Connecting Minority Communities Pilot Program

Connecting Minority Communities Pilot Program

The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) released a Notice of Funding Opportunity for the Connecting Minority Communities Pilot Program, which will direct $268 million for expanding broadband access and connectivity to eligible Historically Black Colleges or Universities (HBCUs), Tribal Colleges or Universities (TCUs), minority-serving institutions (MSIs), and consortia led by an HBCU, TCU,…

Community Connect Grants

Community Connect Grants

Community Connect Grants offers funding to eligible applicants that will construct broadband networks that provide service on a community-oriented connectivity basis in rural areas. Specifically, funds will be used for the construction, acquisition, or leasing of facilities, spectrum, land or buildings used to deploy broadband service for residential and business, and essential community facilities (such…

Impact KC

Impact KC

Impact KC is a group of philanthropic and civic-minded individuals dedicated to making a substantive impact on the well-being of the Kansas City metropolitan area through volunteerism, fundraising and education. Impact KC receives funding from our general membership, and the fund is administered by the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation. We will award one-time grants to…

Sunderland Foundation

Sunderland Foundation

Since its inception in 1945, the Sunderland Foundation has focused on supporting construction projects, awarding grants to nonprofits in the Kansas City region and other markets traditionally served by the Ash Grove Cement Company.  Grants are awarded in Western Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Arkansas, Western Iowa, Idaho, Central Texas, Oklahoma, Oregon, Washington, Utah and Montana.  The Sunderland Foundation…

Allen P. and Josephine B. Green Foundation, Inc.

Allen P. and Josephine B. Green Foundation, Inc.

The Allen P. and Josephine B. Green Foundation is a private foundation with approximately $11 million in assets.  The mission of the Foundation can be summed up as “Improving the quality of life in Missouri.” The Foundation accepts grant applications from publicly and privately supported, non-profit [501(c)(3)] organizations whose objectives and programs generally fit within the mission…

Missouri Building Entrepreneurial Capacity (MOBEC)

Missouri Building Entrepreneurial Capacity (MOBEC)

To create more home-grown, high-tech companies, Missouri must support entrepreneurs and foster innovation.  It is for this reason that the Missouri Building Entrepreneurial Capacity program (MOBEC) is a cornerstone of MTC’s investment strategy. Through the MOBEC grant program, MTC makes strategic investments that expand the support system for entrepreneurs that are commercializing new technologies or that…

Community Planning and Development – Community Development Block Grant

Community Planning and Development – Community Development Block Grant

HUD continues its efforts to narrow the digital divide in low-income communities served by HUD by providing, where feasible and with HUD funding, broadband infrastructure to communities in need of such infrastructure. Broadband is the common term used to refer to a very fast connection to the Internet. Such connections are also referred to as…

ReConnect Program

ReConnect Program

The ReConnect Program offers unique federal financing and funding options in the form of loans, grants, and loan/grant combinations to facilitate broadband deployment in areas of rural America that don’t currently have sufficient access to broadband, defined by the law as 10 Mbps (megabits per second) downstream and 1 Mbps upstream. This program will generate…