KCSourceLink FAQs

KCSourceLink FAQs

What does KCSourceLink do?

KCSourceLink connects aspiring, emerging and established small businesses to a wide network of business-building resource organizations in the 18-county Kansas City region. KCSourceLink provides small businesses and entrepreneurs with free, easy access to the right resources at the right time.

Is there a fee involved in using KCSourceLink’s services?

No, there is no cost for either the entrepreneurs or the nonprofit organizations that make up our resource network. This ensures you objective, unbiased information about the organizations that can best meet your needs.

Do I have to live in Kansas City to contact you?

No. KCSourceLink serves not only the bi-state Kansas City metro area but also the entire 18-county Kansas City region.

What kinds of services do you offer?

Within the Kansas City region there are many resources to help start a business or to expand an existing business. These services range from business plan and marketing assistance to web site development, small loan programs, how to get contracts with the government or large corporations or make it through various City Hall regulations and zoning issues.

The list is very long, but the following twenty-two categories include all the services:

  • Advocacy & Public Policy
  • Business Planning
  • Financial Resources & Assistance
  • Franchising
  • Freight & Distribution
  • Import & Export Assistance
  • Internship Programs & Services
  • Legal Services
  • Libraries & Research Organizations
  • Management Issues & Training
  • Manufacturing, High Tech & Life Sciences Development
  • Marketing
  • Networking Organizations
  • Nonprofit Development
  • Office, Laboratory & Meeting Space
  • Product Development
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Selling to the Government & Large Corporations
  • Tax Services
  • Technical Assistance
  • Training

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