Empowering our students to thrive in the workforce, or in entrepreneurship, by providing necessary skills and training.
We Care, We Act
In partnership with the KCKPS District's Student Services Department, the Foundation has committed to help support local families. As of today, the Foundation has paid $23,754.95 in utilities, rent, electricity, gas, hotel, internet connectivity, clothing, and more.
A key goal for empowering students is to add to our current list of scholarships, now made available to high school seniors.
Scholarship Dollars Awarded
Awarded by the Foundation
Grants Awarded by the Foundation Over 30 Years
Awarded to the Foundation in 2020
COVID Response and Recovery Grant
Emergency Response Grant
Unified Government Ops Support for the Foundation
Virtual Reality Grant
We Care We Act Support
These grants will allow The Foundation to support families with rent and utility payments, internet and connectivity access and have a major impact in the community.
Greater Kansas City Community Foundation COVID Response and Recovery Grant - Funds will allow the District to continue to provide services for students and their families during this difficult time. It will allow the District to continue providing housing support in the form of rent, mortgage and utilities to the families in the district that need additional financial support. Funds from the Response and Recovery Fund will allow the Foundation to support these services to the students and their families with critical needs in the district.
GKCCF Connectivity Emergency Response Grant - Will help underwrite the improvement of internet access for students living in homes without access or homeless students and families, and software and web support for the organization. This grant will allow support a Needs Assessment to determine how many families/households are impacted by the lack of connectivity.
Unified Government CARES Act Funding Grant - This grant is for essential support to keep students and their families well informed during the pandemic. Funds will be used to facilitate internet access for students and their families, provide guidance about protocols and share information they can use as a resource for getting support. Funds will also be used to pay for software and web support to continue to share information online.