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The Path of the Kansas Community Investment Fund So Far

The Kansas Community Investment Fund (KCIF) was launched in 2019 as a three-year, gap-financing initiative to tackle health equity issues Kansans are facing. The ideas we tried and changed were essential to progress and created a framework driven by a vision.

6 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During April

Congratulations to the 6 businesses that received funding from NetWork Kansas during April.

NetWorked Partnership for Community Investment Launches to Boldly Solve Community Challenges

NetWorked Partnership for Community Investment seeks to provide a model that connects community development organizations, community foundations, economic development organizations, entrepreneurship support organizations, health foundations, health organizations and minority-led organizations through convenings.

StartUp Hutch Assists in Providing Loan to Fill County Gaps

“This grant provides Reno County with necessary medical services that have not been easily accessible for many in our community,” said Jackson Swearer, Entrepreneur Navigator and Program Director at StartUp Hutch. “It also brings another business to occupy a previously vacant building in Hutchinson and grow our community."

11 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During March

Congratulations to the 11 businesses that received funding from NetWork Kansas during March.

13 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During February

Congratulations to the 13 businesses that received funding from NetWork Kansas during February.

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.