Programs In order to help Kansas small businesses to establish direct contact with foreign buyers and distributors, form resource networks, and gain firsthand knowledge of market opportunities and business environment, the Kansas Department of Commerce offers many helpful programs. K-MAP The Kansas Market Access Program (K-MAP) lowers the end-user cost of international market research, export documentation and foreign business partner meetings, so Kansas companies can reach more customers and close more deals. Learn More. KITSAP The Kansas International Trade Show Assistance Program (KITSAP) helps introduce Kansas companies to foreign markets through participation in international trade shows. Learn more. Certificate of Free Sale Document required in certain countries or for certain commodities (such as food products, ingredients), certifying that the specified imported goods are normally and freely sold in the exporting country's open markets and are approved for export. Learn more. International Credit Reports An up-to-date credit report from a leading worldwide supplier of credit ratings could very well be the key piece of information you need. Learn more. State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) Grant The State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grant helps Kansas non-exporters to get started and existing exporters to export more. Learn more.