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Announcing the 2018 Thrive Honorees

On October 11th at the Scottish Rite Temple, we will celebrate the great work community leaders and organizations are making to revitalize our city’s neighborhoods. Join us as we celebrate the Thrive honorees that work tirelessly every day to make Kansas City a place where neighborhoods and families thrive.

Hallmark Artists Brighten Up Neighborhoods

When some of Hallmark’s most creative minds decided to use their talents to give back to the community, they reached out to Greater Kansas City LISC for ideas. The result is a unique, colorful collaboration that enhances the exteriors of vacant homes and improves the safety and marketability of the neighborhoods.

A Vision for Equity at 31st & Troost

Since early 2017, Greater Kansas City LISC and Urban Neighborhood Initiative (UNI) have been facilitating deep conversations with the residents, landowners, developers, business owners and social service agencies that consider these eight square blocks to be home. Now, with the expertise and guidance of local firm BNIM, the Revitalization Scenario for this emerging, active area ...