Hamilton County Economic Development

Assists in retention, expansion, and recruitment of business. Also in community development


Hamilton County economic development assists in the retention, expansion, and recruitment of businesses within Hamilton County. We provide a source of funding for start up businesses as well as expanding businesses with our Micro-Loan program. Also will assist in establishing business plans.

Services Provided

Advocacy & Public Policy

  • Kansas Business Issues
  • Small Business Issues
  • Women’s Business Issues

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting & Development

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
  • Historic Preservation Tax Credits
  • Tax Credit Assistance

Freight & Distribution

  • Freight & Distribution

Import & Export Assistance

  • Networking
  • Government Regulations

Legal Services

  • Government Compliance Assistance

Libraries & Research Organizations

  • Business Research Resources


  • Advertising
  • Brochure Design
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Internet Marketing
  • Research (Domestic Markets)

Networking Organizations

  • Small Business/General

Selling to the Government & Large Corporations

  • Price History

Office, Laboratory & Meeting Space

  • Conference/Meeting Space
  • Office Space

Economic & Property Development

  • Consulting

Regulatory Compliance

  • Advising
  • Government Requirements
  • Permits

Tax Services

  • State Tax Credit Information & Assistance

Technical Assistance

  • Website Development


  • Business Plan
  • Marketing Plan
  • Pre-Business Planning
  • Topics Related to Developing & Maintaining a Small Business

Internship Programs & Student Services

  • Kauffman Entrepreneurial Internship Program

Product Development

  • Patent Information

Nonprofit Development

  • Strategic Planning


  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Franchise Selection

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Cost Accounting
Contact Information
Leslie Carlholm
219 N. Main
PO Box 511
Syracuse, KS 67878
(620) 384-5853