Grants in Action

Installation of two sensory walls at KidsTLC provides education and promote self-reliance for children with ASD who have issues with sensory processing.  Funding for this project was provided by the CPS Foundation and the Mader Family Foundation. READ MORE about this project!

 

 

 

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Johnson and Wyandotte Counties (CASA), in collaboration with Jackson County CASA were recently awarded $10,000 from the Country Club Christian Church to help pay salaries for Program Supervisors who are specially-trained to support volunteers advocating for children from birth to age five who are involved in the court system due to abuse or neglect.

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Johnson and Wyandotte Counties was recently awarded a $25,000 grant from the John W. and Effie E. Speas Charitable Foundation to provide advocates to children involved in the court system due to abuse, neglect, and other forms of maltreatment.

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) recently received a grant for $5,000 from the American Century Foundation to support their Child Advocacy Program. CASA will use funds for its Child Advocacy program that will provide 450 children with 185 volunteers who advocate directly for children involved in the court system due to abuse, neglect, or divorce-related custody and visitation disputes.

Camp Fire National Headquarters was recently awarded a $50,000 grant from the RGK Foundation to support their newly launched Key Market Initiative (KMI). The Camp Fire National Headquarters (aka Camp Fire) Key Market Initiative will significantly build capacity and strengthen operations for up to ten participating Camp Fire councils...

Baptist-Trinity Lutheran Legacy Foundation (BTLLF) was recently awarded $150,000 from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City to allow Kansas City's Medicine Cabinet to provide emergency medical assistance to low-income individuals experiencing a short-term medical crisis. Kansas City's Medicine Cabinet facilitates better access for low-income individuals to short-term...

Kansas City Kansas Public Schools was recently awarded a $5,263,034 grant from Department of Health and Human Services to help provide for child development services of Head Start eligible children and families in Wyandotte County. Successful Beginnings will continue to provide educational, health, mental health, nutritional and oral health...

Baptist-Trinity Lutheran Legacy Foundation (BTLLF) recently received a grant for $75,000 from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City to allow Kansas City's Medicine Cabinet to provide emergency medical assistance to low-income individuals experiencing a short-term medical crisis.

Metro Lutheran Ministries (MLM) was recently awarded a $50,000 grant from Oppenstein Brothers Foundation to support the new Northland Service Center. The new Northland Service Center will increase MLM’s ability to provide direct services promoting self-sufficiency for disadvantaged people in Clay and Platte counties. The 4,300 square-foot...

Kansas City, Kansas Public School District was recently awarded a $1,392,289 grant from the Kansas Children's Cabinet Trust Fund - Early Childhood Block Grant to address a service gap for at-risk populations in their borders.  They will be able to increase services for children ages 36-48 months and...