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Governor Kelly Releases Kansas Broadband Digital Equity Plan for Public Comment Governor Laura Kelly today announced the Kansas Digital Equity (DE) Plan for high-speed internet connectivity is available for public review and comment. While the recently announced Broadband Equity Access and Deployment (BEAD) Five-Year Action Plan outlines the state’s plan to provide access to high-speed internet, the Digital Equity Plan focuses on specifically connecting users. Governor Kelly Celebrates Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses Governor Laura Kelly joined the Kansas Department of Commerce for the 38th Annual Minority and Women Business Awards Luncheon at Townsite Tower in Topeka. The luncheon, hosted by Commerce’s Office of Minority and Women Business Development, recognizes minority- and women-owned businesses from across the state and is part of Kansas Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week. Governor Kelly Announces Recipients of More than $500K in Registered Apprenticeship Grants Governor Laura Kelly today announced a total of $528,478 has been awarded by the Kansas Department of Commerce to eight entities across the state for projects that will attract and retain employees and build the state workforce through registered apprenticeships. Virtual Job Fair to Highlight Hundreds of State Agency Opportunities Jobseekers are encouraged to attend the upcoming State of Kansas Agencies Virtual Job Fair from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 27. This month’s virtual fair, hosted by KANSASWORKS, will feature many exciting employment opportunities available across the state’s 98 government agencies. Currently, there are more than 700 vacancies across the state. View All


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Building a Stronger Economy 2.0 (BASE)

The BASE 2.0 grant program includes infrastructure investments associated with economic development projects including the development of new business parks; development of infrastructure required to support business expansions; renovation of existing business parks to bring them up to modern standards; development of infrastructure such as railroad spurs, water, wastewater, storm-water and other utilities; driveway aprons; business park signage; parking facilities directly associated with business attraction projects; speculative industrial office and residential space; development of infrastructure related to cybersecurity investments; and other projects that achieve the goal of expanding the state’s base of businesses and residents.

Additional Data and Information

General Information

Eligible ABODE applicants include:

  • County or municipal governments
  • Economic Development Organizations
  • Recognized Tribes within the borders of Kansas
  • Private land developers and commercial property owners
  • 501c3-Designated Non-Profit Organizations
  • Local Main Street Programs or Main Street Affiliate
  • Local Chambers of Commerce
  • Community Foundations
  • Rural Water Districts
Benchmark I


ProgramFiscal YearRecipientAddressCityCountyZip CodeAmount OfferedAmount Claimed to DateRemaining Amount to DateTotal Capital InvesmentNet New JobsRetained JobsJobs to DateB1-Award AgreementB2-First DisbursementB3-Quarterly Reports (1 min.)B4-Second DisbursementB5-Quarterly Reports (3 min.)B6-Project ClosedNumber of Years Recipient Has Received Program’s BenefitsStatus: Open/Closed
BASE 2.0FY23City of Bel Aire7651 E Central Park AveBel Aire67226$4,716,225.00$4,716,225.00 $6,288,300.00 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23Blair Center for the Arts Foundation1310 19th StreetBelleville66935$450,000.00$450,000.00 $600,000.00 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23City of Clay CenterRyan & 9th Street, 12th Street Estates -12th Street & McBrathneyClay CenterClay67432$632,420.00$632,420.00 $843,226.67 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23Sugar Creek Packing Co.South 210th Street and West Meadows DriveFrontenacCrawford66763$1,260,000.00$1,260,000.00 $1,680,000.00 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23City of GoodlandW. 16th St./Industrial Loop GoodlandSherman67735$1,356,416.00$1,356,416.00 $1,808,554.67 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23City of HalsteadHalstead Rd and SW 36th StreetHalsteadHarvey67056$144,000.00$144,000.00 $192,000.00 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23Gella’s Diner & Lb. Brewing Co., LLC121 West 11th StreetHaysEllis67601$594,705.00$594,705.00 $792,940.00 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23Birla Carbon USA Inc.3500 South Road SHickockGrant67880$643,743.00$643,743.00 $858,324.00 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23City of IndependenceTaylor & 21stIndependenceMontgomery67301$2,600,000.00$2,600,000.00 $3,466,666.67 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23Black MasterMind Group121 N. 5th StreetKansas CityWyandotte66101$1,400,000.00$1,400,000.00 $1,866,666.67 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23KC The Yards 2, LLC200 S. James StKansas CityWyandotte66105$800,000.00$800,000.00 $1,066,666.67 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23Ninnescah LLC232 North Main StreetKingmanKingman67068$750,000.00$750,000.00 $1,000,000.00 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/a
BASE 2.0FY23Leavenworth County Kansas Highway 7 & McIntyre RoadLansingLeavenworth66043$1,300,000.00$1,300,000.00 $1,733,333.33 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23City of LarnedBroadway from 8th to 4th StreetsLarnedPawnee67550$750,000.00$750,000.00 $1,000,000.00 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23City of Leavenworth1480 Eisenhower RoadLeavenworthLeavenworth66048$56,250.00$56,250.00 $75,000.00 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23Lincoln County Economic Development Foundation702 E North StreetLincolnLincoln67455$144,900.00$144,900.00 $193,200.00 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23Hutton CorporationWest 53rd Street North and 135th StreetMaizeSedgwick67101$2,000,000.00$2,000,000.00 $2,666,666.67 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23City of Manhattan1318 Laramie StreetManhattanRiley66502$1,500,000.00$1,500,000.00 $2,000,000.00 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23City of Medicine Lodge307 N Iliff (US-281)Medicine LodgeBarber67104$57,865.00$57,865.00 $77,153.33 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23Elk County1512 US Highway 160MolineElk67353$227,311.00$227,311.00 $303,081.33 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/a
BASE 2.0FY23Norton County Economic Development Board604 E. Holme StNortonNorton67654$1,080,000.00$540,000.00$540,000.00 $1,440,000.00 n/an/an/aachievedachievednot yet metn/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23Olathe Chamber of Commerce / Economic Development Council110 N Chestnut StreetOlatheJohnson66061$2,000,000.00$2,000,000.00 $2,666,666.67 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23City of Osawatomie439 Main St.OsawatomieMiami66064$1,500,000.00$1,500,000.00 $2,000,000.00 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23Peabody Main Street AssociationWalnut StreetPeabodyMarion66866$1,500,000.00$740,000.00$760,000.00 $2,000,000.00 n/an/an/aachievedachievednot yet metn/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23Northwest Kansas Housing, Inc.South Seventh Street and East Santa Fe RoadPhillipsburgPhillips67661$1,608,287.00$1,608,287.00 $2,144,382.67 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23MFF 2.02231 County Road 31 RexfordThomas67753$2,508,356.00$2,508,356.00 $3,344,474.67 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23Scoby Bros1223 Oregon St. Sabetha, KSSabethaNemaha66534$434,298.00$217,149.00$217,149.00 $579,064.00 n/an/an/aachievedachievednot yet metn/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23City of Scott CityIntersection of K-96 & Mesquite RoadScott CityScott67871$750,000.00$750,000.00 $1,000,000.00 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23The Motor Inn702 N Hwy 27Sharon SpringsWallace67758$335,700.00$335,700.00 $447,600.00 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23Greater Hutch – Hutchinson Reno County Chamber of Commerce K96 at Mills Ave and Trails West RdSouth HutchinsonReno67505$2,000,000.00$2,000,000.00 $2,666,666.67 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23Midwest Bioscience Research Park17745 Metcalf AvenueStillwellJohnson66085$1,500,000.00$1,500,000.00 $2,000,000.00 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23BioRealty, Inc. 627-635 S. Kansas AvenueTopekaShawnee66603$1,200,000.00$1,200,000.00 $1,800,000.00 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23Exploration Place300 North McLean BoulevardWichitaSedgwick67203$3,000,000.00$3,000,000.00 $4,000,000.00 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23Groover Labs, Inc.334 N St FrancisWichitaSedgwick67202$1,150,554.00$1,150,554.00 $1,534,072.00 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23Solomon Valley Economic Development, Inc102 S Mill StBeloitMitchell67420$423,000.00$423,000.00 $564,000.00 n/an/an/aachievednot yet metn/an/an/an/a2Open
BASE 2.0FY23The Green Living Foundation, LLC1400 West 7th StreetChanuteNeosho66720$820,373.00$410,186.50$410,186.50 $1,093,830.67 n/an/an/aachievedachievednot yet metn/an/a
BASE 2.0FY23Legacy180 Properties106 & 108 W. RutledgeYates CenterWoodson66783$345,600.00$345,600.00 $460,800.00 n/an/an/anot yet metn/an/an/an/an/a2Open
n/a, not yet met, achievedn/a, not yet met, achievedn/a, not yet met, achievedn/a, not yet met, achievedn/a, not yet met, achievedn/a, not yet met, achievedopen, closed

Kansas Commerce Transparency Database