At SCKEDD we believe our role is to enhance and improve the economic vitality, community infrastructure, and housing quality within the region we serve in Kansas. 

We carry out our mission by providing business loans, grants for communities, grants for housing renovation, grants for weatherization, and working with donors to support our mission.

Business Loans

SCKEDD offers favorable loan programs designed to meet the unique funding needs of entrepreneurs and emerging companies.  Working together with local financial institutions, banks, and other peer organizations, SCKEDD’s lending experts are focused on providing crucial startup capital for new innovative companies and financing established companies located in south central Kansas. 

Community Grants

SCKEDD's knowledgeable grants writing and administration team works with local communities to attain important grants to improve the quality of life, attract new businesses, accelerate job growth, and encourage new private development. 


Neighborhood Revitalization

SCKEDD’s housing specialists partner with communities to renovate existing available housing to attract new residents, a skilled workforce, private investment, and economic growth.  


SCKEDD's highly successful weatherization program helps eligible low-income households improve their residential energy efficiency and increase their energy savings. The weatherization program is serving eligible low-income households located in 41 southern Kansas counties. 

Donate Now

SCKEDD's highly successful programs are made possible by donations from individuals and businesses like yours. Your donation will fuel new entrepreneurial opportunities to improve the quality of life for many low-income households and advance creative pathways to prosperity throughout south-central Kansas.


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Hutchinson office

530 E. 30th Ave

Hutchinson, KS 67502

Phone: 620-259-6544
Fax: 620-508-2042

Wichita office

9730 E. 50th Street N

Bel Aire, KS 67226

Phone: 316-262-7035
Fax: 316-262-7062

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This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at

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