Financial Help for Your Business

You're facing challenging times. We're here to help.

We know that businesses like yours are the backbone of the communities you serve. That's why we're connecting you with resources to help you pay expenses so you can stay focused on what matters most – your business, employees and loved ones.

Scam Awareness

Be aware of scams that involve criminals posing as Ameren representatives and demanding immediate payment or personal information.


You can make a payment toward the Ameren account of a friend, loved one, neighbor, or even a local business through our Gift of Energy program.


Energy Assistance 

Other Assistance


Energy Assistance

Other Assistance



Resources and Other Information


Economic Injury Disaster Loan

The U.S. Small Business Administration provides low-interest federal disaster loans that can help you pay utilities, payroll, accounts payable and other expenses.

This program began accepting new applications on June 15.

Paycheck Protection Program

For businesses that meet the SBA's size standards, the CARES Act's Paycheck Protection Program is a loan that helps you pay utilities, payroll and other expenses.

This program resumed accepting applications on July 6. The deadline to apply is August 8, 2020.

State Resources

Contact your state's economic development organization for assistance and to learn about state-specific resources.

Illinois DCEO

Missouri DED

To learn about the other ways Ameren is serving you and your community during these challenging times, view our COVID-19 Updates.

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