Networking and Professional Development Opportunities
Frequently asked questions
How do I start business in Missouri?
The Missouri Small Business and Technology Development Centers provide individualized consultation to new and existing businesses.
Starting a business in Missouri: Top resources
How do I start a nonprofit and get 501(c)3 status?
MU Extension has three-part guide that answers these questions and more.
Organizational development for nonprofits
What are grants? How do I know if I can get one?
There is no free lunch, but there are misconceptions. This factsheet disspells the myths about getting grants. The Truth About Grants (PDF)
Where can I look for grants? A wealth of information on grants is available. Here are a few sources:
Grants.gov—search for grants from federal agencies
GrantSpace—information and resources for grantseekers
Community Development Program Areas
Nonprofit formation and management
Visioning and action plans
Facilitation and town hall meetings
Regional food systems
Small business support
Community Issues Management (CIM)
Community emergency management
Grant writing training
Leadership development program
Local government assistance
Ste. Genevieve County Information