Below you will find third-party sites and resources. If you have a favorite resource that's not included in the list, please let us know.
- KC Sourcelink
KCSourceLink helps small businesses grow and prosper by providing business owners easy access to needed services. KCSourceLink strengthens the nonprofit network by collaborating with small business providers to enhance their effectiveness, resulting in economic growth and impact.
- Missouri Department of Economic Development
State economic development agency.
- Missouri Small Business Technology & Development Center
Missouri Small Business & Technology Development Centers (MO SBTDC) are part of a statewide network of business experts uniquely qualified to help businesses develop and thrive. Every MO SBTDC location provides Missouri small businesses convenient access to this network.
- Blue Springs School District
The Blue Springs School District is one of only seven school districts in this state to have eleven consecutive years of Distinction.
- Fort Osage School District
Walk into any of the 12 learning centers in the Fort Osage R-1 School District and you'll see amazing things. Successful students, caring staff, a commitment to high quality education, we understand success starts with making sure each child has opportunities to learn and achieve.
- Graceland University
For more than 40 years our nationally acclaimed School of Nursing has been based in Independence, Missouri. We offer a face-to-face BSN - RN Program and administer a wide selection of online programs. Sharing the Independence Campus is our School of Education which offers innovative face-to-face programs in both undergraduate and graduate education as well as a number of online Master's programs.
- Independence School District
The Independence School District is one of only 29 school districts throughout the state of Missouri receiving the prestigious “What Parents Want” Award from SchoolMatch, an independent school selection consulting firm.
- Metropolitan Community College
Blue River Campus serving Independence and Eastern Jackson County.
- Full Employment Council
The Full Employment Council is a business-led, private, nonprofit corporation whose mission is to obtain public and private sector employment for the unemployed and underemployed residents of the Greater Kansas City area.
- Independence Tourism & Visitor's Bureau
There's so much to see and do in Independence. From unique shops to wonderful heritage sites that shaped our nation, it's all here in a great hometown atmosphere you are sure to enjoy.