Digital Divide

Our work to bridge the digital divide focuses on promoting access to affordable home broadband, and the skills and devices needed to participate in today’s digital economy.

Our work

KC Fed and partners engage a neighborhood with low broadband subscription rates

Find out what we learned when we invited neighborhood residents to tell us about broadband.

Data maps shed light on Missouri's broadband needs

By combining sources of data, we can see where broadband doesn't exist, and where it exists but people are not subscribing.

Digital Divide

Bringing broadband to rural America

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City identified several foundations that have cracked the code to funding digital inclusion.

Disconnected: Seven Lessons on Fixing the Digital Divide

The report focuses on broadband access, economic impact and solutions for communities to narrow the digital divide.

Resources to help bridge the digital divide

Want to find affordable broadband programs, digital skills training, or create a coalition? We can help with this and more.

Change a life: Why to donate your used computers

The Kansas City Fed's Employer Laptop Challenge helps employers donated much-needed devices.