Success Stories

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 provides...

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. The program utilizes a voucher system to provide assistance in...

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...

Metro Lutheran Ministries (MLM) was recently awarded a $14,750 grant from the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas to support their Community Care Program. MLM proposes to assist families through rent and utility payment assistance for the prevention of homelessness. Households at risk of having their utilities shut...