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

EDC Partners with Local Cities to Help Small Businesses

The Development Council is working with several cities to help them access CARE grant funds. Read More.

CARES Grant Applications Start July 6 for KC Businesses

For Kansas City small businesses in Clay County, a first-come, first-served process starts now!. Read More.

Theater Business Faces Challenge, Eyes Creative Solutions

Like small businesses everywhere, B&B Theatres based in Liberty is looking for answers to the COVID-19 challenge. Read More.

Clay, Platte Site Proposed for Massive Data Storage Facility

A nearly 1,000-acre development for "cloud" server operations is being proposed near the Clay and Platte County line north of I-435. Read More.

Golf Complex Nearly Ready at Metro North

A large and luxurious golf complex is nearly ready to open at Metro North Crossing. Read More.

Ford Unveils New F-150: A High Tech "Office On Wheels"

The new pickup truck recently announced by Ford will offer dozens of technological and other advances. Read More.

SBA Rates Offer Long-Term, Low Interest

The most recent SBA 504 Loan rates are 2.634 percent for 10-year loans, 2.528 for 20 year loans and 2.602 for 25-year loans.

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

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