Promise Zone Resource Brochure

Promise Zone

Looking for resources like libraries, farmer's markets, and training centers? This resource map will help you identify what's in the zone.

National Coalition of Promise Zones

Promise Zone

An infographic detailing Promise Zone highlights and advantages.

39° North Foreign Born Population

39° North

Foreign Born Population by Census Tract.

39° North Key Statistics

39° North

Statistics include: educational attainment, housing characteristics, businesses, population density, and industry composition.  

A Promise for a Better Future

Promise Zone

This PDF explains the geography, demographics, goals and more of the St. Louis Promise Zone.

Welcoming Ideas and Actions for the St. Louis Region

Mosaic Project

Welcoming Ideas and Actions for the St. Louis Region

RAMP Project Overview

Advanced Manufacturing

Craft a comprehensive adjustment plan that will accommodate all the employees, businesses and communities...

Facade Improvement Application

Real Estate & Community Investment

There is no improvement like façade improvement. After years of dwindling business and regional attention, all eyes are on Lemay.

Port Reinvestment Fund Application

Real Estate & Community Investment

St. Louis County Port Authority and St. Louis Economic Development Partnership support projects that further the goals of business retention and growth, entrepreneurship and redevelopment.

RAMP Newsletter- April 2017

Advanced Manufacturing

Boeing's Defense Unit Wins $26.6 Million NASA Contract. Click here to read more.

Defense Adjustment and Advanced Manufacturing Report

Advanced Manufacturing

St. Louis is one of the largest hubs of aerospace manufacturing in the country, supporting over 17,000 generally high-wage positions.

St. Louis Sister Cities

World Trade Center

Sister Cities International is a non-profit, city-to-city network inspired by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956. Today, more than 2,200 cities in more than 90 countries participate.

Global Cities Initiative

World Trade Center

The Global Cities Initiative is a an endeavor to help business and civic leaders grow their metropolitan economies by strengthening international connections and competitiveness.

Business Development Brochure

Business Development

From starting small to growing globally, the St. Louis region has the diverse talent, innovation and pro-business climate to help you grow and prosper.

Metro St. Louis Export Plan

World Trade Center

The St. Louis region, made up of Missouri and Illinois counties, is one of the nation’s 20 largest metros with a rich history steeped in trade, immigration, and innovation.

The Gateway Region's Export Potential

World Trade Center

Through the Global Cities Initiative, the Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase have assisted in assembling a market assessment, which will guide the development of a regional export plan, its goals, objectives, and implementation strategy.

St. Louis Foreign-Trade Zone

World Trade Center

Take every advantage as you capitalize on new and exciting markets worldwide. Importers and exporters alike are utilizing Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ)—areas treated as though they are outside U.S. Customs territory. This federally designated tool helps local companies be more competitive locally and abroad.

Chancellor's Certificate- International Trade

World Trade Center

The Chancellor’s Certificate in International Trade is a practical, online curriculum that allows you the flexibility to learn at a time and place that works for you.

Women's Connector Program

Mosaic Project

The Woman’s Club has a tradition of education, service, and friendship for over 100 years. We pride ourselves in providing stimulating programs and activities for our members as well as service to the Washington University community.

Regional Prosperity through Immigration and Innovation

Mosaic Project

GOAL: To be the fastest growing U.S. metropolitan area for immigration by 2020.

Hiring International Talent

Mosaic Project

St. Louis Mosaic Project along with the Regional Business Council are working to create a more inclusive, globally welcoming workplace. Hiring international talent can make sense for a number of business reasons, but did you know that it really isn’t as difficult as you may think?

Mosaic Ambassador

Mosaic Project

Be a Mosaic Ambassador and make a difference. We provide you with materials to help promote the St. Louis Mosaic Project.

American Way Spotlight- St. Louis

St. Louis Economic Development Partnership

In 2017, American Way spotlighted St. Louis in an issue that reached millions of flight attendees world-wide. Read the spotlight in full, here.

Global Talent Hiring Program

Mosaic Project

Goal: To attract and retain more of the 9,000 international students studying in the region annually, knowing that 80 percent would stay if they had a job. Universities will measure increases in international students attending their schools and obtaining internships/jobs through various visa options.

Become a World Trade Center Member

World Trade Center

Investing in a membership with the World Trade Center St. Louis is best explained as investing in your business. It doesn’t matter if you’re a large corporation that has been doing business internationally for decades or a small firm that is just beginning to explore the idea of expanding abroad, membership with the World Trade Center St. Louis will benefit your organization in a way that is perfectly suited to your company’s needs.

Options for loans and bonds

Business Finance

This document shows the complete listing of all available loans and bonds offered by the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership.

SBA 504 and BOOST Loan Application

Business Finance

Full application for SBA 504 and BOOST financing.

SBA 504 Loan Brochure

Business Finance

The Small Business Association (SBA) 504 loan is a financing option designed to help small businesses grow. With a low down payment and below market rates, this loan may be the right option for you.

Promise Zone Maps

Promise Zone

Interactive maps and a tour guide for the St. Louis Promise Zone.

2016 Year in Review

Promise Zone

In 2016, more than 100 community partners and organizations were engaged to help the Zone become a catalyst for ongoing collaboration and change that will drive regional growth and create a better, more inclusive St. Louis region.

Promise Zone Reports

Promise Zone

This document lists reports and studies relevant to the St. Louis Promise Zone.

Promise Zone- Federal Grant and Loan Opportunities

Promise Zone

Thirteen federal agencies offer Promise Zone designees preferential access to over 40 programs such as grants and technical assistance.

39° North Master Plan

39° North

Dive into the the implementation, operation, history and future of the 39° North AgTech innovation district.

STLVentureWorks- Wellston

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

General information regarding the Wellston business incubator.

STLVentureWorks- West County

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

General information regarding the West County business incubator.

STLVentureWorks- South County

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

General information regarding the South County business incubator.

STLVentureWorks- Grand Center

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

General information regarding the Grand Center business incubator.

Helix Center- the smart move for startups

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

General information regarding the Helix Center biotech business incubator.

EB-5 Flier

World Trade Center

The EB-5 Flier explains the EB-5 Investment Visa Program.