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Midtown KC Now

Midtown KC Now


Community or Economic DevelopmentNonprofit MemberBoard of Directors

About Us

Midtown KC Now is a nonprofit community and economic development agency. Our strength is fueled by relationships between businesses, neighborhoods, institutions, and individuals who live and work in Midtown. Midtown KC Now binds these interests together to work for the betterment of our community and the best quality of life for all.

We are committed to:

Working with businesses and residents to create a long-term positive community environment with productive public and private relationships

Supporting appropriate & responsible development that works for our urban environment, such as infill development, reduction of parking need, and creative placemaking efforts

Working with all city departments, operating as a liaison between municipal, commercial, and residential interests

Being a resource center to all of Midtown; if you have a concern, we can guide you toward a solution

Encouraging healthy neighborhoods, walkability and multi-modal access with attractive streetscapes & solutions

Operating community improvement districts that provide clean & safe programs

Encouraging good and appropriate redevelopment

Supporting business attraction and retention through promotion, networking and learning opportunities


  • Operates Main Street Community Improvement District
  • Operates Broadway Community Improvement District
  • Administers 39th & Main Business Center Association
  • Administers Penn Valley Park Conservancy


Midtown KC Now Entrance West Side


Midtown KC Now Homeless Outreach Researcher - AmeriCorps VISTA
Category: Social Services
Homeless Outreach Worker and Researcher will create relationships and partnerships with local homeless services agencies, will perform outreach activities to homeless population, create a needs assessment, homeless service database and materials, map services and areas of homeless concentration, and research funding opportunities for a homeless services program for the organization. Position is more
Contact: Do not apply via Midtown KC Now, Must Apply at My AmeriCorps
Phone:(816) 753-3820
Fax:(816) 753-3821

Rep/Contact Info

Leigh Blumenthal
Community Engagement Manager
Kevin Klinkenberg
Executive Director