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Lock-ett Foundation Youth Development Leadership in Kansas City

LOCK-ETT UP FOUNDATION Kevin Lockett| Founder Our mission is to implement and assist programs that target at-risk and disadvantaged youth and strongly focus on education, youth development, leadership, and growth in reading and community service. visit them here:...

Lead to Read KC Advancing Literacy Kansas City Community

LEAD TO READ KC Pauly Hart| Executive Director Lead to Read KC was launched in 2011 by Lynn and Jean Rundle. Both former teachers, Lynn and Jean mentored and tutored teens. They realized that many of these very intelligent kids couldn’t read fluently – and a few...

Skilled KC Technical Institute Career Training in Kansas City

SKILLED KC TECHINCAL INSTITUTE Steve LaNasa| Manager Skilled KC Technical Institute provides quality training for in-demand careers, giving students the opportunity to get good paying jobs in months, not years. Students will need a high school diploma or recognized...

Camp Valor Outdoors Wounded Veterans Programs Kansas City

CAMP VALOR OUTDOORS John Schwent| Founder & Executive Director The mission of Camp Valor Outdoors is torecognize & honor our wounded veterans & theirfamilies with the opportunity to participate incompetitive outdoor activities with dignity &respect...
BLOC Discusses Community Engagement and Development

Brothers Liberating Our Community African American Engagement in Kansas City

BROTHERS LIBERATING OUR COMMUNITY (B.L.OC.) Cornell Ellis| Founder The BLOC (Brothers Liberating Our Communities) is a professional network of Black men working in education to uplift our communities through this important work.Armed with a focus on the Kansas City...

KC Shepherds Center Adult Community Programs in Kansas City

KC SHEPHERD'S CENTER Janet Baker| Executive Director KC Shepherd's Center adopts and maintains a model of lifecycle needs-driven programs and services that meet the changing multi-faceted needs of older adults as they age, keeping them independent and supported...
Giving Machines KC

Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints Giving Machines

GIVING MACHINES KC Barb McEver| Executive Director Relief International began partnering with Latter-day Saint Charities in 2017. Together, our work aims to foster resilience and long-term development in communities affected by humanitarian crises. visit them here:...

Project 1020 Adult Homelessness in Kansas City Community

PROJECT 1020 Barb McEver| Executive Director Project 10❤️20 provides shelter, support, and compassion to all adults experiencing homelessness while helping them utilize community resources to achieve their goals. visit them here: project1020.org  Find us on...
Community Capital Fund

Community Capital Fund Discusses Community Development

COMMUNITY CAPITAL FUND Phyliss Hardwick| Executive Director Since 2012, the Community Capital Fund (CCF) has invested in innovative and measurable community development that aligns with and strengthens the financial, human, and social capital of under-resourced...
Lyric Opera of Kansas City

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Nonprofit Community Arts

LYRIC OPERA OF KANSAS CITY Debra Sandler Kemper| General Director & CEO Founded in 1958 and now one of the nation's premiere regional opera companies, Lyric Opera of Kansas City brings high-quality live operatic performances to the people of the Kansas City and a...

Project CURE Discusses Global Health Initiative

PROJECT CURE Kristin Robinson| Executive Director Project C.U.R.E. is the world’s largest distributor of donated medical equipment and supplies to resource-limited communities across the globe, serving the sick and dying in more than 135 countries. visit them here:...
aSTEAM Village TAlks with KC Cares

Kansas City Nonprofit aSTEAM Village Community Based Project Learning

aSTEAM Village William Wells| Executive Director Inspire students and families to pursue education and career pathways in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM), through community-based project learning and innovative programs. visit them here:...
hopebuilders of kansas city visits kc cares

hopeBUILDERS Nonprofit Provides Disabled with Accessible Homes

hopeBUILDERS Gary Wayne| President & CEO HopeBUILDERS provides safe, accessible and healthy homes for Kanas Citians by creating accessibility and completing repairs at no cost. We serve people with low incomes, primarily older adults and people with disabilities,...

Kauffman Foundation President CEO Wendy Guillies Nonprofit Interview

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Wendy Guillies| President & CEO To help individuals attain economic independence by advancing educational achievement and entrepreneurial success, consistent with the aspirations of our founder, Ewing Marion Kauffman. visit them...

Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership Discusses Education and Leadership

Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership Scott Helm| Director The Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership is dedicated to enhancing performance and effectiveness in the nonprofit community through education, research and service. visit them here:...

Fore The Kids Discusses Teen Mental Health and Suicide Awareness

Fore The Kids Kevin Timmons| Founder To help every kid smile from the enjoyment of life and support positive mental health through improving community awareness and advocating access to high quality care and research.Fore the Kids is a 501c3 charity funding the Nick...

Dr of Philanthropy Jeffrey Byrne Discusses Fundraising For Nonprofits

Dr of Philanthropy Jeffrey Byrne| Fundraising Specialist Byrne Pelofsky, with its comprehensive and complete set of tools for fundraising success, will help you master the art of the ask and will partner with you to achieve your resource development goals through our...

MRI Global Discusses Nonprofit Efforts in Kansas City Community

MRI GLOBAL Dean Gray| VP Defense & Health MRIGlobal’s focus is translating new technologies that support better health outcomes for humans, animals, and our environment. We apply our diverse and cutting-edge technical capabilities and expertise to provide smart,...

United Way of Greater Kansas City Discusses Community Involvement

United Way of Greater Kansas City Chris Rossen| Executive Director United Way's mission is to improve lives by mobilizing Greater Kansas City's collective generosity for the greatest good. ... We are Kansas City taking care of its own. www.unitedwaygkc.orgFind us on...
Nonprofit Story and Info with Kansas Interfaith Action

Kansas Interfaith Action Nonprofit visits KC Cares

Kansas Interfaith Action Moti Rieber| Executive Director Kansas Interfaith Action is a statewide, multi–faith issue–advocacy organization that “puts faith into action” by educating, engaging and advocating on behalf of people of faith and the public regarding critical...

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