Success Stories

Kansas City Art Institute (KCAI) was recently awarded a $50,000 grant from the Muriel McBrien Kauffman Foundation to continue to evolve the quality of its facilities and programs, and advance the overall educational experience with firsthand learning opportunities for the 21st-century student. Funding from the Muriel McBrien Kauffman Foundation will support the KCAI Annual Fund and the 2018 ArtPop event. The Annual Fund is critical to KCAI, as it closes the gap between student tuition and the actual costs to educate each student. Sponsorship's for ArtPop are dedicated to funding scholarship support for KCAI students so that we can attract and educate the top talent in Kansas City.

Comprehensive Mental Health Services, Inc (CMHS) recently received a grant for $81,594 from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City (now the Heath Forward Foundation) to support the addition of a Suicide Prevention Liaison and Hospital Discharge Specialist to improve the quality of services, prevent further hospitalizations,...

Kansas City Girls Preparatory Academy (Girls Prep) was recently awarded a $1,057,089 grant from the Department of Education Charter School Developers Fund to Girls Prep will use grant funds to support three key goals. First, Girls Prep will adopt research-based, CCSS-aligned curricula to ensure the foundations of a...

Comprehensive Mental Health Services, Inc. (CMHS) recently received a grant for $475,000 from Jackson County COMBAT for their Substance-Use Disorder Treatment Grant. These grant funds will be utilized to promote abstinence and recovery by providing supervised residential substance use programs, outpatient day treatment, intensive outpatient services, and supported recovery...

Comprehensive Mental Health Services, Inc. (CMHS) recently received a grant for $48,700 from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City (now the Health Forward Foundation) Applicant Defined Grant to support the expansion of School Prevention services in Jackson County school districts. Funding will be used for staff salaries...