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LISC Greater Kansas City is pleased to join together with a group of foundations, corporations, organizations, and individuals to respond to the urgent needs of Greater Kansas Citians in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The rent is still due. Eviction moratoriums across the region have expired, resulting in deluged dockets and crowded courts. The initial wave of individual resources from the federal government has receded. And, yet, $50 Billion in rent is still owed again this month.
The Neighborhoods Rising Fund (NRF) is a funding collaborative that annually provides grants up to $3,000 for community-driven and neighborhood-led revitalization projects and initiatives in low- to moderate- income areas throughout the Greater Kansas City region. A total of $84,100 was recently awarded to 39 neighborhood & community organizations for the 2020 grant year.
Today the Kansas City Regional COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund announced its forth round of grants, which provide nearly $1.7 million to 63 organizations across the Kansas City region.