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.


The Toolbox: Small Business Resource Center helps your business succeed. Whether you need help with business planning, need back-office support or need to change up your game to higher-level executive action, The Toolbox has the programs and services you need to make your business rock.


Founded by experienced community members, Toolbox staff has experience in helping entrepreneurs develop success in their business and personal lives right here in Wyandotte County. The organization’s focus is finding areas where your business could be more productive and successful and then helping you develop the path to get it there.


The Toolbox provides free support with planning, registering, funding, operating and growing your business. The Toolbox takes the intimidating checklist of starting and operating a business and distill it down into the essentials through private, free, one-on-one small business coaching.

Services Provided

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • African-American Business (Specialty)
  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City (Specialty)
  • Hispanic Business (Specialty)
  • Kansas Business Issues (Specialty)
  • LGBT Business Issues
  • Missouri Business Issues
  • Native-American Business (Specialty)
  • Small Business Policy
  • Women’s Business Issues

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review (Specialty)
  • Demographic/Census Data (Specialty)
  • Feasibility Studies (Specialty)
  • Forming a Business (Specialty)
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Management Issues

  • Recruiting Assistance

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Financial Assistance for International Trade Shows
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Loan Providers
  • Obtaining Debt Funding
  • Obtaining Equity Funding
  • Obtaining Government Funding
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Tax Credits
  • Technology Grants
  • Venture Capital Equity Providers

Legal Services

  • Forming a Business (Specialty)

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Business Research Resources (Specialty)
  • Demographic/Census Data


  • Advertising/Brochure Design
  • Demographics/Census Data
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Website Development (Specialty)

Networking Organizations

  • Demographically Based
  • Geographically Based
  • Home Based (Specialty)
  • Small Business/General

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Bid Matching and Preparation
  • Obtaining Certification (Specialty)
  • Obtaining Corporate Contracts
  • Subcontracting Opportunities (Specialty)
  • Obtaining Government Contracts (Specialty)

Office, Incubator, Accelerator, Laboratory, Kitchen and Meeting Space

  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space (Specialty)
  • Coworking space (Specialty)
  • Office Equipment and Furniture
  • Office Space

Tax Services

  • State and Federal Tax Training
  • Tax Preparation Assistance
  • Tax Registration

Technical Assistance

  • Website Development


  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Marketing Plan Training

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources (Specialty)
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business (Specialty)
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits (Specialty)
  • Site Location
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Purchasing an Existing Business
  • Valuation


  • One-on-One Counseling (Specialty)
  • Peer Mentoring (Specialty)

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Student Research Projects
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education
Contact Information
Gabe Muñoz
1303 Central Ave
Kansas City, KS 66102