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missouri Urban Agriculture Cost-Share Grant Program

Closed September 15, 2023

The Urban Agriculture Cost-Share Grant Program assists small agribusinesses operating in urban areas. Acceptable projects should focus on:

  • Growth and development of agribusinesses

  • Development of production infrastructure or direct distribution venues

  • Providing training and developing skills for agribusiness sustainability

  • Projects that demonstrate economic growth

Projects should support urban agriculture. Acceptable projects include, but are not limited to:

  • Business plan development

  • Marketing Plan

  • Feasibility Study

  • Community Gardens


Applicants may be an individual, groups of individuals, businesses, and organizations related to agriculture. Eligible projects must aid small agribusinesses and provide workforce development to Missouri residents and reside within one of the following urban areas, as designated by the 2020 US Census:

Aurora, MO

Bolivar, MO

Bonne Terre, MO

Boonville, MO

Branson, MO

Brookfield, MO

Camdenton, MO

Cameron, MO

Cape Girardeau, MO

Carthage, MO

Caruthersville, MO

Chillicothe, MO

Clinton, MO

Columbia, MO

De Soto, MO

Dexter, MO

Eldon, MO

Eureka, MO

Excelsior Springs, MO

Farmington, MO

Forsyth, MO

Fort Leonard Wood-St. Robert-Waynesville, MO

Fredericktown, MO

Fulton, MO

Hannibal, MO

Harrisonville, MO

Higginsville, MO

Holts Summit, MO

Jefferson City, MO

Joplin, MO

Kansas City, MO

Kearney, MO

Kennett, MO

Kimberling City, MO

Kirksville, MO

Lebanon, MO

Lee's Summit, MO

Macon, MO

Marshall, MO

Marshfield, MO

Maryville, MO

Mexico, MO

Moberly, MO

Monett, MO

Mountain Grove, MO

Neosho, MO

Nevada, MO

Odessa, MO

Osage Beach, MO

Pacific, MO

Peculiar, MO

Perryville, MO

Platte City, MO

Pleasant Hill, MO

Poplar Bluff, MO

Republic, MO

Richmond, MO

Rolla, MO

St. Clair, MO

Ste. Genevieve, MO

St. Joseph, MO

St. Louis, MO

Salem, MO

Savannah, MO

Scott City, MO

Sedalia, MO

Sikeston, MO

Smithville, MO

Springfield, MO

Sullivan, MO

Trenton, MO

Troy, MO

Union, MO

Village of Four Seasons, MO

Warrensburg, MO

Warrenton, MO

Washington, MO

West Plains, MO

Whiteman AFB-Knob Noster, MO

Willard, MO




September 15, 2023

Financial Instrument


Updated April 18, 2024

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