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

PCs for People Kansas City

PCs For People Kansas City provides technology assistance to nonprofit organizations with very inexpensive, high quality refurbished computers, Wi-Fi and network installations, tech support and on-going maintenance plus IT consulting at below market rates.


PCs For People Kansas City is offering information on how to obtain computers for individuals and small businesses.

The mission of PCs For People Kansas City is to use technology to help people and organizations connect with one another in order to better society and the environment.  Ultimately, we believe connectivity equals opportunity.  So by assisting organizations that do good work with better technology at a lower cost, we know they will be able to help even more people.

We provide these services to nonprofit organizations:

  • High quality refurbished computers, both laptops and desktops, at a fraction of the cost of new equipment. Complete systems  with CPU, keyboard, mouse and flat screen monitor for just $100.00.
  • Wireless Internet Service*  We help nonprofit save money on their connectivity
  • In-house Wi-Fi, wired networks and outdoor hotspots, we enable nonprofits to spread connectivity in their buildings and to the community.
  • Affordable on-site computer labs that are used by various agencies to provide services to their clients.
  • Consulting on IT projects and training for staff and clients.
  • PC maintenance and repair at affordable rates.


Connecting for Good is now a PCs For People organization.  The newly formed partnership  will combine the unique strengths of both organizations to promote digital inclusion and heal the nation's digital divide.


Nonprofit Development

  • Strategic Planning
  • Technical Services

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

  • Office Equipment and Furniture

Technical Assistance

  • Website Development


  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
Primary ContactTom Esselman
AddressNE Wyandotte County Computer Center
2006 N. 3rd Street
Kansas City, KS 66101
Phone(913) 730-0677