Download Your Business Handbook to Corporate and Government Contracting

Download your FREE Ultimate Handbook to Corporate and Government Contracting. This step-by-step, in-depth guide was crafted by experts to help small and diverse businesses like yours become top candidates for corporate and government contracts. Learn how to increase you chances of landing those elusive contracts while you build beneficial partnerships and expand your operations.

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Understand corporate and government contracting

Prep your business to work with corporations

Showcase your capabilities

Leverage supplier diversity programs

Manage your financials

Navigate the contracting process

Execute contracts and manage relationships

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Procurement Portal Directory

Unlock a world of procurement opportunities with our curated list of top-notch procurement portals! From government tenders to private sector opportunities, our extensive list provides a one-stop destination for procurement professionals.



Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.

BNSF Transportation Supplier Instructions

Booz Allen Hamilton, of McLean, Virginia

Burns & McDonnell

CACI Inc., of Chantilly, Virginia

Caddell Construction Co. (DE), LLC

Children’s Mercy Hospital


City of Columbia Vendor Registration

City of Independence Vendor Information/Bids

City of Kansas City, MO

City of Lee’s Summit Vendor Information/Bids

City of Olathe, KS

City of Springfield Bid Notification System Signup

Clay County EDC

Clay County Vendor Registration Instructions

Commerce Bank


Dairy Farmers of America

Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc., of Redlands, California


Federal Agencies

H&R Block


Harley Davidson

Honeywell FM&T

Jackson County Vendor Registration

JE Dunn Construction

Johnson County Community College

Johnson County Vendor Registration

Kansas City Area Transportation Authority

Kansas City Public Schools

Kansas City Southern

KU Medical Center Vendor


Metropolitan Community College

Missouri Buys Vendor Registration

Missouri State University Vendor Registration Form


Norfolk Southern Railway Company

Olathe Public Schools, USD 233




Sedgwick County (KS) Vendor Registration


Turner Construction

U.S. Department of Agriculture

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Unified Government of Wyandotte County

Union Pacific Supplier Registration Form

Universal Construction Company, Inc

University of Central Missouri Vendor Registration

University of Kansas Vendor Registration

University of Missouri Vendor Registration

The Resource Navigator

We’ve filtered our Resource Navigator down to the organizations in the Kansas City
area that are ready to assist you in navigating the procurement process.

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Apex Accelerator - Overland Park, KS

The Johnson County Community College Kansas Procurement Technical Assistance Center provides government procurement services to small businesses in over 17 counties in Kansas, including Johnson, Wyandotte, Douglas and Leavenworth.

Apex Accelerators - Kanas City, MO

The APEX Accelerators program, formerly known as Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP), under management of the Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP), plays a critical role in the Department’s efforts to identify and helps a wide range of businesses enter and participate in the defense supply-chain. The program provides the education and training to ensure that all businesses become capable of participating in federal, state, and local government contracts.

Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City

The Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City was formed in 1998 as a nonprofit organization to enhance the economic opportunities for Asian American businesses through education, networking and advocacy while promoting community engagement and visibility.

Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City

The Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri, is a not-for-profit organization that is the city of KCMO's primary development organization and provides assistance to new and expanding businesses already located in Kansas City, Missouri, or those considering a KC location.

In addition, the EDC administers the city's TIF program, LCRA and Enhanced Enterprise/Zone Works program.

GSA Heartland Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU)

The Heartland Regional Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) serves as the Region 6 liaison and advocate for small businesses in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska. As an advocate for small business owners, it is the mission of the OSDBU to promote increased access to GSA's nationwide procurement opportunities.

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City is dedicated to the creation, advancement, promotion and development of economic opportunities within the Hispanic market and business community.

Hispanic Economic Development Corporation of Greater Kansas City

The Hispanic Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) is dedicated to improving the lives of Latinos within the greater Kansas City. HEDC achieves this through business development and economic and community wealth creation initiatives.

International Trade Council of Greater Kansas City (ITCGKC)

The International Trade Council of Greater Kansas City is a regional nonprofit professional association committed to building a strong and successful international business network in the Kansas City region. To achieve this, ITCGKC connects professionals and global partners in the international business and academic communities, delivers timely international trade education and bridges access to relevant resources.

Kansas City Area Transportation Authority

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority connects people to opportunities through safe, reliable public transportation. KCATA is a bi-state agency charged with serving the transportation and development needs of the Kansas City region.

Kansas Department of Commerce, International Division

Whether you are just starting to explore selling outside of the U.S. or are looking for new markets, the international team at the Kansas Department of Commerce, Export Assistance has the tools and experience to get you to your goals faster and with fewer obstacles.

Kansas Department of Commerce, Office of Minority & Women Business Development

The Kansas Department of Commerce, Office of Minority and Women Business Development promotes business development with a focus on minority-owned and women-owned businesses.

KC BizCare

KCBizCare is a division of the city of Kansas City, Missouri, City Manager's Office. KC BizCare is a free business resource, advocacy and information center for new and existing businesses operating within the city.

Metropolitan Community College - Supplier Diversity

Metropolitan Community College has increased M/WBE opportunities with training, education, mentoring, and networking with an innovative approach.

Miami County Economic Development Department

The Miami County, Kansas Economic Development Department assists businesses in their development and expansion while promoting the region's economic growth.

Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce

The Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce advocates, promotes and facilitates the success of the LGBT business community and their allies through the guiding principles of equality, inclusion, economics and education to create, identify and enhance business opportunities for the LGBT and allied community.

Mid-America Trade Adjustment Assistance Center (TAAC)

The Mid-America Trade Adjustment Assistance Center assists domestic manufacturers negatively impacted by import competition by providing cost share funding to implement improvement projects to make a business more globally competitive.

Missouri Apex Accelerator - Kansas City

Missouri Apex Accelerator - Kansas City assists businesses — including small, disadvantaged and women-owned firms — in obtaining federal, state and local government contracts.

Missouri Department of Economic Development - International Trade and Investment Office

The mission of the Missouri International Trade and Investment Office is to increase the number of Missouri companies exporting and increase the volume of Missouri exports.

Missouri Enterprise, Kansas City and Northwest Missouri

Missouri Enterprise is a dedicated manufacturing expert and your partner to strengthen and grow your company. The organization assists manufacturers with workforce development, technology, lean principles, exporting, quality, food safety and more.

Mountain Plains Minority Supplier Development Council

Mountain Plains Minority Supplier Development Council promotes the growth and development of minority businesses through B-to-B opportunities and government contracts.

The Black MasterMind Group Charitable Foundation

The Black MasterMind Group Charitable Foundation is designed to create strategies to help the Black entrepreneurial community start, stabilize, sustain and scale businesses. It educates, trains, coaches, mentors, develops and provides funding initiatives

The Dwayne Peaslee Technical Training Center

The Dwaune Peaslee Technical Training Center, also known as Peaslee Tech, is located in Lawrence, Kansas, and is the largest provider of apprenticeships in Kansas. Additionally, courses may be taken from affiliated colleges at Peaslee Tech onsite.

The Toolbox: Small Business Resource Center

The Toolbox: Small Business Resource Center is the go-to resource for everything small business in Wyandotte County, Kansas. All services are offered at no cost to local residents and businesses. The Toolbox provides support with planning, registering, funding, operating and growing your business through private one-on-one small business coaching.

U.S. Department of Commerce | International Trade Administration (Kansas City U.S. Export Assistance Center)

The U.S. Commercial Service - Kansas City provides export and trade-related guidance to businesses in western Missouri and eastern Kansas. U.S. Commercial Service helps U.S. businesses export and grow internationally. The U.S. Commercial Service, part of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, offers companies a full range of expertise in international trade. Companies can find assistance locally in more than 100 U.S. Commercial Service offices nationwide and in more than 70 international offices.

Unified Contractors of Kansas City

Assist in providing resources and one-on-one training for identifying opportunity for growth with minorities and women-owned businesses to allow them to be more productive and successful in their respected construction trades.

Women's Business Center of Kansas City

The Women’s Business Center provides training, mentoring, networking opportunities and business consulting to help women start and grow their businesses.

World Trade Center - Kansas City

A World Trade Center - Kansas City connects its regional business community to the people, companies, data and government agencies that make up the fabric of global commerce. World Trade Center is the one-stop-shop for companies seeking assistance with their international trade needs, whether importing or exporting. It assists both experienced and beginner companies through all stages of the international trade process.

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