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

Nonprofit Connect

Nonprofit Connect links the nonprofit community to education, resources and networking so organizations can more effectively achieve their missions.


As a safety precaution, Nonprofit Connect's office is closed to the public and staff is working remotely. Please check our Program Calendar for schedule changes, review Coronavirus Resources for Nonprofits , and contact with questions.

Nonprofit Connect is a membership organization and is the first source for nonprofit professionals, volunteers, students, funders and businesses seeking opportunities to network, learn and grow. We equip our members to drive success in their organizations in order to strengthen the community for everyone. Nonprofit Connect offers a menu of professional development training for members and non-members, nonprofit focused research, networking opportunities, an online library of resources, the region's premier nonprofit job board and more. Visit today!  


Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development


  • Market Plan Development and Training

Networking Organizations

  • Industry Specific

Nonprofit Development

  • Board Development
  • Funds Development
  • Human Resources
  • Strategic Planning
Primary ContactSidney Smith