Business Resources

KC Source Link: Your guide to entrepreneurship in the Kansas City Area

KC Source Link >>

SBDC Business Counseling and Training: provides professional business analysis, confidential business consultations, and business education seminars in conjunction with HREDC, and MU Extension

SBDC Business Counseling and Training >>

Missouri Works Training Programs: funding assistance when companies need to upgrade worker skills

Missouri Works Training Programs >>

Missouri Department of Economic Development: state and local incentives for new/expansion opportunities

Missouri Department of Economic Development >>

MO Export Portal: international trade assistance, educates companies in the export process, assists in identifying buyers in foreign countries, and provides funding to businesses to assist them in export marketing

Missouri Export Portal >>

Workforce Development Programs/Career Centers

Workforce Development Programs >>

SBA Guaranteed Loan Programs

SBA Guaranteed Loan Programs >>

USDA Rural Development Services & Guaranteed Loan Programs

USDA Rural Development >>

Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance: assists businesses in obtaining federal, state and local government contracts

Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance >>

University of Missouri Extension: Business and Workforce assistance

MU Extension >>

SCORE: volunteer business mentors


Missouri First: The Missouri Linked Deposit Program for Small Business provides low-interest loans to enable growth for Missouri’s small businesses.

Missouri Treasurer’s Office >>

Missouri Secretary of State Office

Secretary of State >>

MO Business Portal: single point of entry for business registration, filings, licenses, and permits for doing business in the State of Missouri

MO Business Portal >>

Missouri Technology Corporation: funding to invest in early-stage, high growth tech companies

Missouri Technology Corporation >>

Missouri Enterprise: provides effective manufacturing, engineering and business optimization services affordably, in a timely manner and with a strong positive return on investment

Missouri Enterprise >>