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Topeka & Shawnee County Small Business Incentive Program

The overarching objective of the Small Business Incentives Program is to function as one of GO Topeka’s tools for creating sustainable, inclusive economic impact that increases prosperity, quality of jobs and quality of life for residents of Topeka and Shawnee County. The program offers grant incentives to help small business owners and startups to invest in their businesses in ways that support their growth, financial performance, business sustainability or enter new markets.

Please see specific incentive information below or contact for more information.

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
More About Incentive Programs

Eligibility & Restrictions

Eligibility & Restrictions


Applications will be reviewed in the context of the purposes of the specific incentives and the overarching objective of the program. All application materials must be received by the relevant application deadline in order to be reviewed for that application window. Applications that are completed after a deadline may be reviewed for the next application window. After completing the below linked fillable PDF application, please email to After we have received your initial application form, we will create a folder for you to upload your supporting documents.

Winter Application Deadline: February 23, 2022

Spring Application Deadline: May 16th, 2022 for Initial Application and May 18, 2022 for all supporting documents 

Summer Application Deadline: August 15, 2022 for Initial Application and August 17, 2022 for all supporting documents

Autumn Application Deadline: November 12, 2022 for Initial Application and November 14, 2022 for all supporting documents

Small Business Incentives Program Application Instructions

For questions or further assistance, please contact

(Para obtener asistencia en español con el Programa de Incentivos para Empresas Pequeñas, comuníquese con