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The New Growth Women’s Business Center advances rural entrepreneurs in all stages of business development and growth. We focus on the power and potential of rural women to employ themselves, provide jobs for others, and build their local economies and communities.

Services

We are coaches and connectors. We make sure your business has the right resource at the right time. 

Services are available to men and women, and generally no cost.

The New Growth Women’s Business Center is funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Featured Information

Diagnostic Thinking with Dina Readinger

Diagnostic Thinking with Dina Readinger

Join this webinar 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday August 25 to learn more from Dina Readinger about Diagnostic Thinking and the six-month peer-to-peer support group opportunity: GrowMO Women Entrepreneurs. The New Growth Women’s Business Center is taking pre-applications now!

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Join the farm-to-school crunch-off!

Join the farm-to-school crunch-off!

Show your stuff in the national Farm to School crunch off! Up to $1,000 is available from the Missouri Department of Agriculture to schools that buy local produce by November 1, 2022. Help finding and working with local providers is available from our Farm to School Specialist.

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Win contracts with business certification

Win contracts with business certification

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.

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Contact

Tiffany Frost, Director

417-282-5936

wbcinfo@wcmcaa.org

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Location

SERVICE AREA

The New Growth Women’s Business Center serves 13 counties in west central Missouri and two in southeastern Kansas.

  • MISSOURI: Barton, Bates, Benton, Camden, Cedar, Dade, Dallas, Henry, Hickory, Morgan, Polk, St. Clair, and Vernon counties.
  • KANSAS: Bourbon and Crawford counties.

OFFICES

New Growth Women’s Business Center headquarters are at The Liston Center, 508 N. Main St., El Dorado Springs, MO, 64744.

We also meet up with entrepreneurs at partner sites across our 15 rural Missouri and Kansas counties. 

HOURS

8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Evenings and weekends by appointment.

ACCOMMODATION

The New Growth Women’s Business Center accommodates clients who speak other languages and persons with disabilities.

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