Connecting Minority Communities Pilot Program

Connecting Minority Communities Pilot Program

The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) today 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,…

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…

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…

Grants to States Program

Grants to States Program

Grants to States funds have been used to meet the needs of children, parents, teenagers, adult learners, senior citizens, the unemployed, and the business community. States and subrecipients have partnered with community organizations to provide a variety of services and programs, including access to electronic databases, computer instruction, homework centers, summer reading programs, digitization of…

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…