UMKC Innovation Center partners with the university and the community to spark and sustain entrepreneurial efforts within our region and across the country.

KCSourceLink connects KC entrepreneurs to the right resource at the right time.

MOSourceLink connects Missouri entrepreneurs to the right resource at the right time.

Whiteboard2Boardroom connects entrepreneurs and businesses to technologies available for licensing.

Digital Sandbox KC provides early-stage proof-of-concept support for digital products.

Missouri Small Business & Technology Development Center provides technical assistance to startup and existing businesses.

ScaleUP! Kansas City helps businesses with revenues around $200K scale toward their first $1 million.

Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Centers helps local businesses obtain government contracts.

KCInvestED helps investors learn more about investing in KC startups.

SourceLink® helps communities nationwide build vibrant and vital entrepreneurial ecosystems.
UMKC Innovation Center
UMKC Innovation Center

Full Employment Council, Inc.

The FEC is a business-led private non-profit corporation whose mission is to obtain public and private sector employment for the unemployed and the underemployed residents of the Greater Kansas City area. FEC accomplishes this goal by working in collaboration with businesses, local units of government, educational institutions, labor and community-based organizations. This partnership responds to employer needs while reducing unemployment, underemployment and the public dependency of area residents.


The Full Employment Council, Inc., offers services tailored to the needs of employers. From recruitment and pre-screening of applicants to on-the-job training design and financing, FEC can assist organizations with hiring and training needs free of charge. In addition, many FEC services offer incentives and tax credits to participating companies. FEC also provides services for job seekers, the unemployed and underemployed. The agency works to match job seekers with the career that interests them and assist them in receiving the training and support necessary to retaining them in employment. FEC is a business-led, private non-profit corporation that serves the Greater Kansas City area.


Human Resources

  • Employee Development, Hiring and Policies
  • Retention
  • Workforce Incentives

Management Issues

  • Human Resources
Primary ContactClyde McQueen
Address1740 Paseo

Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone(816) 471-2330
Fax(816) 471-0132