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

Brookfield Industrial Development Authority

The mission of the Industrial Development Authority is to increase job opportunities, stimulate economic growth through the retention and expansion of existing businesses, the attraction of new industry and community development.


The Brookfield Industrial Development Authority (BIDA) was organized in 1979, for the purpose of forming and constituting a public corporation under Chapter 349 of the Revised Statues of Missouri (the “Industrial Development Corporations Act).  The purposes for which this corporation exists are to develop, advance, encourage and promote commercial, industrial, agricultural and manufacturing facilities in the City of Brookfield, Missouri.  The Brookfield Industrial Development Authority is the primary economic development organization in the Brookfield community, while working hand in hand with the Brookfield Area Growth Partnership, to achieve many community development goals. 


Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Purchasing an Existing Business

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Forecast
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Lease Review
  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Tax Credits

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Financial Assistance for International Trade Shows
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Loan Providers
  • Obtaining Debt Funding
  • Obtaining Equity Funding
  • Obtaining Government Funding
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Tax Credits
  • Technology Grants

Human Resources

  • Employee Development, Hiring and Policies
  • Retention
  • Workforce Incentives

Import and Export Assistance

  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Networking/Exploring Exporting
  • Trade Education and Training

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City
Primary ContactBecky Cleveland
Addresss207 N. Main St.
Brookfield, MO 64628
Phone(660) 258-7278