The H&R Block Business & Career Center is ready to help you start your new business! We have books and electronic resources that will help you write a business plan, enhance your marketing, develop your staff, and network with local agencies and organizations that support entrepreneurship.

KC SourceLink: Network and grow your business

The single best agency for entrepreneurs in Kansas City is KC SourceLink. KC SourceLink supports a network of more than 200 nonprofit resource organizations that provide services for small businesses. KC SourceLink links these organizations to one another and to new and established small businesses in Kansas City.

SourceLink’s Resource Navigator is a great tool to connect with a organization that will meet your current business needs. The Resource Navigator organizes hundreds of agencies into key topics, such as business planning, financing, marketing, training, and research.

Kauffman Foundation programs and services

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation has supported entrepreneurship in Kansas City with programs and services for decades. Here are a few of their leading programs.

Other agencies and services for entrepreneurs

In addition to KC SourceLink and the Kauffman Foundation, Kansas City is lucky to have dozens of other agencies that offer services for entrepreneurs, many of which are free. There are organizations that offer

  • Free walk-in business advising
  • Free assistance working with City government
  • Coworking, office, and/or incubator services
  • Educational opportunities
  • Networking opportunities, including chambers of commerce
  • Funding opportunities

For additional information, contact an H&R Block Business & Career Center librarian by phone, 816.701.3717, or by e-mail.