About Great Plains Development, Inc.

Welcome to Great Plains Development, Inc. (GPDI). We hope that you find our web site to be both helpful and informative. Our goal is to provide professional leadership and technical assistance in financing, loan packaging, and business planning to individuals, businesses and government agencies for the purpose of stimulating economic development within our 28 county district. Our resources also include programs that assist our cities and counties with community improvement, housing, and urgent need.

One loan application is used for multiple loan sources. Upon completion of the loan application, GPDI will determine which funding programs are best suited to provide your business with a complete loan package.

To learn more about programs that best meet your financial needs, click on the Loans, Grants, Other Resources, or Services link located on the navigation bar. For any additional information or questions on how GPDI can work for you, click on our Contact Us link also located on the navigation bar.

Benefits of Using GPDI

Small Business

  • Receive a complete loan package prepared by experienced GPDI representatives to present to potential lenders
  • Loan sources to fit your financial needs
  • GPDI offers assistance to you in preparing your business plan to present to lenders

Cities and Counties

  • GPDI provides leadership in the development of a Comprehensive Economic Development Strategic Plan for the 28 counties in Southwest Kansas
  • Complete grant and loan packages prepared by experienced GPDI representatives to present to potential lenders
  • No packaging fee to current members when administration fees are available through selected programs and GPDI is selected as administrator
  • Receive current information on selected programs

Financial Institutions

  • Reduce your risk
  • Create more financial options for your borrowers
  • Generate new business for years to come
  • Extend your Legal Lending Limits
  • Stimulate your local economy through job creation and retention
  • Broaden your community’s tax base
  • May partially fulfill your CRA requirements
  • The loan packaging required for Federal guaranty programs is completed by GPDI