An organization that lends a helping hand to rural entrepreneurs has received two grants totaling $19,000.
The Missouri Rural Enterprise and Innovation Center was awarded two Rural Business Enterprise Grants from the United States Department of Agriculture. The grants promote the development of small and emerging businesses in rural areas.
The funds will be used to purchase laptop computers and software to provide training to rural entrepreneurs.
â??These tools will allow us to do is to provide more and better training for entrepreneurs, which will have a direct impact on jobs, on our tax base and on the prosperity of business employers and the employees as well,â?? said Director Dan Hamlet.
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