As you consider starting or growing your business, you want to be sure you’ve got all of the information available to make your best decisions. The Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) offers business resources and assistances to individuals seeking information on loans and other types of funding offered by the State of Missouri. Please remember to regularly check OEO’s website to receive up-to-date business resources and assistance that may be beneficial to the overall growth of your business. As soon as we receive information, it is posted here on our website. Please take a moment to become familiar with each of the following headers. Clicking the various links below will introduce you to specific business resources that could be beneficial to your business.  This will help you gain an understanding of the various types of opportunities offered within the State of Missouri:

Financial Resources

  • State Small Business Credit Initiative
  • Missouri Housing Development Commission (MHDC)
  • MOSourceLink

Technical Assistance

  • The Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (MO PTAC)
  • Missouri Economic Research and Information Center
  • The University of Missouri Extension

Professional Development

  • State of Missouri Talent Development

Other Resources

  • Workplace Safety/Health Consultation
  • Import
  • Export
  • E-Commerce
  • Employee Concerns
  • Environmental Compliance

 Veterans in Business

  • BIG Missouri Linked Deposit Program for veterans
  • Veteran Owned Businesses
  • Center for Veterans Enterprise
  • Office of Veterans Business Development
  • Patriot Express loans
  • Small Business Development Centers
Certified Service Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (SDVE)