St. Charles County Economic Development Center:
After more than a decade of successful service, the Economic Development Center of St. Charles County has earned the reputation as “the business growth experts.” Whether you are a new business looking to get off the ground or a larger, established firm looking to finance millions in growth and expansion, the EDC is ready to show you and your organization why St. Charles County Missouri is a great place to grow your business and your life.
Missouri Economic Development Center:
The Department of Economic Development will achieve its vision by stimulating and supporting economic security, opportunity, growth and a high quality of life in Missouri communities. The Department of Economic Development administers a wide array of programs designed to enhance Missouri’s economy in the 21st Century.
Missouri Economic Research and Information
LocationOne Information System (LOIS)
LOIS is an on-line searchable economic development database that provides detailed information on buildings, sites and locations for businesses looking to expand. Over 6,000 communities and over 10,000 available properties throughout a 12-state area are represented in LOIS.
Small Business Administration:
The mission of the Small Business Administration is to maintain and strengthen the nation’s economy by aiding, counseling, assisting and protecting the interests of small businesses and by helping families and businesses recover from national disasters.
Missouri Business Resource Center:
In an ever-changing business world, call on the University of Missouri Extension’s business development programs to ensure that your business remains competitive and prosperous.
Missouri Career Center: Great Hires
No cost access to Missouri’s largest hiring pool.
SCORE: Counselor’s to America’s Small Business
St. Louis, Missouri Chapter of SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) is part of a national non-profit association dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of the nation’s small business. Contact St. Louis SCORE to get face-to-face counseling & advice. Or, tap into SCORE’s national network of virtual volunteers and ask for small business advice online 24/7. Either way, counseling is free & confidential.
St. Charles City-County Library District: Spencer Road Branch
Personalized business and public management services are available at the Spencer Road Library. Whether you are researching an existing business, starting a new business, or revitalizing your old one, the Business/Public Management Information Resource Manager will assist you with all of your business needs and help find the answers you need. The Library offers services on developing a business plan, financing, franchising, and business strategies. For personal assistance, make an appointment with the Business/Public Management Information Resource Manager.