Women’s Business Center
Get your business going and growing!
The New Growth Women’s Business Center advances rural entrepreneurs in all stages of business development and growth. We focus on the power and potential of rural women to employ themselves, provide jobs for others, and build their local economies and communities.
Training and Events
Two new Benton county businesses are the latest to get the startup boost they need from a new nonprofit financing resource in west central Missouri: The START HERE Revolving Loan Fund. Both are prime examples of what the START HERE Revolving Loan Fund is designed to do: Support rural businesses that are ready to get going and growing but are too new, too small, or too credit-challenged for traditional bank loans.
Learn about new relief for small businesses in the American Rescue Plan Act. Mike McWhorter with the Small Business Kansas City district breaks it down for us. Download information and resources here from our March 31, 2021, webinar.
The New Growth Women’s Business Center is a new resource for rural entrepreneurs in all stages of business development and growth. It focuses on the power and potential of women to employ themselves, provide jobs for others, and build their local economies and communities.
New Growth Women’s Business Center headquarters are at The Liston Center, 508 N. Main St., El Dorado Springs, MO, 64744
We also meet up with entrepreneurs at partner sites across our 15 rural Missouri and Kansas counties.
The New Growth Women’s Business Center serves 13 counties in west central Missouri and two in southeastern Kansas.
- Missouri: Barton, Bates, Benton, Camden, Cedar, Dade, Dallas, Henry, Hickory, Morgan, Polk, St. Clair, and Vernon counties.
- Kansas: Bourbon and Crawford counties.