Government Contracting

Recording now available! Learn about new government contracting opportunities since passage of the federal infrastructure bill. SBA experts will provide a roadmap.

2022 Farm to Fork Summit

First Assembly of God Church 3845 Old Hwy 13, Osceola

The 4th annual Farm to Fork Summit is a day of building market and community connections needed to strengthen area farms and secure good food for all.
In addition to practical how to sessions, participants dig into what local foods can do for rural people and places


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!