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The Wichita Community Foundation has created a $1 million fund to help the city deal with workforce issues.

The Talent Ecosystem Fund is meant to attack challenges identified by the Focus Forward project, according to a news release. Among those challenges is attracting a talented workforce to Wichita.

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Downtown Wichita is getting more art sculptures--but you won’t find these installations on city streets or near buildings.

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The Wichita Community Foundation has announced a $160,000 grant to help impact literacy in Wichita. The foundation will partner with the Wichita Eagle, the Wichita Public Library and Watermark Books & Cafe.

Impact Literacy is an initiative by the Wichita Community Foundation whose goal is to help increase academic readiness, success in the workforce and economic growth in the community.

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The Mid-America All-Indian Center has received a $5,000 grant from the Wichita Community Foundation to repair damage caused by a pipe that burst earlier this month.

The money, which is from the foundation's emergency fund, will be used to make up for lost income from admission, tours and canceled events as well as to repair exhibit furniture.