Lincoln County Economic Development Foundation

The Lincoln County Economic Development Foundation (LCEDF) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance the economic and lifestyle opportunities for all county residents and businesses.


The LCEDF assists individuals looking to grow their business or take advantage of business opportunities.  The LCEDF administers several assistance programs such as a low-interest loan program and a property improvements grant program. Besides entrepreneurs and businesses, the LCEDF collaborates with local governments, community organizations, and volunteers on important issues such as improving housing opportunities, developing travel and tourism into the county, and attracting and retaining youth to the county.

Services Provided

Advocacy & Public Policy

  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City
  • Community Involvement
  • Contractors Issues
  • Federal Business Issues
  • Issues Related to the Geographic Location of a Business
  • Kansas Business Issues
  • Small Business Issues
  • Women’s Business Issues

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting & Development
  • Census Data
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Management Issues & Training

  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Recruiting Assistance

Financial Resources & Assistance

  • Assistance in Finding Debt Funding
  • Assistance in Finding Equity Funding
  • Assistance in Finding Government Funding
  • Consulting
  • Loan Providers
  • Tax Credit Assistance

Freight & Distribution

  • Freight & Distribution

Legal Services

  • Entity Formation
  • Government Compliance Assistance


  • Advertising
  • Brochure Design
  • Census Data
  • Competitive Analysis
  • E-Commerce
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Customer Service
  • Distribution

Networking Organizations

  • Geographically Based

Economic & Property Development

  • Consulting
  • Environmental Compliance Assistance
  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance
  • State Tax Credit and Assistance

Regulatory Compliance

  • Advising
  • Environmental Compliance Assistance
  • Government Requirements
  • Licenses
  • Permits

Technical Assistance

  • Commercialization
  • Pollution Prevention
  • Technical Support

Nonprofit Development

  • Board Development
  • Funds Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Technical Services
  • Grants Management

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Manufacturing Development
  • High Tech Development
Contact Information
Kelly Larson
216 E. Lincoln Ave
Lincoln, KS 67455