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    Friday, May 18, 2018
    The Children's Center for the Visually Impared is pleased to announce that Molly Turner has been approved by the Board of Directors of the Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired to serve as CCVI’s next Executive Director. Molly will replace Nicola Heskett upon the conclusion of her planned tenure at the end of the 2017-2018 school year. “As we shared with Molly, this is not just a job - we ...read more
    Categories: On The Move, Good News
    Thursday, May 17, 2018
    Mission, Kan. (May 17, 2018) — Support Kansas City has announced the winners of its prestigious Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Awards. The 2018 awards were granted to FIRE Foundation for an agency with a budget of $1 million or less, MOCSA for agency with a budget greater than $1 million, and Harvesters for agency with a budget greater than $10 million. The 9th annual awards will be ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Good News
    Thursday, May 17, 2018
    On June 2, 2018, the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance will host its 70th Anniversary Gala: A Better World at the Kansas City Marriott’s Historic Muehlebach Ballroom. Chaired by Terry and Peggy Dunn, the gala is a tribute to the legacy of the Alliance founders, including former KC Mayor H. Roe Bartle, and the profound impact the Alliance’s 10,000 Certified Nonprofit Professionals have had on ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, May 15, 2018
    Mid-America Arts Alliance (M-AAA) is pleased to announce a grant of $150,000 from the Hearst Foundations to support community engagement activities in the small and midsize communities across the country served by ExhibitsUSA (EUSA), M-AAA’s flagship traveling exhibition program.    This grant will allow venues, often the only public arts convening space in their town, county, or surrounding ...read more
    Categories: Good News, Community, Press Release
    Friday, May 11, 2018
    In its second-annual Rosedale Disc de Triomphe tournament at Rosedale Park’s disc golf course, Rosedale Development Association partnered with over 24 sponsors and 96 players to fundraise unrestricted dollars for the daily operational expenses that enable its holistic community health work.  KANSAS CITY, Kansas -- Last Saturday, over 120 area businesses and disc golfers gathered at Rosedale Park ...read more
    Categories: Community, Good News, Press Release
    Friday, May 11, 2018
    For information regarding the farm Cultivate KC is growing in Westport, click this link: http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article210622504.html
    Categories: Community, Good News, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, May 10, 2018
    Strategic partnership with Rightpoint redefines the giving process through a complete digital transformationKansas City, MO (May 10, 2018) Children International’s website (children.org) has won the People’s Voice Award for Best Website in the Charitable Organizations/Non-Profit category in the 22nd Annual Webby Awards. Children International partnered with customer experience agency Rightpoint ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Good News
    Thursday, May 10, 2018
    (Kansas City, MO) May 10, 2018- Guadalupe Centers announced that Mr. José “Beto” Lopez has been named Chief Development and Asset Management Officer. Lopez will oversee facilities management, construction projects and economic development initiatives for the organization. "Beto Lopez is a product of the Guadalupe Center and a welcomed addition to our team.  He brings skills that will provide us ...read more
    Categories: Nonprofit Connect, Community, Press Release, Good News
    Thursday, May 10, 2018
    ALL-TIME HIGH OF MORE THAN $425,000 RAISED FOR LOCAL CAUSES; 2019 DATES, BEnefiting Kansas CIty Community GardensThe totals are tallied, and 2018 Kansas City Restaurant Week (KCRW) presented by Sysco Kansas City was the most successful in the dining event’s nine-year history, raising $427,000 for three local nonprofit organizations: Kansas City Community Gardens, the Kansas City Regional ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Good News, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, May 10, 2018
    ALL THE NEW, FREE SPRING 2018 STATE OF GRANTSEEKING REPORTS ARE READY FOR YOU! We at GrantStation hope the State of Grantseeking Reports help to alleviate some of the frustration among nonprofit organizations as they engage in grantseeking activities. Overall, these reports speak to the importance of targeting the right grantmakers. How can this report help your organization find the funding it ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Good News, Community, Funding Opportunity, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 09, 2018
    May 8, 2018 (KANSAS CITY, MO) – Beth Radtke has been appointed Executive Director of the Baptist-Trinity Lutheran Legacy Foundation, the Foundation Board of Directors has announced. With two decades of fund development and grantmaking experience, Radtke joins the Foundation from Commerce Bank, where she served for the past six years as Vice President and Foundation Office Director, overseeing the ...read more
    Categories: Good News, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 08, 2018
    Kansas City, MO, May 7, 2018: Charlotte Street Foundation is proud to partner with Royal Nonesuch Gallery of Oakland, CA to present Basic Essentials in La Esquina Gallery from Friday, May 11, 2018 through Saturday, June 23, 2018. This “KC/Oakland Exchange” will feature three artists from Kansas City and three artists from the Bay Area, including Mark Benson, Brandon Forrest Frederick, Mik Gaspay, ...read more
    Categories: Good News, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, May 03, 2018
    Deborah Williams, Professor and Chair of Environmental Science at JCCC, has been selected as an NEH Summer Scholar from a highly competitive national applicant pool to attend a summer institute supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Endowment is a federal agency that, each summer, supports these enrichment opportunities at colleges, universities, and cultural institutions, so ...read more
    Categories: Good News, Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 01, 2018
    Kansas City, MO: The KC Job Fair has been continuously successful in connecting employers to job seekers for over 10 years. Sponsored by Entercom and proceeds benefiting Women's Employment Network, the KC Job Fair attracts employers across all industries. This year connect with recruiters from Sporting KC, EXL Services, the Federal Reserve Bank of KC, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Internal Revenue ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Good News, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, April 30, 2018
    April 30, 2018 — Park University students, faculty and staff were recognized for their exceptional scholarly efforts from the 2017-18 academic year at the University’s annual Honors Convocation on April 25, held in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s Parkville Campus. In addition to a number of departmental academic honors, the University acknowledged outstanding students and faculty ...read more
    Categories: Education, Good News, Press Release
    Saturday, April 28, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday, April 28, 2018  CONTACTS Scott Wilson / 703-599-9154 Devan Collins / 816-674-5904  NOAH’S BANDAGE PROJECT PLEDGES ONE MILLION DOLLARS TO CHILDREN’S MERCY HOSPITAL  OLATHE, Kan. – This morning, Noah’s Bandage Project announced a pledge of one million dollars to Children’s Mercy Hospital for pediatric cancer research.  This pledge has established the Noah ...read more
    Categories: Papers/Research, Press Release, Nonprofit Connect
    Thursday, April 26, 2018
    Diverse, volunteer-led teams will coordinate civic service to tackle cleanup projects across the Rosedale neighborhood, including unsightly graffiti, brush removal, and litter pick up and culminating with a celebratory community cookout at Fisher Park.  Kansas City, KS. Over 75 volunteers -- from families and student clubs to Rosedale community elders and business leaders -- will join Rosedale ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Good News
    Thursday, April 26, 2018
    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (April 26, 2018) – Imagine being out and about in Johnson County and seeing an intriguing piece of public art. With your smartphone, you can learn about its history, the artist who created it and its meaning.   A new website currently in production will soon put all of this information at your fingertips, all in the name of enhancing the arts and increasing art ...read more
    Categories: Good News, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 25, 2018
    In celebration of the leadership achievements of Park University students, faculty and staff during the 2017-18 academic year, the Office of Student Life and the Park Student Government Association co-hosted the 23rd annual Dr. Doris A. Howell Leadership Awards on April 18 on the University’s Parkville Campus. The event is named for Howell, a 1944 Park graduate and an internationally renowned ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education, Good News
    Monday, April 23, 2018
    A new studio space in the heart of Kansas City’s creative community will thread the needle for expanding capacity for Rightfully Sewn to help diverse, at-risk women, as well as support its nonprofit mission, said Jennifer Lapka.Read the article in Startland News.
    Categories: On The Move, Good News
    Friday, April 06, 2018
    Parkville, Mo.—April 6, 2018 — Park University, which has supported students from around the globe in pursuing their higher education dreams since 1875 from its flagship campus in Parkville, Mo., will open a campus center location in Gilbert, Ariz. The University plans to begin operations for the start of the Fall 2018 semester, pending approval by the Higher Learning Commission and the Arizona ...read more
    Categories: Community, Good News, Press Release, Education