These initiatives can help businesses affected by COVID-19.
The state of Missouri has rolled out several initiatives, services, and programs to help our businesses and communities fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Below is the latest round-up of new state resources.
Show Me Strong Recovery Plan
Rapid Broadband Deployment
Nearly $50 million in relief funds to aid in broadband expansion and COVID-19 response in the areas of telehealth, libraries, and education.
Small Business Grant Program
$30 million to provide relief to small businesses and family-owned farms for reimbursement of costs of business interruption due to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
PPE Production Grant Program
$20 million to increase production of personal protective equipment (PPE) needed to help contain the spread of COVID-19.
The Return Strong initiative is aimed at strengthening Missouri’s Workforce as it bounces back from the economic impacts of COVID-19.
Tourism Industry Relief
$15 million to aid destination marketing organizations as they encourage safe travel and rebuild the state’s tourism economy.
Business Recovery Lab
A new online platform designed to assist businesses as they look to become more resilient and adapt to COVID-19 disruptions.
Show Me Strong Pledge
The Show Me Strong Pledge is a voluntary commitment to take a few simple steps that will aid in protecting the well-being of all Missourians.