Additional Resources

We work closely with business leaders in the area to drive Leawood forward. Visit their websites to find out how they can help develop your business.

Blue Valley CAPS Program

City of Leawood
The City of Leawood website is filled with useful information designed to educate and provide insights into our vibrant community.

County Economic Research Institute (CERI)
CERI’s mission is to support the economic development of Johnson County, the Kansas City metropolitan area, and the state of Kansas through the provision of data and technical assistance.

Enterprise Center of Johnson County
A business incubator that provides business consulting, advisory services, financing resources, and office space to accelerate the growth and success of high-growth companies.

Internal Revenue Service
United States Department of the Treasury. Business resources for Corporations, International Businesses, Partnerships, Small Business/Self-Employed.

Johnson County Library
Johnson County Library includes a Central Resource Library and 12 neighborhood libraries in Johnson County, Kansas. The Johnson County Library also provides business resources.

Kansas Department of Revenue
Find any and every Kansas business resource here.

Kansas Women’s Resource Center
A resource community designed to help women entrepreneurs as they grow their business. KWBC develops, consults, and mentors women entrepreneurs at all stages of their business.

KC Options Magazine 2019-2020

KCSourceLink
KCSourceLink’s mission is to help small businesses in the 18-county Kansas City region – from Warrensburg to Topeka, from St. Joseph to Osawatomie – grow and succeed. We provide small businesses with free, easy access to the help you need – when you need it.

Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Johnson County Community College
SBDC at JCCC wants to increase economic prosperity in Kansas by helping entrepreneurs and small business owners start and grow their businesses through professional consulting, training, and resources.

Look to Leawood

As part of its public relations efforts to promote Leawood, the Leawood EDC publishes its magazine, Look to Leawood, twice a year.  Past issues can be viewed below:

Look to Leawood - Fall 2020

In this issue: The Faces of Public Safety in Leawood | Stay in your Element at Leawood’s Newest Hotel | Growing Every Year: ICG | Leawood Rotary Club Celebrates 25 Years READ HERE

Look to Leawood - Spring 2020

In this issue: Leading Boldly: DEMDACO CFO Amy Tysseling | The Future is Female | These Women Mean Business | The Evolution of Town Center Plaza | The Element Hotel READ HERE

Look to Leawood - Fall 2019

In this issue: Friends Across The Oceans: Leawood’s Sister Cities | Volunteer Opportunities in Leawood | The Corner That Kindness Built | Citizen’s Police Academy READ HERE

Look to Leawood - Spring 2019

In this issue: Chris Claxton: Making Good Things Happen | Coming to Kansas: The Barstow School Expansion | RanchMart North Gets a Facelift | Raising The Bar on Residential Options and more READ HERE

Look to Leawood - Fall 2018

In this issue: AMC Theatres: 90 Years of Innovation | Play to Learn: Early Education Centers Go Beyond Daycare | In the Name of Education: Blue Valley Education Foundation | Fun For All: New Entertainment Concepts and more READ HERE

Look to Leawood - Spring 2018

In this issue: Community Advocate Alice Hawk Celebrates 20 Years as Chair of the Leawood Foundation | Banking on Business: Building Relationships is #1 at CrossFirst Bank | Trends in Spending: Hot Shops Changing Up the Buying Experience and more READ HERE