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.
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Central Ozarks Development, Inc.

Central Ozarks Development, Inc. was established in 1983 as a Certified Development Company (CDC). We are a nonprofit corporation. We work with participating lenders to provide financing to small businesses.


Central Ozarks Development, Inc. was established in 1983 as a Certified Development Company (CDC).  We are a nonprofit corporation. 

504 Loan Program

The 504 loan program can be used to purchase real estate and equipment. 

Are you considering purchasing an existing business?Are you considering building a new business?This is the loan program to help you start your own business.

The 504 loan process is similar to other loan programs with a few eligibility requirements:

  • A for-profit business
  • Located in the State of Missouri
  • Less than $15 million of net worth
  • The 504 loan program can be used for fixed assets and equipment

RLF Loan Program

The RLF loan program is an unconventional loan program to assist those borrowers that may have been turned down by a conventional lender.  The RLF provides the "gap" financing to make the deal happen.

Central Ozarks Development, Inc. is here to help you through the loan process.  Call one of our experts today and they will help you gather all the required documentation needed to complete the loan application.

If you are purchasing an existing business either loan program are excellent loan options.  We will need to obtain some additional information from the existing business.

  • Current Income, including Balance Sheets, Profit and Lost Statements
  • Previous two years Federal Income Tax Returns of the Business
  • Proposed Bill of Sale, including the terms and condition of the proposed sale
  • A list of all proposed assets that will be included in the sale such as inventory, machinery, equipment, furniture and fixtures


Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Loan Providers
  • Obtaining Debt Funding
  • Real Estate Finance

Networking Organizations

  • Geographically Based
  • Small Business/General
Primary ContactLinda Conner
Address985 E Hwy 54
PO Box 3553
Camdenton, MO 65020
Phone(573) 346-5692