Our Partners & Resources
Kansas SBDC employees are responsible for being trusted advisors for helping local small business owners succeed with their businesses. These are our partners and resources we use to help these small business owners get all the information and tools they need to succeed.
America’s SBDC represents America’s nationwide network of Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) – the most comprehensive small business assistance network in the United States and its territories.
SBDCs are hosted by leading universities, colleges, state economic development agencies and private partners, and funded in part by the United States Congress through a partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
The SBA assists small businesses with free business counseling, SBA guaranteed business loans, home & business disaster loans, and federal government contracting.
As the state’s lead economic development agency, the Kansas Department of Commerce strives to empower individuals, businesses and communities to achieve prosperity in Kansas.
NetWork Kansas is growing an entrepreneurial environment in Kansas by cultivating resources to start and grow small businesses. We are a statewide network of non-profit business-building resources that help entrepreneurs and small business owners startup and grow successful businesses.
USDA Rural Development is committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in rural America. Through our programs, we help rural Americans in many ways. Together, America Prospers.
The Kansas Center for Business Transition is a free resource to help small business owners plan and execute their business transition, through a joint effort between Johnson County Community College and the Kansas SBDC.
The Capital Access Center (CAC), part of the Kansas Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and funded through the 2020 CARES Act, is a consulting service to small business owners needing Capital (Loans, Lines of Credit, etc).
SBDC Host Institutions
Click here to see all the host institutions within the state of Kansas.