Small Business Grant

In order to encourage continued growth, the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, KS Economic Development Department is implement the UG Small Business Grant. The Grant Program targets areas with businesses located in certain corridors, such as downtown corridor and older urban areas of Kanas City, KS.

The goal is to administer the grant to qualified applicants that own an existing small business- twenty-five (25) or fewer employees, that are primed for expansions and moving to the next level in business and job growth.

The strategy is to promote small business activity for the target areas through a one-time reimbursable grant to applicants. The UG will provide grants of $1,000 to $10,000 to applicants in need of one or more of the grant types. The award amount will be based on need and the qualified matching investment.

Grants can be used for cost related to expansion, purchase or lease

          a.)  Renovation costs (sheetrock, flooring, painting, etc.)
          b.)  Facade and minor roof repairs (painting, sealing, etc.)
          c.)  Inventory costs (other than office supplies, etc.)
          d.)  Equipment cost (miscellaneous equipment, etc.)
          e.)  Marketing (webpage, signage, etc.)

Please read full details in UG Small Business Grant