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

Green Hills Regional Planning Commission

The Green Hills Regional Planning Commission is a regional organization providing economic development services in an 11-county area in North Central Missouri.

About

The Green Hills Regional Planning Commission is one of nineteen organizations operating as a sub-state planning and development agency serving the State of Missouri. The Commission is organized as a voluntary association of local governments, and retains a staff of professionals who work on projects intended to foster improved quality of life throughout the 11 county "Green Hills" region. Services include revolving loan funds, business planning, referrals and business counseling.

Services

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Forming a Business

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Forecast
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Revitalization
  • Watershed Planning

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Loan Providers

Human Resources

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

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Legal Services

  • Environmental Compliance
  • Forming a Business

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Recruiting Assistance

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Hazardous Waste Generation Avoidance Training

Marketing/Sales

  • Demographics/Census Data

Starting a Business

  • Forming a Business
  • Startup Business Counseling
Primary ContactJackie Soptic
Address1104 Main
Trenton, MO 64683
Phone(660) 359-5636
Fax(660) 359-3096