Available Funding Opportunities

House Bill 3020, as passed by the Missouri General Assembly and signed into law by Governor Parson, supports the grant programs listed below with Missouri’s ARPA State Fiscal Recovery Funds.

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Note, for all programs, funds must be obligated by December 31, 2024, and expended by December 31, 2026.

Drinking Water Infrastructure Grant (Apply Now)

Program Description

For necessary drinking water infrastructure projects, which are responsive to an identified need to achieve or maintain an adequate level of service.

Total Allocation

$125,000,000.00

Application Launch Date

5/16/2022

Application Close Date

7/14/2022

Award Date

After 10/12/2022

Eligible Entities

Public water and sewer districts, incorporated municipalities, privately owned utilities, nonprofit organizations and quasi-governmental agencies.

Program Requirements/Fund Structure

This is a competitive community grant program. The maximum grant award will be $5,000,000. Local cost share (or “local match”), of no less than one dollar, must be provided by the applicant for a project to be eligible for state ARPA funding.

Example Expenses

  • Dam and reservoir repair and restoration projects
  • Interconnecting water systems
  • Projects needed to maintain compliance
  • Projects to replace aging infrastructure Treatment projects
  • Treatment projects
  • Transmission and distribution projects
  • Storage projects

Preference Given To

Project need, affordability, financial and engineering capability.

Wastewater Infrastructure Grant (Apply Now)

Program Description

For necessary wastewater infrastructure projects, which are responsive to an identified need to achieve or maintain an adequate level of service.

Total Allocation

$125,000,000.00

Application Launch Date

5/16/22

Application Close Date

7/14/22

Award Date

After 10/12/2022

Eligible Entities

Public water and sewer districts, incorporated municipalities, privately owned utilities, nonprofit organizations and quasi-governmental agencies.

Program Requirements/Fund Structure

This is a competitive community grant program. The maximum grant award will be $5,000,000. Local cost share (or “local match”), of no less than one dollar, must be provided by the applicant for a project to be eligible for state ARPA funding.

Example Expenses

  • Construction, repair or replacement of a permitted centralized or decentralized wastewater treatment system
  • Measures to reduce the demand for publicly owned treatment works capacity
  • Measures to reduce the energy consumption needs for publicly owned treatment works
  • Projects involving the reuse or recycling of wastewater
  • Measures to increase the security of publicly owned treatment works
  • Allow a public or non-profit to apply for and administer the installation, repair or replacement of private septic units

Preference Given To

Project need, affordability, financial and engineering capability.

Stormwater Infrastructure Grant (Apply Now)

Program Description

For necessary stormwater infrastructure projects.

Total Allocation

$150,000,000.00

Application Launch Date

5/16/2022

Application Close Date

7/14/2022

Award Date

After 10/12/2022

Eligible Entities

Counties, incorporated municipalities and public sewer districts that manage stormwater infrastructure for a permitted MS4 or CSO system.

Program Requirements/Fund Structure

This is a competitive community grant program. The maximum grant award will be $5,000,000. Local cost share (or “local match”), of no less than one dollar, must be provided by the applicant for a project to be eligible for state ARPA funding.

Example Expenses

  • Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s) and Combined Sewer Overflow Systems (CSOs)
  • Projects that support stormwater system resiliency
  • Projects involving the reuse or recycling of stormwater
  • A broad range of stormwater infrastructure projects
  • Green roofs, green streets and green walls
  • Dam removal projects and associated stream and habitat restoration projects
  • Repair, replacement or removal of culverts or other road-stream crossing infrastructure
  • Road repairs and upgrades that interact directly with an eligible stormwater infrastructure project
  • Projects to receive and distribute reclaimed water for irrigation systems or other agricultural use

Preference Given To

Project need, affordability, financial and engineering capability.

Lead Service Line Inventory Grant (Apply Now)

Program Description

By October 16, 2024, water systems must submit a service line inventory to the state and make it publicly accessible. This grant opportunity makes it possible for financially distressed communities to develop their inventory.

Total Allocation

$10,000,000.00

Application Launch Date

5/16/22

Application Close Date

7/14/22

Award Date

After 10/12/2022

Eligible Entities

Incorporated municipalities, public water or sewer districts, quasi-governmental agencies or privately owned utilities

Program Requirements/Fund Structure

This is a competitive community grant program. The maximum grant award will be $200,000. Local cost share (or “local match”), of no less than one dollar, must be provided by the applicant for a project to be eligible for state ARPA funding.

Example Expenses

  • Complete service line inventories for submittal to the state.

Preference Given To

Project need, affordability, financial and engineering capability.

Cell Towers Grant

Program details will be added as soon as they become available. Please check back.

Grants to Port Authorities

Program Description

Grants to port authorities provided that local match by provided in order to be eligible for state funds.

Total Allocation

$25,000,000.00

Broadband Infrastructure Program

Program details will be added as soon as they become available. Please check back.

Entertainment Industry Grant

Program details will be added as soon as they become available. Please check back.

Local Tourism Grant

Program details will be added as soon as they become available. Please check back.

Community Revitalization Grant

Program details will be added as soon as they become available. Please check back.

Industrial Site Development

Program details will be added as soon as they become available. Please check back.

Small Business Grant

Program details will be added as soon as they become available. Please check back.

Nonprofit Grant

Program details will be added as soon as they become available. Please check back.

Grants to Innovative Projects that Promote Agriculture in Urban/Suburban Communities

Program Description

For competitive grants to innovative projects that promote agriculture in urban/suburban communities

Total Allocation

$50,000.00

Workforce Training Grant

Program details will be added as soon as they become available. Please check back.

Missouri Area Career Center Opportunities

Program Description

Assist the 57 Missouri Career and Technical Education area career centers in creating new high-demand and emerging programs, improve infrastructure of current facilities, upgrade equipment, and renovate and/or construct facilities.

Total Allocation

$20,000,000.00

Application Launch Date

7/11/2022

Application Close Date

10/14/2022

Award Date

11/14/2022

Eligible Entities

Missouri’s 57 local Career and Technical Education (CTE) centers

Program Requirements/Fund Structure

Requires 25% local match

Example Expenses

  • Expansion and development of high-demand and emerging programs that increase student capacity
  • Renovate, remodel and/or construct facilities
  • Improve infrastructure of facilities
  • Upgrade industry relevant equipment
Private MoExcels ARPA Grant (Apply Now)

Program Description

This program will fund projects that allow institutions to reach and serve new populations and to enhance support for underrepresented students in order to give individuals the opportunity to train for entrepreneurship and other in-demand occupations. 

Total Allocation

$10,000,000.00

Application Launch Date

7/1/2022

Application Close Date

9/1/2022

Award Date

12/7/2022

Eligible Entities

Individual institutions or consortia of institutions. Only private, not-for-profit institutions of higher education in Missouri may submit proposals.

Individual institutions or consortia of institutions. Only private, not-for-profit institutions of higher education in Missouri may submit proposals.

Program Requirements/Fund Structure

Each institution may request up to $1 million, and funding will be released as a reimbursement to institutions for project expenditures. All proposals must include a dollar-for-dollar match.

Example Expenses

  • Outreach and recruitment efforts, student support services, professional and curriculum development, construction/renovation, and the purchase of equipment. Funds may not be used to pay students’ tuition, fees, or other expenses.
Agriculture Innovation & Workforce Development ARPA Grant (Apply Now)

Program Description

This program will fund projects that implement agriculture innovation and workforce development programs that directly address negative economic impacts on agriculture production, the food or labor supply chain, or agriculture input. Projects should impact Missouri agriculture broadly.

Total Allocation

$10,000,000.00

Application Launch Date

7/1/2022

Application Close Date

9/1/2022

Award Date

12/7/2022

Eligible Entities

Proposals may be submitted by individual institutions or consortia of institutions. Only public institutions of higher education, including community colleges, State Technical College of Missouri, and public universities, may submit proposals

Program Requirements/Fund Structure

Each institution may request up to $2 million, and funding will be released as a reimbursement to institutions for project expenditures.

Example Expenses

  • Outreach and recruitment efforts, professional and curriculum development, construction/renovation, and the purchase of equipment. Funds may not be used to pay students’ tuition, fees, or other expenses.
MASBA Biofuel Grants

Check back soon for updates

Total Allocation

$4,000,000.00

Operators of Residential Care / Assisted Living Facilities

Program Description

Operators may seek reimbursement for expenses incurred and/or business interruption costs directly related to preparing preventing, and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Expenses must have been incurred between April 1, 2021 and March 31, 2022.

  • Costs eligible for reimbursement include:
  • Payroll costs;
  • Training and orientation; and
  • Operational supplies.

Total Allocation

$10,000,000.00

Application Launch Date

9/1/2022

Application Close Date

Open until funds are expended

Award Date

Rolling

Eligible Entities

Operators of licensed residential care and assisted living facilities in Missouri.

Program Requirements/Fund Structure

Operators of residential care and assisted living facilities with licensed beds in Missouri are eligible to receive reimbursement for payroll costs, training and orientations and operational supplies expenses that relate directly to preparing, preventing and responding to the pandemic.

Example Expenses

  • Wage rate increases
  • Overtime pay
  • Bonuses – sign-on and retention
  • Staff orientation
  • Disease prevention and response
  • Software
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Sanitation company services
  • Software used in tracking COVID-related information
  • Staff incentives
  • Others that supported facility’s planning, preparing and response to the pandemic

Preference Given To

Reimbursement requests processed in a first-come, first-served manner until funding is fully expended.

Emergency Medical Services Grant Program

Program Description

For grants to emergency medical services providers, provided that the maximum award shall be $20,000 per recipient, and further provided that local match be provided in order to be eligible for state funds.

Total Allocation

$10,000,000.00

Application Launch Date

9/1/2022

Application Close Date

9/30/2022

Award Date

12/1/2022

Eligible Entities

Emergency medical service providers

Program Requirements/Fund Structure

$20,000 maximum award per recipient Local match required

Public Safety Grant Program

Program Description

For grants to public safety officers, provided that the maximum award shall be $20,000 per recipient, and further provided that local match be provided in order to be eligible for state funds.

Total Allocation

$10,000,000.00

Application Launch Date

9/1/2022

Application Close Date

9/30/2022

Award Date

12/1/2022

Eligible Entities

Law enforcement agencies

Program Requirements/Fund Structure

$20,000 maximum award per recipient Local match required

Fire Protection Grant Program

Program Description

For grants to fire protection entities, provided that the maximum award shall be $20,000 per recipient, and further provided that local match be provided in order to be eligible for state funds.

Total Allocation

$10,000,000.00

Application Launch Date

9/1/2022

Application Close Date

9/30/2022

Award Date

12/1/2022

Eligible Entities

Fire protection entities

Program Requirements/Fund Structure

$20,000 maximum award per recipient Local match required

Grants to Local County Law Enforcement & County Prosecutors

Program Description

For grants to local county law enforcement and local county prosecutors in counties with a high percentage of alleged sexual crimes against children

Total Allocation

$1,000,000.00

County Jail Improvement Grants

Program Description

For maintenance and improvements for county jails, provided that any grant awards disbursed from this appropriation shall be matched on a 50/50 basis provided that such funds shall be matched by the recipient or local entity

Total Allocation

$10,000,000.00