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    Small Business Big Voice

    Let us know what your small business needs.

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    Have your say on the digital divide in KCMO. Text “Connected” for English or “Conectado” for Spanish to 816-693-6749.

  • Financial Assistance
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    Financial Assistance
    for Your Business
    Financial Assistance
    for Your Business

    New loan and grant programs are posted regularly.

    If you don't see something for you and your business, check back soon!

Starting a business?

KC BizCare can help!

Learn about what steps you'll need to take to get your business off the ground.

Read the Start a Business Guide

Get Your Customized Startup Checklist

Need help getting a PPP loan?

Get assistance preparing a PPP loan application with the help of KC BizCare and their partners, the Heartland Black Chamber of Commerce and the KC Prospect Business Association.

Learn more about PPP Prep

Information and Resources

Business Registration

Learn about the Business Registration and Licensing Process.

Grants & Loans

Your business may qualify for financial assistance through federal, state, and local programs.

Foreign Entity Business Licensing

Information for businesses formed outside Missouri


Learn about becoming a Vendor to KCMO and where to find out about upcoming bidding opportunities.

Public Art

A general guide for artists and creatives interested in the City’s 1% Public Art projects.


Learn about tax requirements for businesses operating in Kansas City

Employee Support

Make sure you are prepared to assist your employees in the event of a layoff or loss of hours.

Business Continuity

Prepare your business to manage the impact of an extended shutdown or loss of revenue.

Community Resources

Our community is coming together to help their neighbors. We have an updated list of community resources.

Small Business
Big Voice

Join a listening tour session with a city council member, or take the survey online right now.

Join a Listening Session

Updates from KC BizCare

Local Call for Artists Issued for KCMO’s Largest Public Infrastructure Project

More opportunities for local artists at KCI’s new terminal through One Percent for Art

Updated COVID-19 Guidelines for Businesses in KCMO

Mayor Lucas today announced updated COVID-19 guidelines for Kansas City, effective February 19 at 10 p.m.

Verizon and LISC Grants
$10,000 Grants for Small Businesses by Verizon and LISC

The application period is now open for $10,000 small business grants funded by Verizon. Applications must be submitted by Tuesday, February 9th at 11:59PM ET.