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Digital Inclusion Fund Relaunches with Open Call for Applications

April 30, 2024 by

The KC Digital Inclusion Fund is a charitable fund led by KC Digital Drive and administered at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation with an Advisory Council. In 2024, the Fund will award up to $250,000 across three grant areas: 1) Devices, 2) I.T. Support, and 3) New Courses. For more information or to apply, visit

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Assistive Technology will “Power Up” Computer Access

April 23, 2024 by

KC Digital Drive’s team member Leah Henriksen volunteered for the Missouri Assistive Technology’s Power Up conference, learning about assistive devices to share with the KC metro community. KC Digital Drive intends to partner with MO Assistive Tech to provide access to computers and other digital devices for individuals with disabilities.

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Expanding Digital Literacy Programs in the Region: A Recap of February’s Digital Inclusion Learning Circle Meeting

February 27, 2024 by

The goal of the Digital Inclusion Learning Circle is to provide a space for digital skills trainers to share their knowledge and expertise, get tips to improve their programs and services and brainstorm new ideas. The February Digital Inclusion Learning Circle featured presentations from Pam Rooks, Refugee Digital Access Specialist with Catholic Charities of Northeast […]

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Showing the love for digital inclusion

February 26, 2024 by

Another Net Inclusion is in the books, with this year’s conference held in Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, aligning perfectly with it overlapping with Valentine’s Day. The event, hosted by NDIA, featured three days of learning with topics ranging from digital inclusion essentials to AI and dozens of panelists from across the country.   Sessions […]

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KC Digital Inclusion Orgs Support Refugee Families

January 23, 2024 by

The following is a recap of a presentation by Amber Schrage, Johnson County Community College ESL Coordinator and Adult Basic Education Instructor, Leslie Dykstra, Johnson County Community College Adult Basic Education Program Director, Pam Rooks, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas Refugee Digital Access Coordinator, Maiwand Momand, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, Arish Rustami, JVS Digital […]

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KC Digital Drive Collaboration with New Programming at Literacy KC

January 22, 2024 by

Kansas City non-profit Literacy KC has expanded its services to include not just traditional and digital literacy, but health and financial literacy, as well. These topics now fit nicely into the online and in-class hybrid learning that Literacy KC offers. In health, this includes things like knowing the roles of various practitioners, choosing a health […]

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