Digital Inclusion

Projects in action

Digital Inclusion Fund

In 2014, more than $300,000 was awarded to community organizations actively working to bridge the digital divide. The search is on for this year’s grantees.

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Connecting for Good

The only nonprofit for digital inclusion, Connecting for Good provides wireless mesh networks, community technology centers, low-cost refurbished PCs and free digital life skills classes.

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Computer Refurbishing

Thanks to nonprofits like Connecting for Good, certified, refurbished PCs can be produced for as low as $50-$75 to low-income families.

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Plays

News

WebNotes: Perspectives from the field on refurbished devices

After eight years leading the Kansas City-area computer and electronics recycling organization Surplus Exchange, Bob Akers recently accepted the position of Enterprise Director with e-Stewards. E-Stewards offers sustainability certification for electronics recyclers, and in his new role, Bob will seek to grow the work he began at e-Stewards and help enterprise IT leaders manage their […]

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Get Your Community Websites & Apps Tested by KC’s First Civic UX Group

KC Digital Drive, Code for KC and Missouri Western University are launching Kansas City’s first civic UX testing group. At KC Digital Drive, we’re building technology applications to help solve social and civic problems in the community. As our civic-tech arm, Code for KC rounds up volunteer coders, data geeks and designers to build these […]

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Further Reading

WebNotes: Perspectives from the field on refurbished devices

After eight years leading the Kansas City-area computer and electronics recycling organization Surplus Exchange, Bob Akers recently accepted the position of Enterprise Director with e-Stewards. E-Stewards offers sustainability certification for electronics recyclers, and in his new role, Bob will seek to grow the work he began at e-Stewards and help enterprise IT leaders manage their […]

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Get Your Community Websites & Apps Tested by KC’s First Civic UX Group

KC Digital Drive, Code for KC and Missouri Western University are launching Kansas City’s first civic UX testing group. At KC Digital Drive, we’re building technology applications to help solve social and civic problems in the community. As our civic-tech arm, Code for KC rounds up volunteer coders, data geeks and designers to build these […]

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