Providing Help
At Every Scale

At the Economic Development Corporation of KCMO, we focus on growth. Growing human capital, growing business capacity and growing city-wide prosperity.

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Development Application

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Business Development
Business Development

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can assist you with your business needs

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Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City
Programs for People

Helping our citizens achieve financial success through training, resources and opportunities.

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Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City
Tools for Projects

Using a variety of tax incentive tools that enable business to invest in their facilities and expansion efforts.

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Creating City-Wide Prosperity
Creating City-Wide Prosperity

Working at a “city-scale” to tackle challenges that no single company could do alone.

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Shawn Lauby

“It's hard to find areas across the country with so much potential for rail connection. The tracks are already there, it's just a matter of utilizing them.”

Shawn Lauby

Director, Safety & Administration, KC Terminal Railroad.

Anita Moore, Owner & Chef, Soiree Steak & Oyster House

"Small business owners are typically afraid to approach big banks, but the EDC was so easy to work with."

Anita Moore

Owner & Chef, Soiree Steak & Oyster House

Justin Clark, Owner & Chef, Urban Cafe

"LoanUp provided the extra financial push I needed to get over the finish line."

Justin Clark

Owner & Chef, Urban Cafe


Investment from Business
Development Projects in 2020


New Jobs in 2020


Covid-19 Related Grants
and Loans Distributed

Over $253.5M

Invested in
Affordable Housing Projects

Next Events
Thu 21

EDC Board Meeting

October 21 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Kansas City MO 64105
Thu 21


October 21 @ 9:00 am
Kansas City MO 64105
Thu 21

IDA Board Meeting

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Kansas City MO 64105
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