain a stable, skilled workforce as well as helping individuals find meaningful, long term employment.

Missouri Job Center - Columbia

The Missouri Job Center in Columbia, part of the Division of Workforce Development, helps businesses recruit and retain a stable, skilled workforce as well as helping individuals find meaningful, long term employment.

Missouri Job Center - Hannibal

The Missouri Job Center in Hannibal, part of the Division of Workforce Development, helps businesses recruit and retain a stable, skilled workforce as well as helping individuals find meaningful, long term employment.

Missouri Job Center - Independence

The Missouri Job Center in Independence, part of the Division of Workforce Development, helps businesses recruit and retain a stable, skilled workforce as well as helping individuals find meaningful, long term employment.

Missouri Job Center - Jefferson City - Capital City

The Missouri Job Center in Jefferson City, part of the Division of Workforce Development, helps businesses recruit and retain a stable, skilled workforce as well as helping individuals find meaningful, long term employment.

Missouri Job Center - Joplin

The Missouri Job Center in Joplin, part of the Division of Workforce Development, helps businesses recruit and retain a stable, skilled workforce as well as helping individuals find meaningful, long term employment.

Missouri Job Center - Kansas City - Full Employment Council (Paseo)

The Missouri Job Center in Kansas City, part of the Division of Workforce Development, helps businesses recruit and retain a stable, skilled workforce as well as helping individuals find meaningful, long term employment.

Missouri Job Center - Kansas City - Northland Human Resource Center

The Missouri Job Center in Kansas City, part of the Division of Workforce Development, helps businesses recruit and retain a stable, skilled workforce as well as helping individuals find meaningful, long term employment.

Missouri Job Center - Kennett

The Missouri Job Center in Kennett, part of the Division of Workforce Development, helps businesses recruit and retain a stable, skilled workforce as well as helping individuals find meaningful, long term employment.

Missouri Job Center - Kirksville

The Missouri Job Center in Kirksville, part of the Division of Workforce Development, helps businesses recruit and retain a stable, skilled workforce as well as helping individuals find meaningful, long term employment.

Missouri Job Center - Lebanon

The Missouri Job Center in Lebanon, part of the Division of Workforce Development, helps businesses recruit and retain a stable, skilled workforce as well as helping individuals find meaningful, long term employment.

Missouri Job Center - Monett Limited

The Missouri Job Center in Monett, part of the Division of Workforce Development, helps businesses recruit and retain a stable, skilled workforce as well as helping individuals find meaningful, long term employment.

Missouri Job Center - Nevada

The Missouri Job Center in Nevada, part of the Division of Workforce Development, helps businesses recruit and retain a stable, skilled workforce as well as helping individuals find meaningful, long term employment.

Missouri Job Center - Park Hills

The Missouri Job Center in Park Hills, part of the Division of Workforce Development, helps businesses recruit and retain a stable, skilled workforce as well as helping individuals find meaningful, long term employment.

Missouri Job Center - Poplar Bluff

The Missouri Career Center in Poplar Bluff, part of the Department of Economic Development Division of Workforce Development, helps businesses recruit and retain a stable, skilled workforce.

Missouri Job Center - Rolla

The Missouri Job Center in Rolla, part of the Division of Workforce Development, helps businesses recruit and retain a stable, skilled workforce as well as helping individuals find meaningful, long term employment.

Missouri Job Center - Sedalia

The Missouri Job Center in Sedalia, part of the Division of Workforce Development, helps businesses recruit and retain a stable, skilled workforce as well as helping individuals find meaningful, long term employment.

Missouri Job Center - Sikeston

The Missouri Job Center in Sikeston, part of the Division of Workforce Development, helps businesses recruit and retain a stable, skilled workforce as well as helping individuals find meaningful, long term employment.

Missouri Job Center - Springfield - North

The Missouri Job Center in Springfield-North, part of the Division of Workforce Development, helps businesses recruit and retain a stable, skilled workforce as well as helping individuals find meaningful, long term employment.