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Nonprofit programs receive grants from the Wichita Wagonmasters Fund at WF

March 27, 2024 | Stories

In September 2023, Wagonmasters and contestants cooked as Wichitans activated our urban core to sample the best chili in the Midwest. The annual Wichita Wagonmaster’s Downtown Chili Cook-off raised more than $30,000 for local nonprofits. 

WF announced in February that the Good…

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Wichita Joins City Bureau's Documenters Network to Bridge Gap Between Public and Public Meetings

February 01, 2024 | News

The Kansas Leadership Center, Wichita Foundation and members of the Wichita Journalism Collaborative are partnering with City Bureau, a nonprofit civic journalism lab, to bring the Documenters Network to Wichita. 

The new participatory journalism initiative is making public…

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The Shout to elevate arts and culture coverage with Info Challenge support

January 18, 2024 | Stories

An information hub is emerging to notify our community of local art and culture. The brainchild of art enthusiasts Emily Christensen and Teri Mott, The Shout: Wichita Arts & Culture, Loud & Clear will amplify our vibrant arts community and connect us to the talent propelling it…

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TMBP Media to amplify representation within the Black community with Info Challenge Support

January 17, 2024 | Stories

The Millennial Black Professor (TMBP) Media is reimagining the way Wichita consumes local news. The information outlet, founded by Dr. Latasha Eley Kelly, was created to amplify representation, cultivate perspective and empower the community. Readers will encounter captivating…

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Planeta Venus informs Latino community with Info Challenge support

January 16, 2024 | Stories

Planeta Venus, a bilingual digital and print media resource published by AB&C Bilingual Resources, is serving as a crucial bridge for English and Spanish-speaking communities in Wichita. Its founder, Claudia Amaro, believes that when community members have fair access to news…

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