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8 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During November

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

e2 In-Depth: Is Your Community a JEDI Hometown?

In this e2 article, Don Macke and David Iquinta pose the question: Is your community a JEDI hometown? The newest paper describes action steps communities can take to embrace justice, equity, diversity and inclusion to grow entrepreneurship and prosperity for all.

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.

NETWORK KANSAS SPONSORS 2020-2021 YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP CHALLENGE SERIES

NetWork Kansas’ Entrepreneurship (E-) Community Partnership announces the 2020-2021 Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC) Series.

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.

e2 In-Depth: Broadband and Rural America Restart, Recovery and Resiliency

In this e2 article, Broadband and Rural America Restart, Recovery and Resiliency, Don Macke takes an in-depth look into the world COVID-19 pandemic health crisis, which has greatly disrupted our lives with millions of Americans now infected and deaths approaching 215,000 according to Johns Hopkins University data. While the worst effects of the pandemic have largely impacted more densely packed metropolitan areas, it is now spreading hot spots to rural America.

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.

12 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During September

Congratulations to the 12 businesses that received funding from NetWork Kansas during September.