Find Business Funding
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Need funding for your business? Kansas has resources to help you find funding.
Identifying potential sources of investment capital may be an important part of starting and growing your business. The following agencies and organizations may be able to assist you with identifying and securing funding for your business.
Network Kansas is available statewide and enables entrepreneurs and small business owners to connect with 500+ NetWork Kansas partners throughout the state.
Chat live, call or e-mail their staff of trained referral coordinators for free, personal assistance. A real, live person will discuss your query and guide you to the right resource or resources to help. The referral center is staffed Monday – Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm. Call (877) 521-8600 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Kansas Association of Certified Development Companies also provides assistance in obtaining funding for your business project.
The following resources provide more information on sources of funding for new and existing businesses.
General Business Incentive Programs
- Kansas Business Incentives Overview
Overview of finance and workforce development programs, tax incentives, and site location assistance for businesses in Kansas.
- Business and Community Finance Incentives (including local incentives)
Information on the most widely used financial incentives provided by the Kansas Department of Commerce
- Listing of Kansas Business Tax Incentives
Kansas law provides for a variety of tax incentives to the business or individual that include tax credits, exemption from sales tax and property tax abatements and refunds. A brief description is provided of the different Kansas tax incentives with links to more information. (from Kansas Department of Revenue)
- Kansas Angels Tax Credit
This program enables accredited angel investors to qualify for the tax credit, and allows companies to become certified under the guidelines of the program. (from Kansas Department of Commerce)
- Rural Opportunity Zones
Rural Opportunity Zones are 77 Kansas counties that have been authorized to offer one or both of the following financial incentives to new full-time residents: Kansas income tax waivers for up to five years and/or Student loan repayments up to $15,000. (from Kansas Department of Commerce)
- Rural Development Loan Assistance
Summarizes the rural development loan offerings and other types of business assistance offered by the USDA. (from United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) )
- Agricultural grant and cost-share programs
Information on various programs, such as the Organic Cost Share program, coordinated through the Kansas Department of Agriculture.
- Small Business Administration Microloans
The Microloan program provides loans up to $50,000 to help small businesses and certain not-for-profit childcare centers start up and expand. (from the federal Small Business Administration)
- NetWork Kansas
Matching Loan Programs are designed to support private capital by providing matching funds to assist startups and existing businesses that are expanding. A variety of loan programs are offered based on geography, matching loan amounts, and project need.
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