Projects

From inspiring digital advocates to awesomely talented entrepreneurs… See who’s making Kansas City a better place to live.

Re.Use.Full

A waste prevention-centered nonprofit that connects people with gently used technology, furniture, clothes, and other household items to community-based organizations, schools and churches that need them.

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Digital Services & Support @ The LAMP Campus

KC Digital Drive’s Digital Services & Support Center is a digital commons in KC’s east side and is ‘the place’ for people to come to get personal assistance and IT support, device training, digital skills training, and to help level up direct service agencies’ ability to offer digital literacy and digital navigation through trainings, workshops, and technical support at the DSSC.

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Digital Health@Home

Digital Health@Home cross-trains health workers with connected devices, remote monitoring tools, and digital literacy basics to meet patients where they are and deliver care embedded with digital know-how at home.

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MO Goes Tech

Organizations are invited to apply for the first MO Goes Tech cohort, and each selected organization will receive a $2,000 microgrant that includes $1,000 for a stipend for the staff trainer and $1,000 is unrestricted funds to boost digital service capacity.

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Hire KC – College Internships

Hire KC connects college students to Micro-Internships at local nonprofits who need the extra resources, creating a unique opportunity to prepare students for the digital workforce while helping to build up resilient community organizations in Kansas City.

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Civic Innovation Challenge – Connecting Underrepresented Youths with Employment Opportunities

This is a $1M National Science Foundation-funded project that aims to support the Kansas City region’s youth by boosting work readiness and cultivating occupational identities. The project will help young people access more opportunities through innovative civic technology and a youth-centered app, and by specifically studying the transportation behavior of youth, and offering shared-mobility options like bikes, transit, and micro-transit services.

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