Grants, Foundations, and Funding Web Resources
Federal, state and local governments offer a wide range of financing programs to help small businesses start and grow their operations. These programs include low-interest loans, venture capital, and scientific and economic development grants.
Online version of the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance which provides access to a database of all federal programs available to state and local governments.
The Center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. grantmakers and their grants; issues a wide variety of print, electronic, and online information resources; conducts and publishes research on trends in foundation growth, giving, and practice; and offers an array of free and affordable educational programs.
Grants.gov is your source to find and apply for federal government grants.
GuideStar gathers and publicizes information about nonprofit organizations.
KCSourceLink helps you find the funds to finance your business—from loans to grants to small business tax incentives.
The Mid-America Regional Council, commonly referred to as MARC, serves as the association of city and county governments and the metropolitan planning organization for the bistate Kansas City region. MARC seeks to build a stronger regional community through cooperation, leadership and planning. Through MARC's leadership, area jurisdictions and diverse community interests sit down together to address the region's problems and identify the opportunities for cooperative solutions.
The Hawthorn Institute provides the online version of the Missouri Catalog of State Assistance Programs
This section of the SBA website shows a number of guaranteed loan programs to assist small businesses.