UMKC Innovation Center partners with the university and the community to spark and sustain entrepreneurial efforts within our region and across the country.

KCSourceLink connects KC entrepreneurs to the right resource at the right time.

MOSourceLink connects Missouri entrepreneurs to the right resource at the right time.

Whiteboard2Boardroom connects entrepreneurs and businesses to technologies available for licensing.

Digital Sandbox KC provides early-stage proof-of-concept support for digital products.

Missouri Small Business & Technology Development Center provides technical assistance to startup and existing businesses.

ScaleUP! Kansas City helps businesses with revenues around $200K scale toward their first $1 million.

Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Centers helps local businesses obtain government contracts.

KCInvestED helps investors learn more about investing in KC startups.

SourceLink® helps communities nationwide build vibrant and vital entrepreneurial ecosystems.
UMKC Innovation Center
View Other Classes & Events

DED’s Neighborhood Assistance Program

Tuesday, March 13 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am • Organized By Missouri Department of Economic Development - Central and Southeast Regions
835 S. West End Blvd., Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63703


The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) would like to invite you to learn how two of its assistance programs can benefit your community. The workshops are open to community and nonprofit leaders and will be hosted in Cape Girardeau on March 13, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. and in Trenton on March 20, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.

Each workshop will cover information on DED’s Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) and Youth Opportunity Program (YOP). Program summaries, eligibility, types of projects funded, application cycles and more will be covered. Registration is required. To register, click here.

  • NAP helps nonprofit organizations raise private-sector funds by providing partial state tax credits to businesses that make contributions to approved community improvement projects. For more information, click here.
  • YOP provides tax credits to organizations administering positive youth development or crime prevention projects. For more information, click here.

DED team leads will also be taking short appointments directly following the workshops for those who wish to discuss a specific project. To schedule an appointment, email Kim Baughman at  

March 13 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am Add to my Calendar
Add event to: ICal Outlook Google Calendar
Shawnee Park Center
835 S. West End Blvd.
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63703
Get Directions »