Johnson County Missouri Economic Development Corporation (JCEDC)

The Johnson County, Missouri, Economic Development Corporation (JCEDC) provides confidential one-on-one business assistance, microloan funds, financing options and incentives for new and existing businesses, small to large, for all Johnson County, Missouri.



JCEDC concentrates its efforts on the economic development of Johnson County, Missouri, including cultivating entrepreneurship and innovation by supporting and developing the entrepreneurial ecosystem. JCEDC is an official co-counseling location of the Missouri Small Business Development Center at State Fair Community College.  


As a co-counseling location, JCEDC provides entrepreneurs and small businesses with leading-edge resources in the following stages: 

  • Conceptual 
  • Startup 
  • Growth 
  • Expansion 
  • Succession  


Confidential, no-cost counseling is available to Johnson County, Missouri, businesses in the following areas: 

  • Business Planning  
  • Business Growth 
  • Marketing 
  • Financial Analysis 
  • Financial Projections 
  • Data and Demographics 
  • Funding Options 
  • Site and Building Selection 



The JCEDC Microloan program is a capital resource for startup and expanding businesses and entrepreneurs within Johnson County, Missouri. This is a direct loan program with loans available from $2,000 to $10,000. The program requires the owner’s equity as part of the project financing. As borrowers repay their loans, including principal and interest, these revolving funds are used to make more loans to other businesses to create more jobs and investment opportunities. 


For more information, please review the Micro Loan Program microloan brochure and microloan application. Or call the JCEDC office at 660-747-0244 to learn more. 

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Obtaining Debt Funding
  • Obtaining Government Funding
  • Loan Providers (Specialty)

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Demographic/Census Data


  • Demographics/Census Data

Economic and Site Development

  • Environmental Compliance
  • Site Location Assistance

Human Resources

  • Retention

Starting a Business

  • Site Location
  • Startup Business Counseling

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
Contact Information
Tracy Brantner
300 N Holden
Ste 301
Warrensburg, MO 64093
(660) 747-0620