Economic Development Alliance

 

Mission Statement: The Economic Development Alliance – Bolivar and Polk County coordinates and facilitates the development of a strong, diversified and competitive economy in the city and county. As a public/private partnership, the EDA focuses on addressing the needs and opportunities of existing businesses, providing assistance to new and expanding businesses, fostering workforce development, supporting an entrepreneurial culture, while advocating for a business-friendly climate in Bolivar.

Click Here to view a PDF of the Economic Development Alliance’s 2020 Annual Report.

Click Here to view a PDF of the Economic Development Alliance’s 2019 Annual Report.

Click Here to read the results from a survey the Economic Development Alliance sent out, in partnership with the Bolivar Area Chamber of Commerce, to gain some information from businesses to see how they have managed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Economic Development Alliance held Zoom calls in March and April to share information about different Financing Options that is available to businesses and non-profits.

To listen or watch the recording of our April 14th Zoom call regarding Financing Options with Grants, click here.

To listen or watch the recording of the March 31st Zoom call regarding Revolving Loan Funds available through the Southwest Missouri Council of Governments, click here.

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Opportunity Zones                Certified Site Video           Education

Main Businesses                   Recreation                        General

Utilities                                    Government                     Transportation
Buildings and Sites
 


Information provided by Bolivar Chamber of Commerce.


For additional information contact: Gail Noggle, Executive Director – Economic Development Alliance – Bolivar and Polk County,  at (417)328-5811 or (417)292-8292 or by email at gnoggle@bolivar.mo.us.