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Diverse group of Nonprofit Professionals announced as the 2023 Award Celebration Honorees
Kansas City, MO – Nonprofit Connect is thrilled to announce the 2023 Award Celebration Honorees. Nine awards will be awarded to six organizations and three individuals on June 1, 2023 at the 39th Annual Nonprofit Connect Award Celebration. For every category below, the respective Honorees were chosen for their outstanding work and dedication to their missions. This year's Honorees represent the best of Kansas City's nonprofit community. Among their stories you'll find examples of perseverance,
3/14/23: Front Porch Alliance Hires Erin Bradley as Program Director
For immediate release: Front Porch Alliance proudly announces the hiring of Erin Bradley (she/her) as our Program Director. Bradley previously served as Community Engagement Coordinator from 2021-2022 and returns with a wealth of grant writing and community organizing experience. “We’re so excited to welcome Erin back to FPA’s staff and look forward to watching her continued growth within the organization,” said Je T’aime Taylor, Executive Director. Bradley holds a M.S. degree in Social Work from the
New NCJW fundraiser brings beauty to holiday tables
New NCJW fundraiser brings beauty to holiday tables Whether you’re hosting a seder this year or joining someone else’s, flowers make the holiday more special and now you can support National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) of Kansas City by ordering Petals for Passover. Local Florist Jenifer Hall of Eden Floral and Events (formerly Forget Me Not Flowers) is generously donating 50 percent of each arrangement to NCJW. For $85, the arrangement you see here will be ready for you to pick up between 10 a.m. and
Applications for the 2023 Daniel Keating Foundation Grant are due on April 3, 2023
2023 DKF Grant Application Application Deadline: April 3, 2023, Monday at 11:59 PM The mission of the Daniel Keating Foundation is to lift up and light up the lives of young people facing physical, emotional, and economic challenges by fostering inclusion and hope. We are excited to direct our grants in 2023 to up and coming programs that are aligned with our Mission as well as align with the criteria listed below. We support non-profits in the Manhattan, KS and Kansas City area. We are especially
Kia Walsh Announced as New CEO of Sherwood Autism Center
For Immediate Release: The Board of Directors of Sherwood Autism Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Kia Walsh as Chief Executive Officer. Walsh is a senior executive with over 20 years of experience. In her most recent role as Sherwood’s Chief Operating Officer, Walsh provided oversight and guidance for Human Resources, Facility Management, IT and Finance. Since joining Sherwood in 2021, she has renewed Sherwood’s commitment to community engagement, mindful partnerships, and above all,
Health Partnership Clinic raises funds for uninsured and underinsured
Olathe, Kan. (March 1, 2023) Health Partnership Clinic (HPC) provides more than $3 million in uncompensated care annually. With nearly 60 percent of uninsured patients coupled with unprecedented financial challenges brought on by the COVID-19 Pandemic and compounded by supply chain and staffing disruptions and inflation, the need is great. HPC will host a benefit luncheon, Opening Doors, on Thursday, April 20, 2023. The fundraiser, held at the Embassy Suites Hotel, Olathe Conference Center, 10401 S.
Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas Receives Lifesaving Equipment Grant from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation
OVERLAND PARK, KS – Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation recently awarded an $18,265 grant to Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas (CCNEK) to purchase 13 automated external defibrillators (AEDs). The new equipment will enable staff, clients, volunteers and others to be better prepared in cardiac emergency situations at any of CCNEK’s 13 locations across the region, including TurnStyles Thrift stores. “We are so grateful to Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation and our local Firehouse Subs in Shawnee
United Way of Greater Kansas City & Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Announce $2M Nonprofit Catalyst Fund
United Way of Greater Kansas City (UWGKC), with support from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, announces today the forthcoming launch of the $2 million Nonprofit Catalyst Fund to invest in advancing small nonprofit organizations that serve Black, Latino, and other people of color in the community. Eligible organizations are 501(c)(3) public charities supporting education, human services, entrepreneurship, workforce skill building, economic mobility and community development. The intended
Drury University Offers Tuition Discount on Select Graduate Programs
2.27.2023 - Kansas City, MO - Lead with confidence in your nonprofit organization with a graduate degree or certificate from Drury University. Drury has strong ties with the nonprofit community, and our instructors are experienced leaders, each bringing unique insights to this evolving sector. The knowledge you gain on day one of your program can be immediately applied to the workplace. Drury is proud to offer Nonprofit Connect members a tuition discount for the Master of Nonprofit and Civic Leadership
JoyKC hosting 1st ever ''joyRUN'' (5K, 1 Mile Walk & 1 Mile Run)
JoyKC is hosting a joyRUN (5K, 1 Mile Walk & 1 Mile Run) on Saturday, September 30 at Shawnee Mission Park (W 79th St, Shawnee, KS 66219). All proceeds will help advance JoyKC's mission of providing free, faith-based programs for teens (ages 15+) and adults in the Kansas City community. Registration live! https://www.joykc.org/joyrun Business sponsorships also available. For any questions, please contact Meg Ward, Founder/ Program Director: firstname.lastname@example.org
Evergy renews Hometown Grants for second consecutive year
Evergy renews Hometown Grants for second consecutive yearFour winners to receive grant up to $10,000 for community improvement project KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Feb. 20, 2023 – Last year, Evergy’s Spread Good Energy Hometown Grants program helped several community groups with important projects and attracted more than 15,000 votes as supporters helped select the winning non-profit organizations. Interested non-profit organizations can apply today for a grant to support a project or program for their
READY FOR LAUNCH: MORNING GLORY ESTATE SALES
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:February 20, 2023 Carol Cowdrey, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas 913.433.2016 or email@example.com OVERLAND PARK, KS – Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas is excited to announce the launch of a new social enterprise: estate sales. The agency’s latest ministry, Morning Glory Estate Sales, will provide an experienced and professional estate liquidation service to clients living within
News Release: 2/23/2023
KC Mothers in Charge is having our 5th Annual Pee Wee's Walk on Saturday April 29th at 9:00 AM. This walk is named after our founder's son, Pee Wee, whose murder prompted the founding of our organization. Pee Wee's Walk honors him and all the victims of homicide in the Kansas City Metro. It also helps raise awareness about the issue of violence in our community. We invite you to join us in remembering those lost to homicide and help us work to make the city a safer place for everyone. Registration for the
Tickets on Sale for Party for The Place
Tickets on Sale for Party for The PlaceAnnual Gala Raises Funds for Children’s Mental Health Services Kansas City, Mo. – Tickets are now on sale for Party for The Place: Studio 45, The Children’s Place’s annual fundraising gala on Saturday, April 1, at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown Muehlebach Tower. This glamorous night is presented by Dairy Farmers of America and will celebrate The Children’s Place’s 45th anniversary with a night of disco-glamor. The evening typically gathers some 750 people and
Nonprofit Connect Honors 70 Nonprofit Organizations During the 2022 Philly Awards Week
Kansas City, MO – November 18, 2022 - Nonprofit Connect honors 70 nonprofit organizations for excellence in marketing and communications at the 2022 Philly Awards Week, with two live-streamed presentations on November 15 & 16 and an in-person reception on Thursday, November 17 at the Vox Theatre. Any and all nonprofit organizations were invited to submit marketing & communication pieces in a variety of categories. Nonprofit Connect received over 215 entries from our Nonprofit Members in 2022. Entries