Starting an LLC

Take advantage of learning the benefits of organizing your business as a limited liability company (LLC). New Growth Women's Business Center hosts guest speaker Melissa Peterson of Next Step Up LLC.

Farm to School in rural west central MO – Introductory Call

RECORDING AVAILABLE NOW. Learn how your school district can source and serve local foods. Tune into the recording of our introductory call 9:00 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 29. Support now available through the Farm to School program at West Central Missouri Community Action Agency.

Selling to Government: You can do it!


Take advantage of programs for helping your small business get into government contracting. Webinar 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wednesday, April 6. You will learn about the basics of government contracting and about support for socially and economically disadvantaged entrepreneurs, including SBA's no-cost certification programs and SBA's no-cost Business Development program.

Webinar: Exporting Steps & Resources


RECORDING AVAILABLE HERE. Webinar: Get started on your small business road to exporting! This free New Growth Women's Business Center webinar is made possible with support from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Marketing on a Budget


Learn what you can do to promote your business with just a minimal budget. Experts from 2A Marketing will give us the skinny on thin marketing spending! Join us 12 p.m. Thursday, May 12 for this free New Growth Women's Business Center webinar.

Credit Building 101


RECORDING AVAILABLE NOW Improve your credit score in a matter of weeks. Yes, it's possible. Learn in this webinar (12 p.m. June 9) how to build the good credit you need to succeed! Addressing bad credit is one thing but building good credit is the secret to changing your financial life!

Season Extension Workshop

Nevada Community Center 200 N. Ash ST., Nevada, MO

Grow year-round farm income with season extension. Free workshop 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday July 25 at the Nevada (MO) Community Center. Guest speakers are experienced farmers from the region: Liz Graznak of Happy Hollow Farm (MOSES' Farmer of the Year) and Katie Nixon of Green Gate Family Farm along with expert Cary Rivard from Kansas State University.

Government Contracting for Women


Exploring Government Contracting through Ascent, a free learning platform for women entrepreneurs. This New Growth Women's Business Center webinar will identify government contracting opportunities suited to your business and prepare you to pursue those opportunities.

Win contracts with business certification


RECORDING AVAILABLE NOW To help provide a level playing field for women business owners, the government limits competition for certain contracts to businesses that participate in the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contracting program. Woman-Owned Small Business certification is the topic of our next New Growth Women's Business Center webinar at noon on Thursday, August 18.

Make Better Business Decisions


RECORDING NOW AVAILABLE: Webinar with Dina Readinger about Diagnostic Thinking and the six-month peer-to-peer support group opportunity: GrowMO Women Entrepreneurs.