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Small Business Grants for Women in Missouri

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Six Steps to find a grant:

1. Analyze Your Organization?s Needs & Determine:
  • The problem or need you want to address
  • The audience or target beneficiaries you will serve
  • The amount & types of support you need
  • The resources & commitment your group brings to the project
  • Potential partners in the community
2. Research Foundations & How They Operate:
  • Learn as much as possible about corporate, civic, and private foundations
3. Look for Funding Matches By Considering Funders Who:
  • Are able or likely to fund projects in your geographic area
  • Have a similar core mission or goals
  • Have already supported similar ventures or projects
4. Compile A List Of Prospects:
  • By Geographic Location (city, state, region)
  • By field of interest or program subject
5. Refine Your List & Eliminate Sources That:
  • Do NOT fund in your state
  • Do NOT fund your subject
  • Do NOT fund the type of support you need (See Types of Funding Support)
  • Fund your type of organization
  • Fund your size project
6. Select The Most Appropriate Funding Sources & Research In Detail
  • Contact funder directly for annual report and other publications
  • Search newspapers and the Internet for former grant recipients and contact them for advice or tips, why they felt they were successful as opposed to other applicants

Looking for small business grants for women in Missouri is anything but easy.

A Google search will bring up a long list of sites.  But most either look like scams or complicated government (Small Business Administration) sites.

We’re different. can help you find REAL grants, loans, and other funding for your business venture.  Yes, you’re still going to have to put in some hard work and time.  But if you’re serious about getting your business to the next level, you’ll find our site a big help.

A simple place to start is with our Amber Grant for Women.  Business women from Missouri (and all around America) are eligible to apply for this grant.  Our judges award this grant every month – so today would be the perfect time to apply.

After you’ve applied for our grant, please take a bit of time to check out the resources below.  There are folks in Missouri waiting to help women business owners just like you!

We have also done the research of finding the 21 top grants available for women today. To get a copy of our report sign up below.

Resources for Women in Missouri

Kansas City SCORE
4747 Troost Avenue, Suite 128,Business Resource Center
Kansas City, MO 64110
Ph: (816) 235-6675

Lake of the Ozarks SCORE
739 West US Highway 54
Camdenton, MO 65020
Ph: (573) 346-5441

Mid Missouri SCORE
300 South Providence Road Columbia Chamber of Commerce
Columbia, MO 65203
Ph: (573) 874-1132

Springfield Missouri SCORE
830 E. Primrose Street Suite 101
Springfield, MO 65807
Ph: (417) 890-8501 ext.218

St. Louis SCORE
1222 Spruce StreetSuite 10.103
St. Louis, MO 63102
Ph: (314) 539-6600 ext.242

Business Women of Missouri
P.O. Box 28243
Kansas City, MO 64188

Missouri Women’s Council
PO Box 1157
301 W. High Street,
Suite 680
Harry S. Truman Office Building
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: (573) 751-0810
Fax: (573) 522-5005

Small Business Development Center
Missouri Small Business and Technology Development Centers
410 S. Sixth Street
200 Engineering North
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: (573) 884-1555