Small Business Micro-Grant Program

The Leavenworth County Development Corporation has a micro-grant program for new and existing companies in Leavenworth County. Prior to submitting the application, businesses should contact Diana Dodd, Assistant Director, at (913) 727-6111 or email

Eligibility Requirements:

  • For-profit businesses may apply. 

  • Companies with less than 20 employees and less than $750,000 in annual revenue may apply. 

  • A company match is required. 

  • The company must be operating out of a brick-and-mortar business location in Leavenworth County. 


 Grants will be made for the following: 

  • Purchase of equipment
  • Accounting/attorney fees for business setup
  • Vendor training expenses
  • Consulting/leadership training fees
  • Initial IT/website development costs
  • Remodels or additions to real estate
  • Other key business investment

 Grant commitments and funding level factors: 

  • Grants will be committed and funded on a first-come, first-served basis based on availability of funds.
  • Payments will be made upon applicant’s submission of receipts for eligible project costs.
  • Economic development impact should be demonstrated by the applicant.
  • The amount of each grant will range from a minimum of $200 to a maximum of $1,500.
  • The final grant award amount will be determined by LCDC staff, based on available funds and economic impact.
  • New businesses and start-ups will receive grant funding once open for business.

Click here to download the application.