Governor Mike Parson

Missouri to receive $66M for child care assistance under federal CARES Act

Missouri will receive $66 million for child care assistance and $1.5 million for food banks under the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Governor Parson was joined by the Missouri Department of Social Services Acting Director Jennifer Tidball and Adjutant General of the Missouri National Guard Brigadier General Levon Cumpton.  Child Care […]

Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri

Blunt announces $27.7 million in Coronavirus Response Grants for 29 Missouri community health centers

Senator Roy Blunt, the co-chair of the Senate Community Health Center Caucus, announced that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded more than $27 million in coronavirus response grant funding to 29 Missouri community health centers (CHCs). The funding will help CHCs meet staffing needs, and prevent, diagnose, and treat coronavirus patients. […]

Fast Track Website

Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grant application now open to students

The Missouri Department of Higher Education officially launched the Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grant Program for the 2019-20 academic year. The grant application became available on August 7, less than a month after Governor Mike Parson signed Senate Bill 68 into law. The program becomes effective Aug. 28.   Fast Track is a new financial […]

Missouri Department of Conservation Trim Grant website

Missouri Department of Conservation offering TRIM grants

The Missouri Department of Conservation is offering its annual cost-share grants to assist government entities and non-profits with management, improvement, and conservation of trees and forests on public land. The Tree Resource Improvement and Maintenance (TRIM) cost-share grants can help communities fund tree inventories, removal or pruning of hazardous trees, tree planting, and the training […]

MU Extension receives grant to grow beginning farmers and ranchers program

The University of Missouri Extension will receive a $432,747 Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) grant through the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The grant runs from September 2018 to August 2021, says MU Extension BFRDP coordinator Karen Funkenbusch. MU Extension is one of 36 BFRDP grant recipients. Teams of experts plan […]

Missouri Farm Bureau

Missouri Farm Bureau awards mini-grants to teachers

The Missouri Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture awarded ten $250 classroom min-grants and seven $500 grade level grants to allow teachers accurate materials to help connect students to agriculture. Several mini-grants were awarded to Livingston County recipients. Grade level grant recipients included Linda Hauck, Rebecca Lewis, Kari Snyder, and Shelby Ward as well as Andrea […]

Grand River Mutual

GRM Networks announces second quarter grant recipients

GRM Networks has announced its Second Quarter Community Improvement Grant Program recipients. The Wilson-Axline American Legion Post Number 216 of Bethany received $500 to purchase items needed for remodeling the Legion Hall bathrooms. The Graceland University Sustainability Program of Lamoni, Iowa received $500 to help start a bike share program in Lamoni. The Lamoni Farmers […]

Grand River Mutual

GRM Networks announces grant recipients

GRM Networks has announced three recipients of the Fourth Quarter Community Grant Program. Hope Royale of Bethany received $500 to help fund the Community Easter Pageant, which is an event encouraging fellowship from churches in several communities. The Lamoni, Iowa Community Center received $500 to help purchase new appliances and improve the facility for use […]

Grundy Electric Community Foundation announces grant recipients

Several area schools received GEC Community Foundation, Incorporated grants. The fourth quarter grants were presented prior to Grundy Electric Cooperative’s Annual Membership Meeting. Recipients included the following school districts: Trenton R-9, Grundy County R-5 of Humphreys, South Harrison R-2 of Bethany, North Harrison R-3 of Eagleville, Laredo R-7, Princeton R-5, and North Mercer R-3 in […]

GRM Networks announces second quarter grant recipients

GRM Networks announced its Second Quarter Community Improvement Grant Program Recipients. The Princeton Ball Association received $500 to help purchase a chest freezer for the concession stand at the ball field. The Mercer County Council on Aging, Incorporated of Princeton received $250 to help purchase a printer and fax machine for the Mercer County Senior […]