The mission of the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation is to improve the quality of life in greater Kansas City region by increasing charitable giving, educating and connecting donors to community needs they care about, and leading on critical community issues.
To that end, the foundation is inviting applications for its Black Community Fund Grants program. Established as a fund at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation in 1983 by the Hall Family Foundation, the fund has been investing in the African-American community in greater Kansas City for more than thirty years. Through the program, grants ranging between $500 and $10,000 will be awarded to organizations with a programmatic focus on improving the quality of life of African-Americans in the greater Kansas City region, with a focus on access to health care, educational disparities, and/or youth development. Organizations may only submit a request for funding of a specific program once a year.
To help the foundation determine whether the proposed project is a good fit for this opportunity, the foundation requests that potential applicants call 816.268.3296 before submitting an application.
To be eligible, applicants must be tax exempt as defined by section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and serve the greater Kansas City area.
See the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation website for complete program guidelines and application instructions.