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

6.09.2020

Today the Kansas City Regional COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund announced its fourth round of grants, which provide more than $1.7 million to 63 organizations across the Kansas City region. This brings the total grants from the Fund to more than $10 million. 

The Fund provides grants to nonprofit organizations that have experience supporting impacted communities—particularly those that are disproportionately affected by this public health crisis and its economic consequences. Nearly $18 million has been donated so far to the Fund with $10 million distributed through the first four rounds. 

Additional grants will be released on a rolling basis as fundraising continues and needs are identified throughout all phases of the crisis.

The fourth-round grant recipients are:

Details about the first, second and third rounds of grant funding, including funding amounts, can be found at https://www.growyourgiving.org/covid-grants 

The Fund is supported by donations from foundations, corporations and the general public, including nearly 10,000 individual contributors. The Fund is organized by a partnership of United Way of Greater Kansas City, the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, LISC Greater Kansas City and the Mid-America Regional Council.