Global Entrepreneurship Week is a massive campaign to celebrate and empower entrepreneurs in every country and community around the world – especially those individuals who face structural barriers or may have never considered the idea of launching their own startup.
The Show Me Strong Recovery Task Force is developing recommendations on ways to support small businesses.
New loan and grant programs are posted regularly.
If you don't see something for you and your business, check back soon!
Let us know what your small business needs.
Have your say on the digital divide in KCMO. Text “Connected” for English or “Conectado” for Spanish to 816-693-6749.
Compete for cash prizes by submitting a video to see how your best business pitch stacks up to others in the Kansas City metro area.
Learn about what steps you'll need to take to get your business off the ground.
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 about the Business Registration and Licensing Process.
Your business may qualify for financial assistance through federal, state, and local programs.
Information for businesses formed outside Missouri
Learn about becoming a Vendor to KCMO and where to find out about upcoming bidding opportunities.
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
Make sure you are prepared to assist your employees in the event of a layoff or loss of hours.
Prepare your business to manage the impact of an extended shutdown or loss of revenue.
Our community is coming together to help their neighbors. We have an updated list of community resources.
In May 2020, during the second round of PPP deployment, our office, along with local minority chambers and business associations, issued a survey to local small and minority businesses in Kansas City on the impact of COVID-19 and access to capital.
The AltCap Your Biz: Pitch Competition propels go-getters in the Kansas City Metro to take the next step in executing their vision. Entrepreneurs compete for cash prizes by submitting a video to see how their best business pitch stacks up to others in the Kansas City metro area.