RuralRISE Summit 2022

Emporia, Kansas

RuralRISE is a community of organizations that aims to increase opportunities and prosperity for small and rural communities across the United States.  Recognizing that innovation and entrepreneurship are blind to location, RuralRISE seeks to increase the opportunities, increase accessibility, and … Continued

Digital Inclusion Week 2022

Digital Inclusion Week is an annual week of awareness, recognition, and celebration. Organizations and individuals across the country host special events and campaigns to promote digital equity in their communities. This year’s theme is “Turning Our Moment into Movement,” signaling … Continued

Understanding the Digital Equity Landscape and Extension’s Role

Webinar

As a part of Bridging the Digital Divide in Socio-Economically Disadvantaged Communities in the South, a NIFA AFRI funded project, individuals were surveyed to better understand the digital equity landscape, including access to the internet and devices as well as … Continued

Roundtable Discussion: Expanding Broadband Access in Missouri

Webinar

This month's roundtable will bring together researchers, decision-makers, and other experts to discuss efforts to expand broadband internet access to all Missourians. Panelists will discuss recent legislation, progress underway, and the benefits of improved internet to communities and economies in … Continued

Free

Fiber to Every Rural Home: BEAD is More Than Enough

Webinar

The level of BEAD funding is far more than adequate to complete the work started under the CAF II Auction, and continued under CARES, RDOF and ARPA: Fiber to every rural home.In 2010, the consultants working on the National Broadband … Continued

Fiber Broadband Association – Fiber for Breakfast

Webinar

The Fiber Broadband Association is proud to announce its weekly live video series, Fiber for Breakfast. Fiber for Breakfast is a weekly 30-minute live video discussion hosted by our President and CEO, Gary Bolton, and featuring industry thought leaders on … Continued

FORVIS Rural Telecommunications Benchmark Study

Webinar

Join us as we discuss the 2022 Rural Telecommunications Benchmark Study by FORVIS, which provides an in-depth look at the rural telecommunications industry’s financial and operational performance in 2021. Nearly 170 rural telecom companies in 18 states participated in the … Continued

Missouri Department of Economic Development Broadband Update

Webinar

The Office of Broadband Development continues to develop strategies to implement Governor Parson’s historic plans of investing ARPA funding to increase broadband internet access, adoption, and assistance statewide. Join us for our next call as Director of Broadband Development BJ … Continued

Free

Introduction to Broadband and High Speed Internet

Webinar

Since the passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), there has been much talk about high-speed Internet and broadband. This webinar will serve as an overview of the infrastructure and technology required to provide Internet for All. Topics covered will … Continued

Free

Putting the Community Reinvestment Act to Work in Your Community

Webinar

It can be difficult for community-based organizations to fund projects and programs. But if they're eligible for investment under the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), that could give them an edge. The CRA encourages banks to support community development initiatives in … Continued

Free

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