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205 F St. Ste. 165
Phillipsburg, KS 67661


PO Box 604
Phillipsburg, KS 67661

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"If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself."
                                                                                                                                  Henry Ford

There comes a time when businesses must spread their wings in order to retain that competitive edge. Whether your business needs to expand into to a new building, or you require equipment updates to stay current with industry and regulation, the changes can often seem overwhelming.  
Whatever the size of your planned expansion, rest assured that PCED is here to help you.  From workforce issues to foreign exports, from product development to business relocation, we have the connections to ensure you have the assistance you need.  Contact the PCED staff today to find out what your options are how to proceed on your project. 


NetWork Kansas: Economic Gardening Program

This program is designed to provide significant sophisticated technical assistance to identified second stage companies that have the intent and capacity to grow their business.  

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MAMTC (Mid America Manufacturing Technology Center)

MAMTC specializes in helping Kansas manufacturers achieve success, no matter what challenges they’re facing. MAMTC  provides a full array of manufacturing and business management services to help you increase your profitability and competitiveness.

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KSBDC – Fort Hays

SBDC services enable Kansas entrepreneurs to make better, more informed business decisions, to avoid costly mistakes, and to prepare thorough and complete business plans needed both to obtain financing and to effectively manage their operation. Services are confidential and free of charge.

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SCORE is the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, with more than 10,000 volunteers in 300 chapters.

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Kansas Department of Commerce

As the state’s lead economic development agency, the Kansas Department of Commerce strives to empower individuals, businesses and communities to achieve prosperity in Kansas.

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Comprehensive workforce assistance resources. Everything  from recruitment to training and development programs.     

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Kansas WorkforceONE

A regional partner to KANSASWORKS  that connects employers to their required workforce.  

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Operated by the Phillips County Community Foundation, the E-Center is a local resource that provides both employer and workforce training and development programs  

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Conventional Funding: Our local lenders are more than happy to assist you with sourcing the funds you require for your project. 

Farmers National Bank - Visit Website
Farmers State Bank - Visit Website
First National Bank & Trust - Visit Website
Golden Plains Credit Union - Visit Website

For more information about SBA lending: Visit website

PCED Business Funding: Microloan

PCED Microloan: Provides up to $5,000 as a short-term, unsecured loan for existing businesses in Phillips County. 

Download information/application: View PDF

NetWork Kansas Funding: E-Community

E-Community: Gap finance (higher risk) Available through PCED. $75,000 max, 3.25% fixed

Download information/application: View PDF

NetWork Kansas Funding: StartUp Kansas

Supplemental Gap finance (higher risk) Available through PCED. $45,000 max. Matches terms of partner loan – Min 5%

For more information: Contact PCED

PCED Business Funding: Loan

PCED Loan: Matching low interest gap funds (higher risk) $45,000 max. 

Download information/application: View PDF

Additional Resources

Trade Show Assistance 

A reimbursement program to assist Phillips County businesses to exhibit at US trade shows. The program can reimburse successful applicants for up to half of their related expenses.

For more information about SBA lending: View PDF

Kansas Global Trade Services

Export & international trade consultation, education, promotion, research, facilitation & communication

Download information/application: View Website

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