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

Last update: 3/31/2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Business Resources & Updates

We at MOSourceLink created this portal of business resources—and business resources specific to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak—to help you stay informed, safe and sane. 

Use this portal to check on updates on small business assistance, announcements and tips for applying for disaster relief funding, workforce and HR concerns and more. 

What topics do you want to hear more about? How is the outbreak affecting your business? Let us know at

Need business help right now? We’re here for you!

Our hotline is—and will continue to be—open for your business. You can still talk to real people and get relevant resources to help your business in general and throughout the outbreak of the coronavirus. 

Give us a call at 866-870-6500 or tell us what you need at, and our Network Navigators will help you get to the right resources to start, plan, grow and fund your business. Our services are free.


Coronavirus Business Resources

  • Recursos en español

  • Business and Industry Impact

  • Business Survival Strategies

  • >> For Artists

  • >> For Main Street Businesses

  • >> For Manufacturers

  • Crisis Leadership

  • Customer Communications

  • Emergency, Disaster and Continuity Plans

  • Employee Communications

  • Employee Policies and Workforce Concerns

  • Entrepreneur and Corporate Aid

  • Financial Assistance (Loans, Grants)

  • Financial Resources

  • Health and Environmental Safety

  • Legal Issues

  • Managing Remote Teams

  • Missouri Regional Resources

  • Risk Management + Business Management

  • Shop Local Safely

  • State and Federal Policy

  • Tax Relief

  • Templates and Shareables

  • General FAQ

  • And if you're a small business how can we support you?

Know about something we missed? 

We’re here to help your business. What topics do you want to hear more about? How is the outbreak affecting your business? Let us know at

Knowing what your business needs will help us educate statewide leaders and decision-makers on the resources and funding we need to activate now.

Please take this survey

!!! ACTION UPDATE !!! 3/30/2020
Curious about the recently passed CARES Act and what it means for your business? Download the Small Business Owner's Guide to the CARES Act.

SBA funding became available for businesses in Kansas and Missouri on March 21. Call MOSourceLink at 866-870-6500 to get connected with Resource Partners that can help with paperwork. 

The Resource Navigator for COVID-19 Ready Resources

Connect to Resources
These resources can help you navigate COVID-19's impact on your business.

Need help for your business now?
Call our hotline at 866-870-6500 or let us know what you need at