Government-Sponsored and Other Programs

Region Organization Phone Number Information
Kansas City Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City (816) 221-0636 Focus on loans less than $500,000
Must be within city limits of KC, MO
St. Louis EDC Business and Community Partners (636) 229-5277 Regional Growth Capital
Saint Louis Private Fund
Kansas City Kansas City Women's Business Center (913) 492-5922
Kansas City Midwest Small Business Finance (816) 468-4989 Assistance with:
Evolving loan fund
RRLF (rural)
ILP (fixed asset)
Statewide Missouri Department of Economic Development (573) 751-4962 Action Fund Loan
Small Business Loan Program
Various requirements depending on program
St. Louis St. Louis Community Foundation (314) 588-8200 Two funds available, focused on:
Small businesses and their employees
Application available on their website
St. Louis STL Partnership (314) 615-7666 Various programs including:
Regional Growth Capital
Specialty loans
Micro loans
Kansas City AltCap (816) 216-1851 Small business loans
Micro loans
Kansas City LISC Greater Kansas City (816) 788-6993 Small business loans
Micro loans
Short-term financing
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