K-State Research and Extension provides many resources for communities and civic engagement – helping to increase education of boards, communities and provide valuable resources:
The Kansas PRIDE Program- For more than 45 years, the Kansas PRIDE program has assisted grassroots community driven efforts to improve the quality of life in local communities. The program is a partnership of K-State Research and Extension, the Kansas Department of Commerce and Kansas PRIDE, Inc., which is a nonprofit board of directors.
First Impressions - What is the first impression your community leaves on its visitors? K-State Research and Extension’s First Impressions program can improve your community’s image and quality of life for your citizens.
Grant Writing Workshops - Grants are a vital piece in your community's funding puzzle. K-State Research and Extension's Community Vitality Team offers grant writing workshops for local communities.
The Center for Engagement and Community Development – K-State campus-wide resource dedicated to providing value to both university and off-campus communities through expanded outreach and engagement.