The Missouri Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) provide comprehensive business counseling, including assistance in finding the right type of funding for your situation. The Missouri SBDC can help prepare you to seek either debt or equity financing to fund your business strategies. They can also help you develop strategies to fund growth without seeking external funding sources.

The Department of Economic Development offers the Program Finder which lists the assistance programs offered by the State of Missouri to businesses and communities.

The Missouri Catalog of State Assistance Programs (pdf) provides detailed information about state grants, loans and assistance programs and how to apply for them.

The Missouri Department of Agriculture web site has a great deal of information aimed at supporting agri-business in Missouri, including Financial Assistance, Inspections, Licenses and Permits, and Business Development.


The State Treasurer uses a portion of the state's investable funds to help Missouri businesses, farms, and communities grow and prosper through the Missouri Linked Deposit Program.

The Missouri Film Commission offers a Film Production Tax Credit to qualified film production companies.

At the Federal Government level: