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Changing Lives: How Merit + Snowflake Connected 120K Students to Critical Education Funding

Major government programs are choosing Merit and Snowflake to elevate initiatives and enhance mission outcomes for citizens and students. Merit provides a digital platform and set of program delivery services that help run large-scale government...

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Governor Kelly Announces All Kansas Education Enrichment Program (KEEP) Funds Awarded

TOPEKAGovernor Laura Kelly announced today that the Kansas Education Enrichment Program (KEEP) has awarded all available funds, and the program no...

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Merit Earns Inc. Best in Business 2023 Recognition

Continuing our momentum from last week, Merit has been named one of Inc.’s Best in Business for 2023! We are delighted to be a part of this...

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Kansas Governor Announces KEEP Has Allocated Remaining Funds

TOPEKA, Kan. – Governor Laura Kelly today announced that the Kansas Education Enrichment Program (KEEP) has received enough applications to allocate...

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Merit Once Again Named a GovTech 100 Company

Beginning 2024 on a high note – Merit was once again named a GovTech 100 company by Government Technology. The annual and exclusive list honors 100...

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Merit Shares Insights on the Oklahoma Parental Choice Tax Credit Program with KOCO News 5

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (KOCO) - Applications opened for the new Oklahoma Parental Choice Tax Credit last week. The credit gives families tax cuts of up...

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Oklahoma Tax Commission to Accept Parental Choice Tax Credit Applications Beginning December 6th

Eligible Taxpayers can receive up to $7,500 in tax credit for qualified private school expensesThe Oklahoma Tax Commission (OTC) has announced...

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Jake's Recipe for Startup Success: Leadership Insights from Our COO

Jacob Orrin, our fearless COO, co-founder, and after-hours chef, recently appeared on Doug Noll's "Listening with Leaders" podcast. As a serial...

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There Are So Many Reasons Merit is a Great Place to Work. Here Are Four More.

Merit transforms large-scale government programs through our technology and expert teams. In practice, we tackle the seemingly impossible, like...

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Free money for back to school? You might qualify for KEEP

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - You could have free money coming to help with your kids’ back to school expenses.

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Tomer Kagan and Jacob Orrin of Merit: 5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Became A Founder

Planning to start a technology company? Learn the keys to success from Tomer and Jacob's conversation with Authority Magazine's Doug Noll.

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ASPIRE Coalition, Which Advocates for Military Spouse Professional License Reciprocity, Reaches Seven Members, Readies for Expansion

Need for Licensing Portability Further Validated by New Study that Shows 80% of Voters Support the Initiative

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New Study Shows 80% of State Voters Want Military Spouse License Portability [Infographic]

After Laura Schmiegel's husband was transferred by the military for the fourth time in six years, she gave up trying (again) to transfer her legal...

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3 Steps to Building Trust in Underserved Communities for Emergency Management

Our recent webinar addressed creative ways to build trust with underserved communities in official emergency management. We were lucky to be joined...

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5 Ways Modern Technology Optimizes Blue Skies Preparedness

For emergency agencies, taking advantage of Blue Skies to focus on training is ideal when preparing for life safety. Though with a pattern of...

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Snowflake’s Government and Education Data Cloud focuses on security, data tools

The industry-specific data cloud is designed to help government entities meet security and compliance standards.

Snowflake on Tuesday said it is...

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Merit, Snowflake Team for Government Data-Sharing Tools

Merit, a gov tech company from California, has integrated with the Snowflake Government and Education Data Cloud. The partnership could help...

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More Kansas Children Now Eligible for Free $1,000 School Supplies and Activities Grants

SHAWNEE, Kan. — Parents in Kansas say expanding eligibility for the Kansas Education Enrichment Program will help more students afford educational...

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