CAPITAL LOAN PROGRAMS
NetWork Kansas matching loan programs are designed to support private capital by providing matching funds to assist startups and existing businesses that are expanding. A variety of loan programs are offered based on geography, matching loan amounts, and project need.
If you have not been approved for any funding, please contact our referral center, 877-521-8600, to be connected with a Referral Coordinator.
If you have already been approved for funding from your local service provider or bank, you may qualify for several of our matching loan programs. The best solution for your business will depend on the total project need and the loan amount you’ve already been approved for.
If you need assistance from a local NetWork Kansas partner, please call 877-521-8600. A Referral Coordinator will connect you with a funding expert in your area.
To learn more about our funding programs, please click here.
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Matching Loan Programs to Consider
Startup Kansas Loan
StartUp Kansas provides gap financing to help entrepreneurs start or grow a business in Kansas. The loan program matches up to 150% of other public sources of capital and/or funds from a financial institution such as a bank. Up to $45,000 can be provided per project. Funds are flexible and can be used for a variety of business purposes, including equipment, inventory, and working capital. Entrepreneurs work with a NetWork Kansas resource partner to apply for funds. Funding rounds occur monthly.
NetWork Kansas Entrepreneurship (E-) Communities create a revolving loan fund that is reviewed at the local level. The loans are intended as gap financing to help entrepreneurs start or grow a business in a specific community. The loan program matches public sources of capital and bank loans, and can provide up to $45,000 per project. Funds are flexible and can be used for a variety of business purposes, including startup costs, purchasing an existing business, business expansion, working capital, inventory, and more.
Minority & Women Business Multiplier Loan
The Minority and Women Business Multiplier Loan Fund provides gap financing to help minority and women-owned businesses (MBE/WBE) and other disadvantaged business enterprises (DBE). The loan program matches up to 20% of public or private capital invested in a business project, with a minimum loan amount of $10,000 and a maximum loan amount of $150,000. A bank must be part of the funding package. Funds are flexible and can be used for a variety of business purposes, including startup costs, purchasing an existing business, business expansion, working capital, inventory, and more and have low, fixed interest rates and no collateral requirements.
Kansas Capital Multiplier Loan
Qualifying businesses are eligible to apply for up to 10% of private or public capital loans and investment. Banks must be a part of the funding package. Businesses can apply for up to a $150,000 loan or venture investment per project through the Capital Multiplier programs.