Kaysinger Basin Regional Planning Commission, located in West Central Missouri, serves Bates, Benton, Cedar, Henry, Hickory, St Clair, and Vernon counties. As a planning organization, we aid our communities in transportation planning, hazard mitigation planning, economic & community development, grant writing & administration, and so much more! We connect our communities to opportunities because vibrant, thriving communities lead to better-lived lives for all of our citizens.

Projects and Programs

Projects and Programs

Kaysinger is engaged in all kinds of projects and programs that benefit the seven counties we serve.

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Economic Development

Economic Development

Kaysinger is an Economic Development District that works to create an environment that encourages economic growth by supporting our region's businesses and industries, strengthening our communities, developing a talented and skilled workforce, and maintaining a high quality of life.

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Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities

Working on a project and need some extra funding? Kaysinger assists member cities and counties in its seven-county region with applications for grants. Explore the available opportunities here.

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Department of Natural Resources Opens Solicitation for Community Water Infrastructure Grants through State ARPA Funding

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, MAY 16, 2022 – The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is offering competitive water infrastructure grants for communities to complete drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure projects as well as lead service line inventories. These grant opportunities are made available through American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) State Fiscal Recovery Funds. The notice […]

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Recycling Initiative Grant Applications Now Available

Recycling Initiative Grant Applications are now available through the Quad-Lakes Solid Waste Management District (QLSWMD). These grants assist with the start-up and/or enhancement of recycling activities and/or education. Local governments, businesses, industries, schools, and/or individuals within the QLSWMD six-county area are invited to submit an application for these funds. The counties included in the QLSWMD […]

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USDA Launches Resource Guide to Help Rural Communities Seeking Disaster Resiliency and Recovery Assistance

USDA Launches Resource Guide to Help Rural Communities Seeking Disaster Resiliency and Recovery Assistance WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2021 – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Justin Maxson today unveiled a resource guide as part of National Preparedness Month to help rural communities seeking disaster resiliency and recovery assistance.      […]

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Heartland Economic Development Course Provides Intensive Professional Development

April 27, 2021 Benton County Economic Development Director, Jo Ann Lane, Vernon County Economic Development Director, Ben Vickers, and Cedar County Economic Development Director, Nick Allison, all of Kaysinger Basin Regional Planning Commission were three of 170 economic development professionals to attend the Heartland Economic Development Course (HEDC) in April.  Heartland attendees receive fundamental economic […]

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Kaysinger Basin Regional Planning Commision Receives National Association of Development Organizations 2020 Impact Award

Kaysinger Basin Regional Planning Commission Receives National Association of Development Organizations 2020 Impact Award November 3, 2020 WASHINGTON, DC – Kaysinger Basin Regional Planning Commission based in Clinton, Missouri has received a 2020 Aliceann Wohlbruck Impact Award from the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) for the Innovative Regional Collaboration Developed through the SET VI […]

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Osceola Completes Livable Streets Plan

Osceola Livable Streets Plan-A Plan for Connecting All Users of Osceola Streets to Everyday Destinations The City of Osceola just completed a Livable Streets and Complete Streets Plan and is requesting public comment from October 7, 2020, through October 12, 2020. Funded through an MPAN grant, the Osceola Livable Streets Plan lays out a clear […]

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NAP Tax Credits Available for Purchase

Reduce your tax liability while benefiting local communities. NAP tax credits work as an incentive to encourage business and with individuals with business income, including property rental income, to contribute to neighborhood charities and projects. Under the Missouri NAP program, any corporation or individual with business or royalty income in the state of Missouri is […]

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