COVID - 19 Business Resources (programs available to businesses as of May 19, 2021)

Coronavirus Relief Options through the SBA:
EIDL (Economic Injury Disaster Loan), FAQs for Targeted EIDL
PPP (Paycheck Protection Program)
Restaurant Revitalization Fund
Shuttered Venue Operators Grant
SBA Bridge Loan
SBA Debt Relief

Federal Resources for US Small Businesses

Trainings and Informational Webinars


Other Planning and Financial Resources
USDA Service Center
  • USDA Rural Development – Business Loans, Grants
  • Rural Economic Development - Business Loans, Guaranteed Loans, Grants and more

USDA Service Center
1050 Highway 72 Rolla, MO 65401
Telephone: (573) 364-1479

Small Business Administration Assistance (SBA)
SBA provides a number of financial assistance programs for small businesses including 7(a) loans, 504 loans, and disaster assistance loans. SBA’s loan programs, surety bonds and the role of SBA can be described by the local office.

St. Louis District Office
200 North Broadway, Suite 1500
St. Louis, MO 63102
Phone: (314)539-6600

Meramec Regional Planning (MRPC)
  • Revolving Loans and Loan Packaging
  • MRPC prepares applications and services RLF loans for customers in the eight-county area. This local fund was created by a grant from the Economic Development Administration with local match provided by cities, counties, businesses, and other organizations. Additional funds were recently added through a loan from USDA’s Intermediary Relending Program. (IRP)

Meramec Regional Planning Commission
4 Industrial Drive St. James, MO 65559
Telephone (573) 265-2993

Other Resources...

University of Missouri Extension

Business Program
The University of Missouri Extension's business program helps Missouri's entrepreneurs succeed in private enterprise. Financial information and education is available through training programs and counseling.

Contact Information
Phelps County University of Missouri Extension Center
Phone: 573/458-6260

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Other Resources on this Website...


  • Permits and Licenses
  • City Facilities
  • Utilities

Financial Institutions

Real Estate
  • Industrial Park
  • Commercial Buildings Available
  • Real Estate Agencies

City of Salem Office of Economic Development
Sally Burbridge
400 N Iron St.
Salem, Mo 65560

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