Missouri Small Business Development Centers
The Missouri Small Business & Technology Development Centers (MO SBTDC) are located throughout the state and help businesses in every stage – from concept to startup, growth to renewal, mature to succession.
Missouri Rural Resource Guide
The Missouri Rural Resource Guide was designed to improve the alignment of public, private and non-profit partners around the state of Missouri.
Missouri Works Program
As the state’s number one 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.
Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) is an innovative way for property owners to pay for energy efficiency, renewable energy, and water conservation measures. PACE financing is all private capital, with no taxpayer funds. It is available to commercial, industrial, non-profit, government and agricultural property owners.
Missouri Clean Energy District
The Missouri Clean Energy District is a state-wide political subdivision established to provide unlimited capital to fund energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. Property owners – both public and private – within member communities may apply for PACE financing.
Missouri Brownfield Redevelopment Program
Provides financial incentives for the redevelopment of commercial/industrial sites that are contaminated with hazardous substances and have been abandoned or underutilized for at least three years. The Missouri Department of Economic Development may issue tax credits for up to 100% of the cost of remediating the project property. Learn more
CDFA Brownfields Financing Toolkit
The CDFA Brownfields Financing Toolkit provides communities with an easy-to-use, best practices resource on brownfields redevelopment. This online toolkit is intended to provide information to communities interested in identifying potential financing tools for the remediation and redevelopment of contaminated brownfield sites.
State Supplemental Tax Increment Financing
Used to facilitate the redevelopment of blighted areas by providing essential public infrastructure. The zone or blighted area must contain at least one building that is 50 years of age or older and the redevelopment project area must have experienced a generally declining population or generally declining property taxes over the past 20 years.
Business Facility Tax Credit Program
Pursuant to HB 191 (2009), “headquarters” that commence operations and “headquarters” of certain “employee-owned” businesses that commence or expand operations on or before December 31, 2019, may be eligible for the program. To receive credits in any of the ten years, the “headquarters” facility must create at least 25 new jobs and make $1,000,000 in investment in that year as compared to the base year (the year prior to the commencement of operations at the facility). The investment credits are based on the original cost of machinery, equipment, furniture, fixtures, land, and building, and/or eight times the annual rental rate paid for the same. Inventory is not eligible.
Building Use Incentives for Large-Scale Development (BUILD)
To help companies embark on major investment and job creation expansions, these incentives provide low-interest loans to qualified borrowers through the issuance of tax-exempt revenue bonds for the acquisition, construction, and equipping of qualified manufacturing production facilities and/or equipment.
Small Business Incubator Tax Credit
This program helps small business incubators leverage funds to use for working capital and other non-operating expenditures that support new business creation in communities.
Industrial Development Bonds
Cities and counties can purchase or construct certain types of projects, such as warehouses, distribution facilities, and industrial plants with bond proceeds to then lease or sell to a company.
Community Redevelopment Programs
Through the cleanup and redevelopment of existing sites and facilities, communities encourage higher property values and create jobs while building safer, healthier spaces ready to house new businesses and residents. The State of Missouri has a wide portfolio of programs to help make the redevelopment process easier, with resources ranging from updating outdated water systems to installing new, energy-efficient utilities and lights in local facilities.