Here's this month's news wrap-up from the Clay County EDC:

KC Tech Academy Working to Boost Jobs, Business and More

Though only in its second year, the KC Tech Academy is targeting a dramatic boost to area job training and the region's support for an important business sector. Read More.

You or Your Employees Working from Home? Here Are Some Ideas...

Although it's not an option for everyone, working from home can help some businesses and their staff "keep the lights on." Read More.

Clay County Businesses Adapting to Coronavirus Challenge

It's not always easy, but businesses are adopting strategies face one of their greatest challenges. Read More.

Save the Date for Joint Luncheon

The annual Joint Luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, at Harrah's North Kansas City. The Clay County Economic Development Council, the Platte County Economic Development Council and the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce hold the Joint Luncheon each year, alternating the host organization. This year’s event will be hosted by the Clay County EDC. For more information, e-mail or call (816) 468-4989.

SBA Rates Offer Long-Term, Low Interest

The most recent SBA 504 Loan rates are 2.847 percent for 10-year loans, 2.808 for 20 year loans and 2.881 for 25-year loans.

For further information, contact Midwest Small Business Finance at (816) 468-4989 or visit

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Clay County Economic Development Council
7001 N Locust ST, Gladstone MO 64118

Phone: (816) 468-4989 • Fax: (816) 587-1996