Kansas City Small Biz Leader Proposes Local Grant Funding Network

As COVID cash runs out . . . We notice local biz people getting a creative with how they're begging for desperately needed investment and funding.

Here's one of many ideas floating around . . .

"We want to do what Topeka, Overland Park, Nashville, Buffalo, Chattanooga, Austin, and so many of our sister cities have already done: (1) set up grants for those neighborhood job creators most impacted by COVID (many of whom couldn’t get PPP or had the big banks deny them even though they qualified), and (2) invest in supporting the Entrepreneur Support Organizations who get in the weeds with small businesses to mentor them, work through challenges, put in processes for them, and help them reach success."

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Letter to KCMO City Council from the entrepreneur, small biz community (via Eze Redwood)

The following letter was sent to Kansas City, Missouri, city council members March 11 by serial entrepreneur Eze Redwood, advocating for $11 million in funding for entrepreneur support from KCMO in its 2022-2023 budget. The city council is set to vote on the budget by March 24.