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 Can Help You:

  • Take your idea to a business reality
  • Develop your business knowledge and skills for success
  • Develop a realistic business plan
  • Expand your existing business
  • Find financial resources
  • Build your support network of successful, experienced business people

Project Open Is For You If You:

  • Have a great idea and no clue how to start a business
  • Want to make sure you are ready to open your own business
  • Want to open a new business in Saline County
  • Already own a small business in Saline County
  • Want to move or expand your small business to Saline County
  • Are ready to take your good business to GREAT