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Governor Kelly Announces $10M for Broadband Projects in Rural Kansas Governor Laura Kelly announced today that $10 million has been awarded to 12 Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the latest round of Broadband Acceleration Grants. The awards will be paired with an additional $12.7 million in matching funds, resulting in an investment of nearly $22.7 million for high-speed broadband access projects across 14 rural Kansas counties. Kansas Tourism, Visit Wichita Partnering to Host 2025 TBEX Summit Kansas Tourism and Visit Wichita are proud to announce Wichita as the host city for the Travel Blogger Exchange (TBEX) Summit on October 1-4, 2025. This esteemed event will bring together leading travel bloggers, influencers, journalists, content creators and tourism industry professionals from around the globe to explore and enjoy the heart of the country. Commerce Launches Statewide Exporters Roundtable Series he International Division of the Kansas Department of Commerce today announced it will begin a monthly Kansas Exporters Roundtable series in July. With three-quarters of potential customers located outside of the United States, Commerce will visit 12 cities across the state and offer assistance for small- to medium-sized Kansas companies. Kansas Launches National Campaign to Attract and Retain Talent Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of Commerce David Toland, alongside leaders from across the state, today unveiled Love, Kansas, a dynamic talent attraction campaign aimed at boosting Kansas’ population by inviting past residents to choose the Sunflower State as their future home. This national marketing initiative will highlight Kansas as an exceptional place to live, work and raise a family, with a special emphasis on “boomerangs” – individuals with previous ties to 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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