In this section we have compiled helpful resources and topics of interest for small business owners, communities, and individuals. And, you can contact a SCKEDD professional anytime for personal, professional assistance.


  • Small Business Administration (SBA) Learn more about small business loans available through the SBA. Local SBA loan assistance is available through the SBA Wichita District Office
  • SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. We have been doing this for over fifty years. SCORE is supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and has a network of 11,000+ volunteers who can deliver services at no charge or at very low cost. SCORE provides assistance in growing your business through training, advice, networking, and more.
  • Wichita State University-Small Business Development Center works with small businesses to help them compete and grow in today‚Äôs highly competitive global economy by providing one-on-one business management counseling, education programs and practical information.
  • Network Kansas is devoted to the growth of entrepreneurship and small businesses throughout the state of Kansas.
  • Resource Guide for Small Businesses is a valuable resource for Kansas small business owners. The guide is provided by the Small Business Administration.
  • Kansas Secretary of State Whether you are planning, starting, operating, closing or moving your business, the Kansas Business Center is your one-stop shop. It integrates online services and information from multiple state agencies, including the Kansas Secretary of State, the Kansas Department of Revenue, and the Kansas Department of Labor.
  • MAMTC (Mid-America Manufacturing Technology Center) is a not-for-profit corporation with a simple purpose: to help companies realize never ending growth in the rapidly changing global marketplace. MAMTC is unique versus other resources by offering manufacturing consulting services such as: 1) Innovation Engineering, 2) LEAN Transformation, 3) Safety and Risk Management, 4) Sustainability/Energy Management and 5) Lean Innovation. MAMTC is committed to helping you attain the efficiencies that help your business grow.
  • Advanced Manufacturing Institute at K-State University is dedicated to providing innovative and cost effective product and process development solutions. They offer a full spectrum of capabilities that integrate business and creative insight with design and engineering expertise.
  • Greater Wichita Economic Development Coalition (GWEDC) can assist your small business find a new building to expand your business.
  • Kansas World Trade Center, Inc.