Kansas Market Access Program

Start or expand your exporting business

CONTACT

April Chiang, International Project Manager

(785) 296-5473

April.Chiang@ks.gov

The Kansas Market Access Program (K-MAP) assists Kansas companies in accelerating exports. The program will reimburse 50% of a company’s eligible direct expenses up to $5,000 each fiscal year.

Eligibility Requirements
  • To be eligible, a company must have products or services which originate in Kansas or receive substantial value-added processing in Kansas. 
  • K-MAP grants are only available for activities that are not already covered by the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) or the Kansas International Trade Show Assistance Program (KITSAP). 
  • To receive the grant, a company must first apply, be approved and sign and return the contract to the Kansas Department of Commerce no fewer than 30 days before activities commence.
Eligible Expenditures

Companies can use funds on the following qualifying activities:

  • Foreign sales trips
  • Market research and consultations
  • Non-STEP-funded trade missions
  • Foreign product certifications
  • Translation and interpretation services
  • International credit reports
  • Processing fees for letters of credit
  • Database subscriptions for market research (first year)
  • Industry association memberships (first year)
  • New foreign-language company brochures
  • Compliance management
Application Period

K-MAP applications are accepted year-round. 

Additional Resources

K-MAP Guidelines
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Where to Start

Applications for K-MAP are accepted online, year-round.

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