Bradley Entrepreneur Loan Program at Missouri Western State University

Are you thinking of starting your own business or acquiring an existing business? Financing can be one of the biggest obstacles to achieving your goals, but a new loan program may be able to help.

The Bradley Entrepreneur Loan Program is financed by the Bradley family of St. Joseph, Missouri, owners of the News-Press and Gazette Company. Administered by the Center for Entrepreneurship, the fund is for micro-lending support to help entrepreneurs get funding. With this program, your business may qualify to receive up to $100,000 to guarantee loans from banks to other lenders.

Who is eligible?

Entrepreneurs with an established relationship with Missouri Western, such as current students or alumni; who are considering starting a new business or purchasing an existing business are eligible to apply.

Transference from family ownership to new ownership are of special focus for this program.

Preference will be given to businesses in Buchanan County in Missouri.

The Center for Entrepreneurship will assist entrepreneurs who are interested in the program with every step of the process. All services are free and confidential.


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