Connecting Minority Communities Pilot Program

Connecting Minority Communities Pilot Program

The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) released a Notice of Funding Opportunity for the Connecting Minority Communities Pilot Program, which will direct $268 million for expanding broadband access and connectivity to eligible Historically Black Colleges or Universities (HBCUs), Tribal Colleges or Universities (TCUs), minority-serving institutions (MSIs), and consortia led by an HBCU, TCU,…

Community Connect Grants

Community Connect Grants

Community Connect Grants offers funding to eligible applicants that will construct broadband networks that provide service on a community-oriented connectivity basis in rural areas. Specifically, funds will be used for the construction, acquisition, or leasing of facilities, spectrum, land or buildings used to deploy broadband service for residential and business, and essential community facilities (such…

Public Entity Loan Program

Public Entity Loan Program

The Missouri Development Finance Board Public Entity Loan Program provides loans to local governments to finance general public infrastructure improvements and economic development projects. Loans are individually structured tax-exempt revenue bonds tailored to meet the needs of each public entity. The loans may be secured (sale/leaseback) or unsecured depending upon the credit strength of the…

Missouri Building Entrepreneurial Capacity (MOBEC)

Missouri Building Entrepreneurial Capacity (MOBEC)

To create more home-grown, high-tech companies, Missouri must support entrepreneurs and foster innovation.  It is for this reason that the Missouri Building Entrepreneurial Capacity program (MOBEC) is a cornerstone of MTC’s investment strategy. Through the MOBEC grant program, MTC makes strategic investments that expand the support system for entrepreneurs that are commercializing new technologies or that…

Missouri Infrastructure Development Opportunities Commission Program (MIDOC)

Missouri Infrastructure Development Opportunities Commission Program (MIDOC)

The purpose of the Missouri Infrastructure Development Opportunities Commission Program is to help rural communities and rural districts that have a financial hardship with their infrastructure project and are unable to obtain financing elsewhere, with priority given to water and sewer projects addressing public health and safety issues. Projects must address reparation of public infrastructure to be eligible.   Loan dollar amounts…

Community Development Block Grant – Industrial Infrastructure

Community Development Block Grant – Industrial Infrastructure

This program helps communities develop public infrastructure that allows industries to locate new facilities, expand existing facilities, prevent the closing of a facility or the relocation of a facility outside the state. Grant funds may be used for public streets, water or sewer lines, engineering and other public facilities necessary to support the private sector…

Rural Health Care Program

Rural Health Care Program

The Rural Health Care Program funds two types of services. The Telecommunications Program funds voice, data, and other telecommunication services. The Healthcare Connect Fund Program funds broadband services, network equipment, etc. To get started: Visit the following link to determine which program you are eligible for.