KC Digital Drive one of four nonprofit recipients of Kansas Digital Equity and Inclusion Collaborative grant through Kansas Health Foundation

On July 13, 2021, the Kansas Health Foundation (KHF) announced the four nonprofit recipients of its Kansas Digital Equity and Inclusion Collaborative grant. KC Digital Drive (KCDD) is one of the four recipients, all receiving a 3-year, $250,000 award. The “initiative...

KC Coalition for Digital Inclusion April Meeting

Join us for our monthly meeting to highlight digital inclusion resources available to practitioners in Kansas City, update progress on digital inclusion efforts, and work collaboratively to bridge the digital divide. KC Coalition for Digital Inclusion Meeting Agenda...
IEEE Smart Cities Initiative

IEEE Smart Cities Initiative

IEEE Smart Cities Initiative Entering a global network of smart cities. Learn More IEEE Core Smart Cities worldwide Total registrants KC kickoff workshop US Affiliate City candidates at kickoff Academic papers submitted and displayed About IEEE Smart Cities The...
Announcement & Analysis: Google Fiber Brings Free Gigabit Internet to Public Housing Through ConnectHome

Announcement & Analysis: Google Fiber Brings Free Gigabit Internet to Public Housing Through ConnectHome

A crowd of nearly 60 community leaders, politicians and press piled into the cramped office of a low-income housing complex on Kansas City’s Westside this morning to hear the news that Google will start bringing free gigabit speed Internet to all to low-income...

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KC Digital Drive one of four nonprofit recipients of Kansas Digital Equity and Inclusion Collaborative grant through Kansas Health Foundation

On July 13, 2021, the Kansas Health Foundation (KHF) announced the four nonprofit recipients of its Kansas Digital Equity and Inclusion Collaborative grant. KC Digital Drive (KCDD) is one of the four recipients, all receiving a 3-year, $250,000 award. The “initiative will support multi-sector community collaboratives to develop and advocate for policies, programs and services […]

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Excelsior Springs Hospital, early receiver of a large FCC COVID-19 emergency grant for innovative telehealth response

In April 2020, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved a $200 million plan to provide telehealth funding to hospitals, many of which were scrambling to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the CARES Act, the FCC set aside the funds for provider organizations who could apply for telehealth-related assistance.  Excelsior Springs Hospital located […]

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The Heartland Telehealth Resource Center increases public education and provides technical assistance to telehealth providers and patients in Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma

The Heartland Telehealth Resource Center (HTRC) is one of 12 regional and two national telehealth resource centers committed to implementing telehealth programs for rural and underserved communities. These centers are funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Health Resources and Services Administration.  The HTRC provides assistance free of charge to […]

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