Beef Education Grant

Purpose: The Missouri Beef Industry Council provides funding for local non-profit organizations to conduct beef education events in their communities. 


  • Education Events
  • Educational Dinners Featuring Beef 


The Missouri Beef Industry Council will reimburse 100% of qualified expenses as determined by the MBIC up to $500 per year per organization. Organizations are eligible for a maximum of $500 total for Beef Education Grants per year. 


  • Education Events 
    • Beef education material 
    • Bus transportation 
    • Food expenses 
    • Beef related giveaways (ex. Beef gift cards, beef coupons, etc.) 
  • Educational Dinners Featuring Beef
    • Beef education materials 
    • Speaker/presenter costs if related to beef 
    • Food costs for beef only 

Ineligible Events: 

  • Fundraising (effective March 15th, 2019) 

This grant program is funded by every single cattle farmer/rancher in the state of Missouri through the $1 per head beef checkoff. 

  • Beef grant application must be submitted 30 days prior to event & approved by the MBIC prior to the event/ promotion date to be eligible for reimbursement. 
  • Any modifications to approved application must be confirmed, in writing, by MBIC prior to the event. Any changes not confirmed will not be reimbursed. 
  • In accordance to the laws that govern the beef checkoff, expenses will be REIMBURSED at the end of the beef promotion activities.
  •  MBIC will reimburse beef promotion expenses only after receiving a completed evaluation (see page 3) with corresponding receipts/invoices. Each evaluation must also include evidence of educational materials used. Contact for more information. 

Beef Education Grant Online Application 

Beef Education Grant PDF Application 

Beef Education Grant Post Evaluation Online 
Beef Education Grant Post Evaluation PDF