Corporate Business Systems information on Business Recovery Center
Business Recovery Center
Businesses may register with the SBA at the Business Recovery Center located inside the Joseph Newman Innovation Center adjacent to the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce located at 320 East 4th Street. The Business Recovery Center is staffed by SBA officials as well as the Small Business and Development and Technology Center (SBDTC) at Missouri Southern State University. The SBDTC offers a multitude of resources to businesses. Their counselors are skilled at navigating the processes related to establishing a business. Businesses may also register online with the SBA at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.
The BRC will be open on the days and times indicated below until further notice.
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
9:00 am to 6:00 pm
11:00 am to 8:00 pm
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
JACC Foundation for Business Recovery Fund
Donations to the JACC Foundation for Business Recovery Fund can be made by mailing a check to JACCF, 320 East 4th Street, Joplin, MO 64801 or by clicking below to donate online. Thank you for your support of our Joplin area businesses. The JACC Foundation is a 501 (C) 3 charitable foundation. Contributions to this fund may be tax deductible.
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Have you moved into a new location, please call the Chamber office and let us know. We are keeping a list of all businesses that were damaged in the tornado and their most current contact information.
First Friday of Hope, presented by News Talk KZRG and sponsored by BNI Greater Joplin Business Connections, will be this Friday, June 3rd from 7:30-8:30 am at the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce. Granny Shaffer’s Restaurant will be providing coffee and juice. This is an excellent opportunity for businesses to share resources.
To help provide answers to residents affected from the tornado, the City of Joplin has established the Tornado Assistance Information Line (TAIL).
Residents may call 417.627.2900 between the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm The line will be operated by live operators who can address questions from residents and volunteers about the services needed after the tornado disaster.
A complete list of tornado recovery information can be found on the City of Joplin website. http://www.joplinmo.org/tornadoinfo.cfm
For additional updates, citizens are encouraged to visit