Pottawatomie County Economic Development Corporation encourages local businesses and industries to expand and new businesses and industries to locate in Pottawatomie County, Kansas, by implementing a comprehensive program of economic development.
Kansas Department of Commerce is one of the leaders in business development support. They have many programs, including tax incentives, grants and loans, trade show participation mini-grants, workforce training, and marketing assistance.
The USDA has a number helpful business programs; all of them are wonderfully adorned with acronyms, such as IRP, RBEG, REDL, REDG, etc. REDL or commonly termed "RedLeg" is one of private businesses' favorites, for it features a 0% interest (up to a 3%) loan program.
The Washburn Small Business Development Center is a great resource for those just starting a business.
The Service Corps of Retired Executives is an outreach program for small business owners. Score offers email counseling, mentorship and workshops.
The Small Business Administration offers a lot of advice concerning business growth and expansion. The best info is listed the categories starting your business, financing your business and expanding your business.