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Grants to Missouri and Kansas Nonprofits to Benefit Latina Women and Girls in the Greater Kansas City Area


Geographic Focus

USA: Kansas: Johnson and Wyandotte CountiesMissouri: Clay, Jackson, and Platte Counties

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Latina Giving Circle of Greater Kansas City (LGC) Grants

Greater Kansas City Community Foundation - Latina Giving Circle of Greater Kansas City (LGC)

Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #161196

Grant Description

Grants ranging from $2,000 to $12,000 to Kansas and Missouri nonprofit organizations to enhance the quality of life for Latina girls and women residing in the greater Kansas City area. This fund also seeks to promote philanthropic giving and education within the Latina community. Applications are accepted from organizations operating in Johnson or Wyandotte Counties in Kansas, or Clay, Platte, or Jackson Counties in Missouri.

The program or project must:

  • Focus on improving the quality of life for Latina women and girls who reside within one of the eligible Kansas City area counties; OR
  • Promote philanthropic education and giving among Latinas residing within one of the above-listed counties.

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  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria:


- Grants are made only to nonprofit organizations that are exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3).
- The nonprofit organization must be located in one of the eligible counties located in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

The following will be excluded from consideration:

- Individuals, political parties, candidates, or political activities
- Religious organizations for denominational programs
- Capital campaigns

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline is 5:00 P.M. CST on Tuesday, September 3, 2019.

Grant Application Timeline:

- July 1, 2019: Grant application posted online via the Community Foundation website.
- September 3, 2019: Applications must be completed online.
- September/ October: LGC members review applications, select finalists, and vote on award.
- November: LGC members meet for year-end celebration and announcement of grant recipients. Funds presented.

If the LGC has any questions regarding a proposal, a board or committee member may contact applicant requesting further information or an appointment for a site visit.

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Size of Grant:

$2,000 - $12,000

Contact Information:

Apply Online:

Contact Person:
Amanda Sisney

Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
1055 Broadway Blvd., Suite 130
Kansas City, MO 64105

For technical assistance with the application process or questions about the transition, please contact or 816.627.3452.

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