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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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ProgramFiscal YearRecipientAddressCityZip CodeTotal Amount OfferedTotal Amount Claimed to DateRemaining Amount to DateQualification – Total Capital InvesmentQualification – Net New JobsQualification – Retained 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
ARPA PRIVATE COLLEGESFY23Baker UniversityPO Box 65Baldwin City66006$843,901.53$421,950.77$421,950.77$3,375,606n/an/an/aachievedachievednot yet metn/an/an/a2Open
ARPA PRIVATE COLLEGESFY23Barclay College607 N KingmanHaviland67059$90,218.99$0.00$90,218.99$360,876n/an/an/aachievednot yet metn/an/an/an/a2Open
ARPA PRIVATE COLLEGESFY23Benedictine College1020 N 2nd StAtchison66002$947,132.13$0.00$947,132.13$3,788,529n/an/an/aachievednot yet metn/an/an/an/a2Open
ARPA PRIVATE COLLEGESFY23Benedictine College (Engineering)1020 N 2nd StAtchison66002$200,000.00$0.00$200,000.00$800,000n/an/an/aachievednot yet metn/an/an/an/a2Open
ARPA PRIVATE COLLEGESFY23Bethany College335 E Swensson StLindsborg67456$418,973.83$209,486.92$209,486.92$1,675,895n/an/an/aachievedachievednot yet metn/an/an/a2Open
ARPA PRIVATE COLLEGESFY23Bethel College300 E 27thNorth Newton67117$274,276.92$137,138.46$137,138.46$1,097,108n/an/an/aachievedachievednot yet metn/an/an/a2Open
ARPA PRIVATE COLLEGESFY23Central Christian College of Kansas1200 S MainMcPherson67460$192,310.00$0.00$192,310.00$769,240n/an/an/aachievednot yet metn/an/an/an/a2Open
ARPA PRIVATE COLLEGESFY23Cleveland University-Kansas City10850 Lowell AveOverland Park66210$358,345.57$179,172.79$179,172.79$1,433,382n/an/an/aachievedachievednot yet metn/an/an/a2Open
ARPA PRIVATE COLLEGESFY23Donnelly College608 N 18th StKansas City66102$142,892.88$71,446.44$71,446.44$571,572n/an/an/aachievedachievedn/an/an/an/a2Open
ARPA PRIVATE COLLEGESFY23Friends University2100 W University AveWichita67213$816,275.57$408,137.79$408,137.79$3,265,102n/an/an/aachievedachievednot yet metn/an/an/a2Open
ARPA PRIVATE COLLEGESFY23Hesston College301 S Main StHesston67062$185,165.36$0.00$185,165.36$740,661n/an/an/aachievednot yet metn/an/an/an/a2Open
ARPA PRIVATE COLLEGESFY23Kansas Christian College7401 Metcalf AveOverland Park66204$76,209.54$0.00$76,209.54$304,838n/an/an/aachievednot yet metn/an/an/an/a2Open
ARPA PRIVATE COLLEGESFY23Kansas Wesleyan University100 E Claflin AveSalina67401$442,134.38$221,067.19$221,067.19$1,768,538n/an/an/aachievedachievedn/an/an/an/a2Open
ARPA PRIVATE COLLEGESFY23Manhattan Christian College1415 Anderson AveManhattan66502$91,213.29$0.00$91,213.29$364,853n/an/an/aachievednot yet metn/an/an/an/a2Open
ARPA PRIVATE COLLEGESFY23McPherson College1600 E EuclidMcPherson67460$492,563.66$0.00$492,563.66$1,970,255n/an/an/aachievednot yet metn/an/an/an/a2Open
ARPA PRIVATE COLLEGESFY23Newman University3100 W McCormickWichita67213$984,889.17$492,444.59$492,444.59$3,939,557n/an/an/aachievedachievednot yet metn/an/an/a2Open
ARPA PRIVATE COLLEGESFY23Ottawa University1001 S Cedar StOttawa66067$715,655.17$357,827.59$357,827.59$2,862,621n/an/an/aachievedachievednot yet metn/an/an/a2Open
ARPA PRIVATE COLLEGESFY23Southwestern College100 College StWinfield67156$427,704.92$0.00$427,704.92$1,710,820n/an/an/aachievednot yet metn/an/an/an/a2Open
ARPA PRIVATE COLLEGESFY23Tabor College400 S JeffersonHillsboro67063$371,521.49$185,760.75$185,760.75$1,486,086n/an/an/aachievedachievedn/an/an/an/a2Open
ARPA PRIVATE COLLEGESFY23University of Saint Mary4100 S 4th StLeavenworth66048$669,550.72$0.00$669,550.72$2,678,203n/an/an/aachievednot yet metn/an/an/an/a2Open

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