Central Kansas Development, Inc.


Economic Development

About Us

Central Kansas Development, Inc (CKDI) was founded in 1958 by community leaders. CKDI attracts, supports and helps to finance new or expanding business and industry in the Barton County Area. Today, the program is administered by a local board of directors, and is proud to have assisted over 40 businesses, large and small, with loans to start up or expand.

For mroe information, or to find out how you can borrow from or invest in CKDI, please contact Jacque Scheideman at 620-793-3821.


  • Invest in our Community
  • Start-up or Expansion Assistance
  • Alternative Financing Options
  • Business Plan Assistance