About 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. The purpose of this project is to educate entrepreneurs in best business practices and help them establish or expand their 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.

Project Open Is For You If

  • You have a great idea but aren’t sure of the next steps.
  • You want to open a new business in Saline County.
  • You want to move, expand, or better your existing small business.
  • You are curious about financial resources.
  • You want to build your support network of successful, experienced business professionals.
  • You are ready to take your business from good to GREAT.