In March 2012, the Kansas Department of Commerce combined the Business Development and Rural Development divisions to form the new Business and Community Development Division.
This reorganization reflects the Department's emphasis on more focused coordination between the various segments of our organization to maximize our impact on businesses, communities and the Kansas economy. Our objective is to provide our customers the most effective and efficient services possible.
The new Division strives to improve the Kansas economy through the creation and retention of jobs and capital investment, as well as improving the quality of life in our state's communities, particularly in rural areas of Kansas.
The Division’s programs and services are grouped in the following categories: