The Kansas City Chapter of SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) is part of a national nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of the nation’s small business.
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.
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the U.S. Commerce Department's International Trade Administration (ITA) have formed a new public-private partnership focused on leveraging best practices in entrepreneurial leadership to advance economic growth around the world.
The University of Missouri Extension's Business Development Program exists to help Missouri's entrepreneurs succeed in private enterprise and to promote the economic development of the state of Missouri. It performs this vital service through a network of business counselors located throughout the state.
Missouri Small Business & Technology Development Center (MO SBTDC) are part of a statewide network of business experts uniquely qualified to help small business develop and thrive. Every MO SBTDC location provides Missouri small businesses convenient access to this network.