United State Bank
Peoples Bank of Wyaconda
Bank of Monticello
We partner with these institutions to develop business and industry. These financial institutions are able to provide a full range of banking services as well as commercial and personal loan products. All of the banks within Lewis County work in conjunction with the Lewis County Industrial Development Authority to provide financial support to both new and pre-existing commercial developments within Lewis County.
The Lewis County Industrial Development Authority provides financial assistance to County businesses and industry. This financial assistance is administered thru a loan guarantee with the lending institution for qualified applicants, providing for the expansion of existing businesses, and to attract new businesses with an emphasis on employment. Applications are available by contacting the IDA office in Monticello or by downloading from the link listed below.
USDA Rural Development Community and Business Loan and Grant Programs - The mission of USDA Rural Development is to enhance the economic opportunity and improve the quality of life in rural America by providing funding to housing programs, community programs, business programs, utility programs, and cooperative programs. An overview of the USDA Rural Development programs can be viewed at www.rd.usda.gov/mo. You may also contact the Service Center Office of the USDA by calling (573) 985-7211.
Missouri Rural Electric Cooperative Economic Programs - The Missouri REC provides a number of services, such as low interest loans, for those interested in purchasing rural utilities. For more information on these programs call Lewis County Rural Electric Cooperative office at 1-888-454-4485.
Town and Country Bank of Missouri
Canton State Bank
Town and Country Bank Midwest
P. O. Box 85
108 North Jackson Street
Monticello, MO 63457
Small Business Administration - For information on how to set up and write a business plan, visit the Small Business Administration's website at: www.sba.gov/smallbusinessplanner/plan/index.html