Beef Promotion Grant


The Missouri Beef Industry Council provides funding for local non-profit organizations to promote beef in their communities. 

Promotion Grant Categories: 

• Special Event Advertising

• Retail Promotions 

• Billboards/Trailer Wraps/Permanent Signs 

Eligible Grant Funding: 

The Missouri Beef Industry Council will reimburse qualified expenses as determined by the MBIC and outlined below up to $500 per year per organization. 

Qualifying Reimbursement Expenses: 

Special Event Advertising 

o May is Beef Month 

o Heart Month o Grilling season

 o Holiday season 

 This includes print, radio, television, social, and digital advertising 

Must include MBIC or BIWFD logo.

Retail Promotions 

o Beef cooking demonstration 

o In store beef sample o In store beef display 

o Contest giveaways

    ▪ Ex. Gift card, beef coupons, grilling set, etc. 

Billboards/Trailer Wraps/Permanent Signs 

o Design must be approved PRIOR to print 

o Must include MBIC or BIWFD logo 

Ineligible Events: 

o Fundraising (effective March 15th, 2019) 

o BBQ Competitions (effective July 16th, 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 promotion materials used and of sponsorship of the event. Contact for more information. Evaluation forms must be completed and sent to by September 1, 2020.

Beef Promotion Grant Online Application 
Beef Promotion Grant PDF Application 

Beef Promotion Grant Post Evaluation Online 
Beef Promotion Grant Post Evaluation PDF