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

Kaysinger Basin Regional Planning Commission

Kaysinger Basin Regional Planning Commission serves as the liaison between local government and State and Federal Agencies. Our organization serves the 7 counties of: Bates, Benton, Cedar, Henry, Hickory, St. Clair and Vernon, as well as the communities within those counties.


Kaysinger Basin Regional Planning Commission, located in West Central Missouri, serves Bates, Benton, Cedar, Henry, Hickory, St Clair, and Vernon counties.

As a planning organization, we aid our communities in transportation planning, hazard mitigation planning, economic & community development, grant writing & administration, and so much more! We connect our communities to opportunities because vibrant, thriving communities lead to better-lived lives for all of our citizens.

Our mission is to improve the quality of life for the residents of our region by connecting communities to opportunities. The professional staff offers technical assistance and services such as: grant writing and administration, transportation planning, economic development planning, environmental assessments, and many other services to member counties and cities.




Business Planning

  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Research

Economic and Site Development

  • Environmental Compliance
  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Tax Credits
  • Watershed Planning

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Obtaining Government Funding

Human Resources

  • Workforce Incentives

Import and Export Assistance

  • Networking/Exploring Exporting


  • Demographics/Census Data
  • Feasibility Studies

Networking Organizations

  • Geographically Based

Nonprofit Development

  • Funds Development

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Missouri Business Issues
  • Small Business Policy

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Site Location
Primary ContactSheridan Garman-Neeman
Address221 n 2nd street
Clinton, MO 64735
Phone(660) 885-3393