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E-Community Revolving Loan

Revolving Loan Fund

The Wabaunsee County Economic Development Council seeks to provide a busiNetwork KSness climate where local businesses can be successful. We are here to assist entrepreneurs to accomplish their business goals including: property acquisition, developing a business plan, business financing etc. In 2013 Wabaunsee County received the E-Community designation from the Kansas Center for Entrepreneurship allowing us to develop a low interest business loan fund through the use of state tax credits.


The purpose of the Wabaunsee County (Entrepreneurial) E-Community program is to encourage entrepreneurial activity in the county, with a focus on business development resulting in job creation. Qualifying entrepreneurial projects including start-up businesses, existing business purchases, existing business expansions or business relocations may apply for Wabaunsee County E-Community funding.


Applications for financial assistance will be accepted at any time throughout the year. The E-Community Leadership Team and the Financial Advisory Board will review each project. The following list of items should be considered for inclusion with the application. Foremost consideration will be given to applicants providing complete and sufficient information to make a proper evaluation of the project including:

  • ·A complete business plan
  • ·Financial reports and/or a bank financial application
  • ·Resumes and references for the proposed owner (s)
  • ·Employment projections


As part of the approval process, The Financial Review Board will conduct an interview with the applicant focusing the following items:

  • ·Explanation of the applicant’s specific purpose for funding
  • ·Projected sales, employment and other benefits to the community
  • ·Matching funds received from NetWork Kansas partners and other sources
  • ·Local support for the project by various organizations and community leaders
  • ·Involvement of Network Kansas resource partners in the project


Applicants will be notified upon approval or denial for funding by the E-Community Financial Review Board.

For More Information or an Application Contact:badge

Tracy Henry


PO Box 5 - 226 Missouri, Alma KS 66401


NetWork Kansas E-Community Summary

A NetWork Kansas Entrepreneurship Community has made a commitment to cultivating an entrepreneurial environment by identifying and developing resources to help local entrepreneurs start or grow businesses. E-Communities have assets available to assist entrepreneurs and small businesses, including a locally administered revolving loan fund and connections to resources.

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