Planning:

 

SBA: 10 Steps to Start your Business

 

Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions, and completing a series of legal activities. This website gives you up-to-date and relevant information to help guide you through the process.
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NetWork Kansas: Steps To Success. A Step-By-Step Guide to Starting a Business

 

A downloadable PDF publication by NetWork Kansas. A comprehensive and systematic handbook providing an overview to starting a company within the State of Kansas.
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America’s SBDC, Kansas: Business Plan Creator tool.

 

Developed by KSBDC and through a co-operative agreement with SBA, this tool is a detailed and highly pragmatic approach to creating a business plan for starting or developing your company.
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NetWork Kansas: Referral Center/Resource Navigator

 

NetWork Kansas is a statewide network of connected non-profit business-building resources that help entrepreneurs and small business owners.
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Funding:

 

North Central Regional Planning Commission

 

The North Central Regional Planning Commission (NCRPC) Business Finance Program is a well-established program whose mission is to successfully increase banks and businesses access and approval of specialized financing programs for projects in North Central Kansas by informing them of funding options, reviewing loan feasibility and providing loan packaging services to start, expand or purchase a business.
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Evaluation:

 

NetWork Kansas:  Economic Gardening Program

 

This program is designed to provide significant sophisticated technical assistance to identified second stage companies that have the intent and capacity to grow their business.
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MAMTC (Mid-America Manufacturing Technology Center)

 

MAMTC specializes in helping Kansas manufacturers achieve success, no matter what challenges they’re facing.  MAMTC provides a full array of manufacturing and business management services to help you increase your profitability and competitiveness.
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SCORE

 

SCORE is the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, with more than 10,000 volunteers in 300 chapters.
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Kansas Department of Commerce

 

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.
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Workforce:

 

KANSASWORKS

 Comprehensive workforce assistance resources.  Everything from training and recruitment and development programs.

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Kansas WorkforceONE

 A regional partner to KANSASWORKS that connects employers to their required workforce.

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Community Resources:

 

Kansas Pride Communities

 

A partnership program administered through K-State Research & Extension:  Kansas PRIDE is dedicated to serving communities across the state to encourage and assist local government and volunteers in making their community a better place to live and work.
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First Impressions Program

 

K-State Research & Extension’s Community Vitality program helps communities assess and develop opportunities and strategies for community improvement.  Through the First Impressions program communities can learn about existing strengths and weaknesses through the eyes of the first-time visitor.
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Real Estate Resources:

 

Kansas Housing Resource Corporation

 

Homebuyer assistance programs including weatherization and first time buyer programs.
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