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

Main Street Chillicothe

Our organization focuses on economic development through historic preservation best practices. We promote the downtown as a great place to live, work, and play and support businesses.


The focus of Main Street Chillicothe is to enhance the vitality of the downtown by preservation of its architectural, commercial, and cultural heritage. These objectives are accomplished through education and community awareness of resources available to property and business owners. Main Street Chillicothe stimulates economic development through its design, economic vitality, and organization committees, and promotes Chillicothe as an attractive city in which to shop, dine, play, work, and live.


Economic and Site Development

  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Student Marketing Projects


  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing

Networking Organizations

  • Geographically Based
  • Small Business/General

Office, Incubator, Accelerator, Laboratory, Kitchen and Meeting Space

  • Lease Review
  • Site Location

Starting a Business

  • Site Location
Primary ContactPam Jarding
Address514 Washington Street
Chillicothe, MO 64601
Phone(660) 646-4071