Coronavirus, Covid 19, Business Resources

We are committed to doing our part to assist our communities.

LCDC knows that this is a challenging time for you, our community, our nation and the entire planet.  We are living thru an unprecedented event.  There are so many uncertainties, but one thing we do know is the human capacity for love and understanding.

During this time, we are still here to assist you and your business.  We will be adding more business resources from the cities, county, state and federal levels to this page. Check back frequently for updates.

We will make it through this trying time together.💙

This page is not intended to provide breaking alerts or health updates. Please use these resources for those needs:

The City of Leavenworth and the City of Lansing have both issued a mask mandate.

Click here to learn more about the City of Leavenworth’s mask mandate.

Click here to learn more about the City of Lansing’s mask mandate.


Business Resources

Federal Government


Small Business Administration


State of Kansas



  • #SafeReturnKC Guide for Responsible Re-Entry to the Workplace – Learn More
  • Regional COVID-19 Economic Impact Survey – Learn More


Leavenworth County

  • The City of Leavenworth is taking applications for the COVID-19 Relief Small Business Grant to provide support to local businesses. The Relief Grant offers up to a $5,000 one-time grant. $250,000 is allocated for this grant program.  It is anticipated that the high volume of applicants will exceed the total grants available. Applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis and awarded based on need. To apply, click here.
  • November 25, 2020: Leavenworth County Board of County Commissioners Opts Out of State Mask Mandate.
  • Leavenworth County Reopening Plan – Learn More
  • City of Lansing’s Small Business SPARKS Grant Program – Learn More
  • City of Leavenworth’s CDBG Small Business Forgivable Loan Program – Learn More



  • LCDC Webinar Summary – Secretary Toland
  • KU’s Institute for Policy & Social Research: COVID-19 Research and Resources
  • Banking Assistance: Bankers are actively working with their customers on an individual basis. Be proactive and contact your bank before you start experiencing financial challenges because of the virus.
  • Alt-Cap’s KC Regions Small Business Relief & Recovery – Learn More
  • The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is offering Rural Relief Small Business Grants. According to their website, “rural” means any city under 50,000 population. Learn More.