Business Resources

Access to Capital

Funding Your Business

Seeking funding for your business? You’ve come to the right place. Innovate Kansas has compiled a list of valuable resources to provide you with access to capital opportunities.

Angel Investors

After you’ve established a strong business strategy, explore the directories of angel investors:
Mid-America Angels
Angel Funding & Venture Capital – Kansas City

Already an Angel Investor? See if you qualify for a Tax Credit:
Learn about the Kansas Angels Tax Credit

Financial Institutions, Bank Lenders, and Loans

Contact your local bank to learn about enterprise services and small business loans.

For early-stage businesses:
NetWork Kansas – Startup Kansas Loan Funds
NetWork Kansas – ROZ Business Accelerator Pilot Program

Venture Capital

The Department of Commerce has comprised a directory of venture capital businesses in Kansas and surrounding areas. Venture capital companies are an integral factor in providing critical private investment capital to high potential early-stage companies.
Venture Capital Companies

Additional resources:
NetWork Kansas – Capital Multiplier Venture Fund

Foundations

The Kansas Association of Community Foundations (KACF) is a trusted community catalysts that offer in-depth knowledge of local issues and funding resources to help preserve the health and well-being of Kansas and its residents. Annually, KACFmembers contribute millions of dollars to their local communities through grants and scholarships.
Directory of Community Foundations in Kansas

Online Community Fundraising

The NetWork Kansas E-Community is a partnership that allows a town, a cluster of towns, or an entire county to raise money for local entrepreneurs through donations from individuals or businesses within the community.
NetWork Kansas – E-Community for Entrepreneurs

Grant Resources

Federal funding such as grants can really help both new entrepreneurs and experience business owners. Grants can often be used to fund new initiatives or finance new projects. Check out these resources for grant opportunities.

Kansas Grant Watch
Kansas Government Grants
Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
Federal Grant Search
Kansas Department of Health and Environment Grants
National Endowment for the Humanities
USDA Rural Development – Business & Cooperative Assistance
North Central Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE)
Kauffman Foundation Grants

 
 

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