Serving the governments of Johnson, Lafayette, Pettis & Saline Counties

  • US Dept. of Agriculture will provide Community Wildfire Defense Grants to communities at risk from wildfire to develop or revise their wildfire protection plans and carry out projects described within those plans. It will include a mix of formula and competitive funds. Applications are expected to open early in 2023.
  • Community Development Block Grant program will accept infrastructure, or water, or wastewater improvement applications until Dec. 16. Applicants must send a proposal electronically via (free for users).  Ask if your community is eligible to request funding for your priority project.
  • Small Business Grant Program – Mo. Dept. of Economic Development has been finalizing the guidelines and the application for the Small Business Grant Program. Final guidelines will be posted to Mo. DED's ARPA webpage on November 1, 2022. Mo. DED will begin accepting applications the week of November 14, 2022. If you know of a business needing help, contact
  • The Mo. DED Local Tourism Asset Development Grant Program is now accepting applications through December 14, 2022. To submit your application contact or, browse this link.
  • The Mo. Dept. of Natural Resources, Div. of State Parks has applications for the Land & Water Conservation Fund. LWCF grants are available to cities, counties, and public-school districts for outdoor recreation projects. To download the application and register for an application workshop, visit For questions, contact grants management staff at  Deadline to apply is November 16, 2022.


Upcoming Meetings Include:

  • PTRPC and Mo. DED Office of Broadband meeting 4:00 pm Wed. Nov. 2 (Heckart Community Ctr. 1800 W. 3rd Sedalia)
  • CEDS meeting 9:30 am Wed. Nov. 9 (Concordia Comm Ctr.) To receive your agenda, please RSVP to
  • PTRPC Annual Luncheon 12:00 pm Wed. Nov. 16 (Concordia Comm Ctr.) Please RSVP to or for the meal count.