Foundation / Corporation
Allen P. and Josephine B. Green Foundation
Grants to Central Missouri nonprofit organizations and religious institutions for programs that benefit local communities and directly help people in need. Priority will go towards programs in the areas of human and social services, youth development, education and development for children, health and hospitals, as well as for religious institutions that support community churches and provide social services.
The mission of the Foundation can be summed up as “Improving the quality of life in Missouri.”
Grant Guidelines and Policies:
1. To support qualified organizations operating within the state of Missouri that relieve human misery, want and suffering regardless of age, race, religion or economic status
2. To support both independent and institutional educational programs that develop and empower individuals of all ages to become more productive members of their communities
3. To establish, maintain, and support student scholarships that further the educational opportunities for and objectives of highly qualified candidates
4. To contribute to regularly organized religious institutions, and the establishment, preservation and rehabilitation of historically significant places, assets, programs and that make a meaningful and positive impact in their communities
5. To support organizations and programs that seek to improve the health, wellness, longevity and happiness of members of their communities
6. The programs hereby referred to may be open to any qualified group which, in the discretion of the Board of Directors, falls within the purposes of the Foundation
- Human and social service programs providing direct services to people in need
- Youth development programs
- Innovative developmental and educational programs for children
- Health and hospitals (funding for research projects is not included in this priority)
- Religious institutions with an emphasis on projects that support community churches and the provision of social services
Please consider the following when submitting a request to the Foundation.
- Is the participation of the Foundation going to make a significant difference in the project or program?
- How are the people in the geographic or subject area to be served supporting the project?
- “Seed money” to launch a new project or program is a desirable type of grant.
- Grants will be made for one year only with no commitment for years ahead should the Board no longer consider the project a high priority matter.
- Priority will be given to new projects and to those that have not been funded for at least one year.
- Although providing money for “bricks and mortar” as such is not of interest, it may be desirable to provide facilities to get a worthwhile project started or expanded.
- The promoters of the project should indicate by what standards they will measure the success or failure of the project.
Commonly Funded Requests:
- Facilitating health care
- Helping the physically or mentally disabled
- Children and youth
- Strengthening families
- Providing for the elderly
- Food banks and pantries
- Education at all levels
- Religious organizations
- Restoration and preservation
GrantWatch ID#: 172854
Grants will be made for one year only with no commitment for years ahead should the Board no longer consider the project a high priority matter.
The application must include the organization's federal 501(c)(3) tax exemption number.
The geographic focus of the Green Foundation is limited to central Missouri. Any application that supports program delivery outside of the Green Foundation's geographical focus will not be considered.
Ineligible Request Examples:
- To individuals
- To projects and programs located outside of the United States
- To a charity that is not publicly supported
- For social causes or for social activism
- For lobbying, propagandizing, or for political campaigns
- To requests deemed inappropriate for a variety of other reasons
Requests Unlikely To Be Funded:
- Projects / programs located outside of central Missouri
- Commitment of funds for more than one year
- Grants for operating funds and annual budgets
- Unspecified general funds
- Projects with a perceived small chance of success
- Programs that would seem unlikely to continue without further funding from the Green Foundation
- Large capital fund drives
- Large building fund drives
- Large endowments
- To an organization whose primary mission it is to raise and distribute funds
- To federated giving programs
The Foundation accepts applications on a rolling basis, but has two deadlines per year.
- Wednesday, March 14, 2018 -- Applications submitted for this deadline will be reviewed in May 2018.
- Wednesday, September 12, 2018 -- Applications submitted for this deadline will be reviewed in November 2018.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Register and apply online:
If you have questions regarding the Foundation, or the grant request process, please contact the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation at (816) 627-3420 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For technical assistance with IGAM, please contact us at (816) 627-3452 or at email@example.com.
USA: Missouri: Central Missouri