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Commerce Announces $4.1M Available in Tax Credits Program Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of Commerce David Toland today announced $4.1 million in tax credits once again will be made available under the Kansas Department of Commerce’s Community Service Tax Credit Program (CSP). Commerce Grants Available for Rural Mural and Public Art Projects The Kansas Department of Commerce today announced a total of $75,000 is available for a new round of Rural Mural and Public Art program funding. The program helps rural communities design engaging new art that improves the local aesthetic – making the community more appealing not only for those who live there but for potential new businesses and residents as well. Kansas awarded nearly $1 million from USDA to assist with rural digital divide The Kansas Office of Broadband Development (KOBD) has been awarded nearly $1 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utilities Service through its new Broadband Technical Assistance (BTA) grant program. The $997,000 grant will fund pre-engineering design studies in six rural Kansas counties to help reduce costs and identify avoidable barriers as broadband is deployed there. Creekstone Farms Serving Premium Kansas Meats Worldwide At Creekstone Farms®, excellence is a hallmark from field to fork. Arkansas City-based Creekstone Farms® produces premium beef and pork that’s sought after by consumers across the globe, with Angus beef and Heritage Duroc pork enthusiasts worldwide finding much to love in the company’s outstanding products. View All


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ROZ Participant Attestation Form

ROZ Participant Attestation Form This application is currently open. Please click below to submit your ROZ Participant Form. Note: You should try to use the email address you originally applied for program with. If you don't have access to that email, then register with your current personal email address. You…

Rural Opportunity Zones (ROZ)

Rural Opportunity Zones are the 77 Kansas counties that have been authorized to offer one or both of the following financial incentives to new full-time residents: Kansas state income tax waivers for up to five years and student loan repayments up to $15,000 over 5 years.

Community Service Tax Credits

Organizations looking to raise funds for major capital projects involving children and families might be eligible for the Community Service Tax Credit program, which authorizes specially selected non-profit organizations to offer tax credits to donors making contributions to the approved projects.


We are inviting you to celebrate Community Development Week, April 10-14 with us! In conjunction with National Community Development Week, this week will recognize the impact of resources and investments made by the Kansas Department of Commerce’s Community Development Division. We celebrate the critical value these programs bring to our state for developing strong and vibrant communities across Kansas, which is essential to our economic growth.

Ethnic Markets Initiative

The Tallgrass Artist Residency is a partnership between the Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission, the Center for Living Education at Matfield Green and the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art at Kansas State University


Field Representatives & Staff Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission [display-map id='37958' ] Curtis Young Northwest / North Central Regional [email protected] 785-296-3481 Julian Montes Southwest / South Central Regional Consultant [email protected] Kelly Yarbrough Northeast / Southeast Regional ConsultantResidencies / Arts & Environment Specialist [email protected] Lonita Cook East Central Regional ConsultantFilm, Critical…

General Operating Support

The General Operating Support (GOS) grant program provides funding for Kansas public and private non-profit arts and cultural organizations, including museums, local arts councils and commissions, statewide arts and cultural service organizations, and organizations that have cultural program activities in any of the art and cultural disciplines (music, dance, theatre, creative writing, literature, painting, sculpture, folk arts, photography, crafts, media arts, visual arts, programs of museums, and other such allied, major art forms). The organization’s mission must directly support arts and cultural programming.

Arts Everywhere Program

The Arts Everywhere grant program provides funding for cultural projects, programs, exhibitions, series, arts education projects, and other arts programming.

Community Programs

The Community Development Division facilitates community-focused programs to improve infrastructure, provide services and enhance the vitality of Kansas communities.

Tax Credits and Financing

Kansas is open for business! Our team can help connect businesses and investors with financial resources and tax credits to encourage growth in Kansas.