Success Stories

Developing Potential, Inc. was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from Truman Heartland Community Foundation to equip DPI’s Independence location with new and improved multi-sensory equipment. This equipment will provide sensory stimulation, relaxation, and a greater sense of well-being to DPI's clients. A greater sense of well-being will cause DPI's clients to feel more comfortable overall at DPI, and will allow clients to better achieve their personal goals in reaching their full potential.

Metro Lutheran Ministries (MLM) was recently awarded a $68,650 grant from Corporation for National Service and Community, AmeriCorps to support five AmeriCorps members who will provide financial literacy service, employment services, housing repair, housing repair education, nutrition education, community gardening, and food delivery services in Kansas City, Missouri...

Comprehensive Mental Health Services, Inc. (CMHS) recently received a grant for $70,000 from the Jackson County Community Mental Health Fund (JCCMHF) to provide individual, family, and group therapy; case management; crisis intervention services; evaluation/assessments; and referrals for IEP designation. The Blue Springs School District (BSSD) desires to partner with CMHS to...

Developing Potential Inc. (DPI) recently received a grant for $399,722 from Eitas to support the training of quality staff and programmatic needs of DPI’s day services. DPI provides on-site and community-based services for adults with developmental disabilities. DPI strives to improve individuals’ abilities to live, work, and develop relationships in their communities.  DPI’s goal is to provide service and support to meet each individual’s needs.

Developing Potential, Inc. was recently awarded a $53,066 grant from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City to allow adults with developmental disabilities to actively participate in health care programs where they can progress toward self-care and the highest level of independent living possible. HCF funding will provide compensation for the registered nurse who provides oversight, direct service and training and education to more than 150 clients, their families and caregivers at three locations.  Funding will also be used to cover a portion of the costs for a certified yoga instructor, who will help clients improve both their physical and mental health by learning to focus on their body, their breathing, and stress reduction.  The Increase Access to Services program serves DPI clients through annual health screenings, education, and care for clients’ daily medical needs.

Comprehensive Mental Health Services (CMHS) was recently awarded a $460,000 grant from Jackson County COMBAT Treatment Program to support their Addiction Recovery program. The CMHS Addiction Recovery program provides quality residential and outpatient services for low income men and women with addictions in Jackson County, MO. CMHS has one...