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Kansas City Regional COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund

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.

Our Stories

7.01.2020 - , , ,

The Rent Is Still Due

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.

6.17.2020 -

Neighborhoods Rising Funds Awards $84,100 to 39 Neighborhood & Community Organizations

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.

6.09.2020 - ,

Kansas City Regional COVID-19 Response & Recovery Fund announces $1.7 million in fourth round of grants

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.

6.05.2020 - ,

Statement Regarding the Murder of George Floyd

Now is the time to unabashedly and unambiguously profess our commitment to a shared humanity that acknowledges black lives matter.