• Bourbon County E-Community Resources



  • Entrepreneurship E-Community Loan

    Locally controlled funds administered by the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce.

    Bourbon County was selected as a new E-Community through Network Kansas, click here for the June 2019 press release, click here to learn more about Network Kansas and E-Communities.

    The E-Community program was created through a Kansas Center for Entrepreneurship Tax Credit Program.  It is a project to encourage entrepreneurial activity in the State of Kansas and communities like Fort Scott and Bourbon County.

    Qualifying entrepreneurial projects may include startup businesses, as well as existing business purchases and/or expansions.  The minimum loan request is $5,000 with a $45,000 maximum amount available per applicant business (subject to availability). 

    Contact the Chamber with questions or for more information, 620-223-3566, or email information@fortscott.com.

  • Being an E-Community allows Bourbon County access to additional capital resources for entrepreneurs through Network Kansas where their board is the decision maker.

  • Network Kansas Board Certified Programs we can utilize as an E-Community: