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Virtual Job Fair Offers Hundreds of Employment Opportunities in Kansas Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of Commerce David Toland encourages jobseekers and employers searching for talent to take part in the final Virtual Statewide Job Fair of the year, hosted by KANSASWORKS, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 13. Governor Kelly Announces Nearly $15M Available to Connect Kansans to Digital Devices and Public Wi-Fi Governor Laura Kelly announced today that applications are open for the Advancing Digital Opportunities to Promote Technology (ADOPT) program. A total of $14.7 million in grant awards will be available to organizations addressing the challenges of broadband accessibility, affordability, and device availability. Governor Kelly Announces $28.5M for High-Speed Internet Infrastructure Governor Laura Kelly announced today that $28.5 million in grants were awarded to 12 entities through the Lasting Infrastructure and Network Connectivity (LINC) program. The LINC program provides strategic funding for crucial aspects of broadband connectivity to reduce the cost of internet service, increase availability, and improve performance. Governor Kelly Announces $5M to Expand Access to High-Speed Internet in Rural Kansas Communities Governor Laura Kelly today announced that $5 million has been awarded to eight internet service providers (ISPs) in the latest round of Broadband Acceleration Grants for 2023. The awards will be paired with an additional $6.6 million in matching funds, resulting in an investment of nearly $12 million for high-speed broadband access projects across 10 rural Kansas counties. View All


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Professional Development Institutes

Strengthening the arts & cultural ecosystems of Kansas

Professional Development Institutes are an annual series of professional development events focused on arts organizations of related types and disciplines. These PDIs will provide meaningful leadership development from national leaders in their respective fields and foster peer networks that further develop specific communities of practice.

Kansas Arts Councils Symposium

KCAIC is a partner in organizing and coordinating this event

A symposium for all emerging and established arts councils across the state of Kansas on October 15th, 2021.

The first annual Kansas Arts Councils Symposium will bring together emerging and established arts councils and organizers from around the state of Kansas to facilitate professional development, partnership, and celebration of the arts in our communities. This symposium is hosted by the Arts Council of Johnson County at the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center and is funded in part by the Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission, the Mid-America Arts Alliance, and other municipalities and arts organizations across Kansas.

Association of Kansas Theaters Conference

KCAIC supports and coordinates with the Association of Kansas Theatres for this annual event

After the success of the 2020 conference, Salina Community Theatre is hosting the second annual Association of Kansas Theatres Conference, in partnership with the Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission and with contributions from Salina Arts and Humanities. Kansas-area theatres of all sizes are invited to this conference dedicated to community theatre networking and professional development. A variety of workshops covering topics from theatre management, technical theatre, and creative approaches are presented.

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