KINBER is a recipient of several federal grants including:
NSF CC*IIE Region: Accelerating the Adoption of Campus Cyberinfrastructure Technologies in Pennsylvania (Award 1440699) Gwendolyn Huntoon, Principal Investigator; Patricia A Campbell, Co-Principal Investigator; Michael D Carey, Co-Principal Investigator
Women in IT Networking at SC (WINS) (Award 1640987) Marla Meehl, Principal Investigator; Gwendolyn Huntoon, Co-Principal Investigator
2017 NSF Campus Cyberinfrastructure and Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure PI Workshop (Award 1745644) Gwendolyn Huntoon, Principal Investigator, Jen Leisure, Co-Principal Investigator
As a partner and technical assistance provider, KINBER has facilitated over $5.5M in grant awards from federal sources including the National Science Foundation awarded and spent in Pennsylvania or for cross-state collaborations. KINBER has contributed to the overall growth of awareness of cyberinfrastructure resources, tools and understanding among a diverse set of stakeholders in Pennsylvania ensuring a longer term strategic positioning of Pennsylvania with the robust cyberinfrastructure required to enable innovation, investment, and job creation in the state.
KINBER is recognized as a national leader in the promotion of diversity in Information Technology through initiatives such as Women in IT Networking at SC (WINS) initiative, awarded the 2017 CENIC Innovations in Networking Award, as well as the creation of the KINBER Diversity Scholarship which supports women and first time attendee participation at KINBERCON, KINBER’s annual conference.