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Governor Laura Kelly Announces New Effort to Support Kansas Businesses in COVID-19 Recovery

TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly today announced that funding provided to Kansas’ hospitality industry through the Hospitality Industry Relief Emergency (HIRE) Fund has been converted from bridge loans to grants.

8 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During January

Congratulations to the eight businesses that received funding from NetWork Kansas during January.

NetWork Kansas announces its 2021 board of directors

NetWork Kansas announces its 2021 board of directors and welcomes Dr. Robert Weems, Jr., the Willard W. Garvey Distinguished Professor of Business History at Wichita State University.

9 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During December

Congratulations to the nine businesses that received funding from NetWork Kansas during December.

8 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During November

Congratulations to the eight businesses that received funding from NetWork Kansas during November.

Ignister Introduces New Advisory Board

Today, Ignister, a NetWork Kansas initiative supported by the Kansas Department of Commerce, announced the members who will make up its Advisory Board. The board will help develop the project as it moves forward, creating access to tech-centric opportunities across the state.

Poels honored with NREDA President’s Award

Nick Poels, received the National Rural Economic Developers Association (NREDA) President’s Award for outstanding support and commitment to rural economic development.

9 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During October

Congratulations to the nine businesses that received funding from NetWork Kansas during October.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas grants funds to support The Kansas Community Investment Fund

NetWork Kansas and the Kansas Health Foundation (KHF) announced today the first corporate sponsor for the Kansas Community Investment Fund (KCIF) is Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas (BCBCKS). BCBSKS will award NetWork Kansas a Blue Health Initiative Trailblazer grant totaling $150,000 annually for the next three years.

International Awards Received by Pottawatomie County Economic Development Corporation

Pottawatomie County Economic Development Corporation won three awards from the International Economic Development Council Excellence in Economic Development Awards. The honors were presented at an awards ceremony during the IEDC Annual Conference, the week of October 12.