Welcome to the CORE of Missouri

Missouri CORE (Connecting Our Regional Economy) is a nonprofit economic development agency representing 5 mid-Missouri counties: Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Cole and Cooper.

Anchored by the University of Missouri in Columbia and the State Capital in Jefferson City, CORE exemplifies a region of growth, innovation, and cooperation. CORE works hand-in-hand with regional leaders from diverse backgrounds to support economic development ensuring future growth and prosperity in the region.

CORE facilitates the attraction of new businesses, promotes projects that have a region-wide economic impact, and assists communities in the expansion of existing and start-up businesses. Missouri CORE provides the tools to make growth and expansion in the region a reality, Contact Us, to see what we can do for you.