Benefits of Membership

  • Representation in the Missouri General Assembly
  • Opportunities to meet and network with Missouri elected officials and economic development professionals
  • Annual conference to discuss economic development financing program benefits and challenges
  • Annual awards honoring individuals, companies, and projects that make a significant contribution to economic development in Missouri
  • Virtual tours showcasing projects around the state of Missouri that have used public incentives
  • Legislative updates from MEDFA’s lobbyist
  • Discount on Council of Development Finance Agency events and webinars
  • Membership in a supportive state-wide organization of municipalities, developers, and business professionals interested in the responsible use of public financing programs
  • One annual membership fee covers all individuals from the same member organization

Annual Membership Fees

MEDFA memberships are for the calendar year of January 1-December 31.

Municipalities, Counties,  & Public Entities:
  • Population under 10,000 – $275.00
  • Population between 10,000-24,000 – $330.00
  • Population between 25,000-49,000 – $550.00
  • Population between 50,000-99,000 – $1,100.00
  • Population of 100,000 and up – $1,650.00
Elected or Appointed Officials:
  • Ex-officio Membership (any elected or appointed official of a local taxing district) – $25.00/yr.
Not-for-Profit and Business Memberships:
  • Not-for-Profit Membership – $275.00/yr.
  • Business Membership – $1000.00/yr.
Sole Practitioner Membership:
  • Individual economic development professionals – $220/yr. (Must operate as advisors and consultants to local, state, or regional public or not-for-profit entities on either a full-time or part-time basis but are not paid employees of such entities. The Board of Directors of MEDFA will retain the right to make a determination (if necessary) as to whether or not a person meets the requirements for this category of membership.) 

Ready to join?

MEDFA Membership Application

  • Add each new member on a new line: Names-Title-E-Mail Address

  • NameTitleEmail 

Please submit the application above and mail a check with applicable fees to:

Jill Quinn, Program Consultant
Missouri Economic Development Financing Association
300 Wyandotte, Suite 400, Kansas City, MO 64105
Phone: (816) 691-2120 Fax: (816) 691-2170

Make checks payable to: Missouri Economic Development Financing Association