Developing Potential, Inc. recently received a grant for $7,500 from the Hallmark Corporate Foundation to improve conditions and safety at their Lee’s Summit facility. 

Developing Potential Inc. (DPI) was recently awarded a $10,000 grant from the Hall Family Foundation to replace its aging and disjointed telecommunications system with a modern, unified system. This project will enhance DPI's ability to deliver services to individuals with developmental disabilities in Jackson County, MO, and will result in enhanced health and safety for individuals served.

Lyric Opera of Kansas City recently received a grant for $500,000 from the Muriel McBrien Kauffman Foundation to help fund the season and the outreach education programs. 

The support from the Muriel McBrien Kauffman Foundation will help Lyric Opera maintain high levels of artistry and technical accomplishment. In an ever more competitive performing arts environment, Lyric Opera intends to keep providing “wow” opera experiences to our community and the Kansas City region.

Comprehensive Mental Health Services (CMHS) recently received a grant for $30,000 from the REACH Healthcare Foundation to connect CMHS with the Kansas area health information exchange, LACIE. 

Metro Lutheran Ministries (MLM) recently received a grant for $50,000 from the H&R Block Foundation to support the new Northland Service Center. 

A new 4,300 square foot Service Center will be created through a renovation of the former sanctuary of St. James Lutheran Church.  Over 3,460 square feet of the former sanctuary will be renovated for the new Service Center and an additional 840 square feet will be added through construction to the existing space.  This Service Center will have locations for food storage, three offices for case management, a reception and waiting room for clients, a bathroom, additional storage space, and room to grow.  A dock and ramp will be added to aid food deliveries.