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Governor Laura Kelly Announces Nearly 2,000 Small Businesses Recipients of $37.5 Million in Grants

Nov 19, 2020

Governor Laura Kelly today announced that nearly 2,000 Kansas small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic will receive a share of $37.5 million in Small Business Working Capital (SBWC) grants.

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Governor Laura Kelly Establishes Office of Broadband Development, Announces Nearly $50 Million in Grants for Broadband Access Expansion

Oct 8, 2020

Governor Laura Kelly today signed Executive Order #20-67 to establish the Office of Broadband Development and announced the distribution of nearly $50 million in Connectivity Emergency Response Grant (CERG) funds to underserved communities across Kansas.

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Workforce AID Program Graduation Feature - Collaboration between Commerce, Spirit Aerosystems and Hutchinson Community College

Apr 9, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – The graduation of the first class of a new training partnership between Hutchinson Community College, Spirit Aerosystems and the Kansas Department of Commerce took place on April 4, 2019. Spirit has partnered with the Department of Commerce’s Workforce AID (Aligned with Industry Demand) program to train 500…

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Applications Wanted for 2019 Business Appreciation Month

Feb 28, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Commerce is accepting applications for the 2019 Business Appreciation Month Awards.The top nominees will be recognized at the Team Kansas awards banquet on June 4 at the Kansas State Student Union. The winner will take home the 2019 Governor’s Award of Excellence, the…

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