News Release 06/22

April 25, 2022

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IDA announces the 2022 Business Grant Program Awardees


Marceline, MO - The Industrial Development Authority (IDA) of the City of Marceline, Missouri announced today they had a great response to their 2022 Business Grant program. The program was announced on March 1, 2022, and the application period ended on April 2nd.


Marceline businesses could apply for up to $1000.00 to help improve any business. The individual businesses were also required to match the grant amount. The grant needed to either increase sales, services or employment or improve the look or integrity of their building. The application process was open to all businesses with a City Occupational License and were current on their taxes. Any projects less than $2000.00 in total cost will be matched at 50% of the cost. All projects must be completed by November 30, 2022.


“The IDA received seventeen applications for grant assistance from various businesses within Marceline,” said Richard Switzer, Executive Director.  “The grant projects ranged from enhanced or new business services, interior improvements, exterior appearance improvements, such as new signage or exterior awnings."


Applications were scored on growing or enhancing business services, preserving or beautifying buildings, competitive bids and location in the downtown business district. Final scoring was completed to rank the grants, including the order of submission.


The following Marceline businesses were awarded a business grant for 2022:


  • Dream Events Center

  • Marceline Pizza Company

  • Paper Station

  • DTM Investments

  • Daybreak Salon

  • Monarch Title

  • J &J on Main

  • Terry & Graves

  • Lowell Schreiner

  • Prenger’s Grocers



The 2022 Business Grant Program will assist in over $50,300 improvements by business owners. This will add to the over $100,000 of business improvements made in the previous three years of the program.


The Marceline IDA recognizes a vibrant and welcoming Downtown Marceline is essential to the new businesses and residents that will soon be calling Marceline their home.

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Media contact information:

Richard Switzer

Executive Director, Marceline IDA

Phone:  (660) 376-2000