The entrepreneurial spirit has thrived in Salina for generations! From Lee Jeans to Tony’s Pizza, some of the largest companies in Salina today began with just an idea and a driven individual. With so many opportunities and resources available to start up a business, you can begin your career as a sole proprietor or small business in Salina.
Startup Salina – Startup Salina is for individuals seeking to start their business, grow their existing business or entrepreneurs who want to share their success stories. Make connections, brainstorm ideas, troubleshoot problems and provide feedback to Salina’s entrepreneurial community. There are monthly gatherings and business workshops throughout the year.
Project Open – Project Open is designed to encourage and support entrepreneurial efforts in the Saline County area. Project Open establishes designated funding to support entrepreneurial development with special emphasis on owner-operated businesses. Project Open will help strengthen our local entrepreneurial businesses, position our community for economic development from within, and create a strong, friendly environment for a small business to start and flourish.
Salina Community Economic Development Organization – Find workforce information, educational resources, government incentives and target industries for Salina, Kansas.