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Topic: Community Development
The Economic Development Administration’s University Center program enables organizations within universities, like the University of Missouri – Kansas City Innovation Center, to build regional economic ecosystems that support innovation and high-growth entrepreneurship, resiliency and inclusiveness.
Students, faculty and alumni were involved in the project from start to finish.
Paid internship provides experience, peace of mind
Missouri S&T introduces a new community outreach program designed to raise awareness of the university among community leaders.
Geared for Phelps is a collaborative effort to encourage local business growth through innovation.
UMKC supports and sustains more than 7,000 jobs.
Helping your business start, grow & succeed
The UMKC Center for Neighborhoods has released a study of small apartments in the Central City Economic Development (CCED) area, including parts of 18 neighborhoods in KCMO.
UMKC’s Health and Wellness Video Series is a collection of six videos produced during UMKC’s 2021 Engagement Month Celebration. Each video highlights ways that UMKC is contributing to important work in the community in the field of healthcare.
The Innovation Studio is housed within a brand-new facility – the Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise and Research Center – just opened in 2021.
MU Extension Community Economic Development Field Specialist Richard Proffer meets regularly with Risco residents to guide them to establishing a local limited use food store.
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation supports Center for Neighborhoods three-year research project
Entering its 18th year in 2021, the Fundamentals of Planning and Zoning Chancellor’s Certificate has educated hundreds of members of the St. Louis planning community.
Our Healthy KC Eastside” (OHKCE) is a large-scale, community-based partnership addressing vaccine hesitance and health inequities in vulnerable portions of Jackson County, Mo.
Volunteers from across the metro helped collect data for a national research project
Foundation support accelerates Institute for Urban Education growth, progress
Whether you are a member of the public, a researcher, a community-based organization, an internet service provider, work in local government or economic development- The Missouri Broadband Resource Rail has the tools to help you.
The first round of funding from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation supports seven initiatives
“Where there are problems, there are entrepreneurs with solutions,” says an end-of-the-year report from the UMKC Innovation Center.
Jackson County approves CARES Act funding to promote vaccinations and other preventive care.
The UMKC Innovation Center is one of two Missouri organizations chosen for the SPRINT Challenge grant.
Recent investment in UMKC Health Sciences District has had a domino effect in the surrounding area.
UMKC’s Center for Neighborhoods is recruiting leaders for its Spring 2021 leadership cohort.
UMKC School of Law Provides Legal Services to Small Businesses
YOUR PARTNER FOR RAPID RESEARCH SOLUTIONS The Research Enabled portal quickly connects companies to the wealth of expertise and resources at the seven campuses of the University of Missouri and Southern Illinois University systems, to address technical, business, and other research needs of industry and organizations.
The UMSL Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (UMSL VITA) provides free tax assistance to low to middle income individuals and families. This program is sponsored by the College of Business Administration at UMSL and the Gamma Psi chapter of Beta Alpha Psi. This continues to be the largest university-based personal income tax service in the […]
The UMSL Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Accelerator is a first-of-its kind program that puts underrepresented entrepreneurs at the center of a purpose-driven, university-led accelerator that begins with a non-dilutive $50,000 capital injection. This accelerator would not be possible without the anonymous support of friends and the public commitment of Ameren Corporation, Edward Jones, and Express […]
The Missouri Small Business Development Center at UMKC provides resources for growing and developing businesses in the Kansas City area.
Dr. Nathan Mauck, Associate Professor of Finance, offered his expertise in several interviews where he discusses the economic recovery Kansas City Businesses are experiencing during the COVID-19 Pandemic.