If you're ready to take your Kansas business to the next level, or you're part of a community looking at a redevelopment or revitalization project, our Business and Community Development Assistance programs can help. Business and Community Development Assistance staff can assist clients in identifying programs and incentives for business expansion, meeting licensing requirements and assessing the strengths and weaknesses of a local community.
Click here to view the Business Development Resource Directory.

Meet Our Team

Regional Project Managers based throughout the state are available to ensure your business or community is prepared to achieve its goals. Managers will assist in identifying incentives and assistance available to help grow your business; can provide training, strategic planning facilitation and identification of community development assistance programs; and will serve as liaisons to other state and federal agencies.

View a map and contact information for the Regional Project Manager in your area.

Community Development

Department of Commerce staff can help rural communities seek assistance in developing community driven strategic plans to attract businesses, workers and investment.

Learn more about Community Development.

Minority & Women's Business Development

The Office of Minority and Women Business Development promotes business development with a focus on minority- and women-owned businesses. Information and referrals are provided in the areas of procurement, contracting and subcontracting, financing and business management. The office also partners with other business advocates to sponsor business education workshops and seminars.

Read more about minority and women's business development.

Creative Arts Commission

The Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission (CAIC) is focused on the creative industries sector of the Kansas economy. The Commission is dedicated to measuring, promoting, supporting and expanding the creative industries to grow the state's economy and create creative industry-related jobs.

Learn more about the Creative Arts Commission.