Go Topeka Economic Partnership

719 South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, KS 66603, USA


(785) 234-2644

Glenda WashingtonGO Topeka’s Mission is to create exceptional opportunities for growth, prosperity, innovation, and economic diversity and vibrancy that positively impact current and future citizens of Topeka and Shawnee County by attracting world-class companies, providing existing companies with the knowledge and resources to reach their highest potential, and cultivating entrepreneurial development and growth.

The Minority & Women Business Development (MWBD) organization is focused on empowering and assisting minority communities and women to start and grow businesses. Through advocacy, providing training and resources, networking, and mentoring, MWBD strives to build a strong and diverse business ecosystem.


EMBD provides assistance and programs to empower small, low to moderate income, minority- and women-owned business enterprises with the knowledge and resources to build wealth and contribute to the economic betterment of Topeka and Shawnee County.


Small Business Incentives:

Types of Incentives

  • Marketing Incentive
  • Construction & Renovation
  • Architecture & Design
  • Equipment
  • Professional Services or Consultancy Directly Related to Commercialization
  • Global Markets Matching Grant
  • Proof of Concept Matching Grant
  • SBIR Grant Writing Incentive
  • SBIR/STTR Matching Grant

Small Business Incentives
Program 2022

The First Opportunity Fund is designed specifically for business owners who want to grow, but who do not qualify for loans at conventional financial institutions.

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Glenda Washington
Chief Equity & Opportunity Officer


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