News Release 03/22

February 17, 2022

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Marceline IDA 2022 Business Improvement Grant Program


Marceline, MO - The Industrial Development Authority of the City of Marceline, Missouri announced they would be providing a 50/50 matching grant program to Marceline businesses to make improvements again this year. Richard Switzer, Executive Director of the IDA announced the grant would be eligible to all commercial businesses in Marceline and all commercial building owners. Switzer said the total grant money available for this Business Grant Program would be $10,000.00 in the 2022 grant cycle.


The IDA Business Improvement Grant Program will open on March 1, 2022 and applications may be made through April 2, 2022. The Guidelines / Application is available online HERE.  This document can be saved, completed and printed at the applicant's convenience.  Hard copies are also available at City Hall or at the Downtown Marceline Office at 209 N. Main Street USA.


The grant amount will equal up to 50% of the cost of eligible improvements, up to a maximum of $1,000. For example, if a total project cost is $1,200, IDA’s reimbursed grant is $600 and the business will provide $600 of their funds. If a total project cost is $2,200, IDA's grant is $1,000 and the business will be responsible for $1,200.


A ranking points system will be used with first time recipients, brick and mortar, location, time in business and other factors being considered before grant approval. Also the use of local contractors and buying materials locally will be taken into consideration.


Applications must be mailed to Marceline IDA, c/o Marceline IDA Grant Committee, P.O. Box 332, Marceline, MO 64658 prior to April 2, 2021. Applications must be postmarked on / after March 1, 2022 in ordered to be considered.  All applications received will be considered at the next regularly scheduled IDA meeting on the third Wednesday of each month.


The Guidelines and Application Form can be found at the following link:


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Media contact information:

Richard Switzer

Executive Director, Marceline IDA

Phone:  (660) 376-2000