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These resources – like the public health crisis itself – are constantly evolving and are only current as to the date of publication. This page was last updated on August 7, 2020.

For more up-to-date information on the relief programs available in Missouri, we recommend that you visit the state’s Show Me Strong COVID-19 portal, which includes information for businesses and a resource directory.”

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Description of Program and Relief

Small Business Grant Program

Through the CARES Act, the state of Missouri has established The Small Business Grant Program. The Small Business Grant Program provides grants to small business and family-owned farms to aid in business recovery from the economic effects of COVID-19 in Missouri’s hardest hit industries. Grant funding can be used to address issues such as business interruption and closures, increased unemployment insurance costs, and livestock depopulation costs related to the economic effects of COVID-19.

The application deadline is August 31, 2020. Funding for the small business portion of the program has reached capacity. Applications are still being accepted for Family-Owned Farms.

Government or Lead Agency

State of Missouri

Dates Available

July 14 to August 31

Eligibility Requirements/Restrictions

Missouri based for profit business or family-owned farm with less than 50 employees.

Application Deadlines (If Applicable)

August 31, 2020

Contact for More Information

For questions regarding the program, email

List of Additional Information

For more information, click here.

A list of frequently asked questions is addressed here.

To request an application for a Family-Owned Farm email

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