Beef Education Grant

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


PROMOTION GRANT CATEGORIES: 

  • Education Events
  • Educational Dinners Featuring Beef 


ELIGIBLE GRANT FUNDING: 

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. 


QUALIFYING REIMBURSEMENT EXPENSES: 

  • 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 barb@mobeef.com 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