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Friday, October 19, 2018
KANSAS CITY, MO –– Kansas City Women in Technology is pleased to announce the receipt of a two-year grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation grant. During the grant period, which spans October 2018 -- August 2020, Kansas City Women in Technology will use the funds to promote its mission of growing the number of all ages of Kansas City women involved in pursuing technology-related education ...read more
Categories: Good News
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
November 7, 2018, Carriage Club, Kansas City, MO –Caroline Huffman, CEO of Good Samaritan Project (GSP), will be honored by Calvary Community Outreach Network (CCON) at their Holiday Harvest Celebration, as the 2018 HIV/AIDS Hero Recipient for creatively tackling the issues that marginalized individuals with HIV and AIDS encounter in Kansas City. Caroline Huffman has served as the CEO of GSP ...read more
Categories: Nonprofit Connect, Community, Press Release, Good News
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
KANSAS CITY, MO, October 16, 2018: Charlotte Street Foundation will be a featuring Annie Woodfill and Monica Dixon’s curatorial installation, Mirror Eupepsia, from Friday, October 26, 2018 through Saturday, December 1, 2018 in la Esquina Gallery (1000 W 25th Street, KCMO). Featured artists in the show are Julia Chams (NY), Haper Hair (LA), and Sepideh Majidi (CA). The opening reception for the ...read more
Categories: Good News, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
KANSAS CITY, MO. – The National WWI Museum and Memorial announced a $550,000 gift from the Hall Family Foundation. The gift from the Hall Family Foundation will be used to upgrade the Museum and Memorial’s chillers as well as air handlers. Chillers regular the air temperature in the building, while air handlers distribute air evenly throughout the interior. Both items are essential to the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Good News
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
KANSAS CITY, MO, October 10, 2018: Charlotte Street Foundation has opened the application window for local artists to apply towards the 2019 Charlotte Street Visual Artist Awards and the 2019 Charlotte Street Generative Performing Artist Awards. The call for applications is open from October 10 through Sunday, November 18 at 11:59 PM (Mountain Time). Applications are accepted exclusively through ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Kansas City, KS. -- On Thursday, October 11, at 4 p.m. in Kansas City’s Scottish Rite Temple, Greater Kansas City Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC) will host the second annual Thrive awards to celebrate the great work community leaders and organizations are doing to revitalize Kansas City’s neighborhoods. In partnership with the City of Kansas City, MO, the Unified Government of ...read more
Categories: Good News, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, October 08, 2018
KANSAS CITY, MO, October 8, 2018: Charlotte Street Foundation is once again collaborating with Missouri Bank to bring forth another year of the Mobank Artboards in the heart of Kansas City’s Crossroads District. Charlotte Street Foundation is now seeking submissions from local artists who are wishing to be considered for the Crossroads Artboards in 2019. The Artboards are exterior, double-sided ...read more
Categories: Good News, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
KANSAS CITY, MO, Tuesday, October 2: Charlotte Street Foundation is ecstatic that H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute will be hosting the 2018 Charlotte Street Foundation Visual Artist Awards exhibition for the eighth time in its 21-year history. The exhibition is scheduled to run from Thursday, October 11 through Saturday, December 15, 2018, at the H&R Block Artspace. The ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, Good News, Press Release
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
From MINDDRIVE: "We're excited to announce Mike Enos as the new executive director. Mike’s appointment comes at a time of organizational and programming growth for MINDDRIVE.  Mike brings over 25 years of non-profit leadership experience to MINDDRIVE having served on many non-profit boards, several as board chair. Most recently, Mike served as board chair for The Coterie, where he was ...read more
Categories: Good News, On The Move
Monday, October 01, 2018
Big Brothers Big Sisters Appoints 15 year old Little Brother as their VP (Voice of Potential) KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City (BBBSKC) announced today that they will be the first Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) agency in America to appoint a Little Brother currently enrolled in the BBBS program into a VP (Voice of Potential) role.  He is being recognized as ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Good News
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
In celebration of its 14th annual Worldwide Foundation Day, VML will close all 33 offices across the globe on Thursday, September 27 to give more than 3,000 employees the opportunity to support their local communities through volunteer work. This year's theme for VML's charitable outreach efforts is "Making a greater impact together," highlighting the collective impact of all offices rolling up ...read more
Categories: Good News
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Unity World Headquarters is excited to announce that our bimonthly publication Unity Magazine® has been named a finalist in three Folio: Magazine Awards categories this year—two Eddie Awards (for magazine editorial excellence) and one Ozzie Award (for magazine design excellence). This is our fourth year in a row to be honored, our first year ever to have more than one entry named a finalist, and ...read more
Categories: Good News
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
KANSAS CITY, MO –– Kansas City Women in Technology is pleased to announce a new formal partnership with LaunchCode, a national nonprofit with local offices that has placed more than 80 individuals in upwardly mobile tech careers and helped more than 500 community members gain tech skills in the Kansas City region. They match motivated individuals with companies such as PayIt, LaborChart, VML ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, September 24, 2018
Kate recently joined the M&C team. She brings 10 years of nonprofit experience to her role as a copywriter. Her background is primarily in communications, marketing and membership with an international professional association. While there, Kate played an integral part in everything from member recruitment and retention efforts to writing and editing copy for email newsletters, a print magazine, ...read more
Categories: Nonprofit Connect, Good News, Press Release, Community, On The Move
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Park University announces that a trio of Kansas City area family foundations have made recent gifts totaling $1.8 million toward a new building to house the University’s School of Business. Providing significant contributions for the project are: the Sunderland Foundation, Overland Park, Kan., with a $1 million gift; and the Goppert Foundation, Kansas City, Mo., with a $300,000 gift. In ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Funding Opportunity, Good News, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, August 09, 2018
 Aug. 9, 2018 — Park University has announced the promotion of Brian Shawver to the role of associate provost for teaching at learning. Shawver began his new duties on Aug. 1.   In this role, he will work with academic departments on new program development and oversee the University’s McAfee Memorial Library and Learning Commons, which also includes the Academic Support Center. In addition, ...read more
Categories: Education, Good News, On The Move, Press Release