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Royals Charities Grant

Grants to Missouri and Kansas Nonprofits to Benefit
Greater Kansas City Area Children, Families, and Military Families

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Royals Charities

Deadline Date:

10/01/18 5:00 PM CT

Description:

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Grants to Kansas and Missouri nonprofit organizations for programs, tangible items, and capital expenses to benefit children, families, and military families in the greater Kansas City area. Priority areas include children's health and emergency support, education, and inclusion of children with special needs.

Funding is provided for:
- Tangible items
- One-time capital expenses
- Special supplies or purchases for existing programs
- New programs

Although Royals Charities' mission states that it supports children and education, it has identified some priority areas of funding within those pillars:
- Pediatric cancer awareness and research
- Programs supporting the inclusion of children with special needs
- Programs providing emergency support for children
- Education for children in underserved communities

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178174

Estimated Size of Grant:

Royals Charities' average grant award for 2017 was $16.086.50. However, for first-time applications or smaller organizations, a request for $5,000 in funding would be appropriate.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To qualify for funding consideration, your organization must be a 501(c)(3) organization with a federal tax identification number and operate in the greater Kansas City area.

Organizations whose operating budgets do not exceed $5 million are preferred, but a larger budget does not preclude your organization from consideration for funding.

Funding will not be provided for:

- General operating expenses or salaries
- Individuals
- Event sponsorships
- Endowments

Please Note: These grants are not intended to be used for baseball/softball field renovation/improvement funding requests.

Pre-Application Information:

Royals Charities has two grant cycles (spring and fall), as follows:

Spring: March 1, 2018, 5:00 PM CT - Grant recipients will be notified no later than May 18, 2018.
Fall: October 1, 2018, 5:00 PM CT - Grant recipients will be notified no later than December 14, 2018.

Once the application is received and reviewed, Royals Charities may call to schedule a site visit.

Click here for more information about The Kansas City Royals and Royals Charities' mission: http://kansascity.royals.mlb.com/kc/royals-charities/about/mission/

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Online application form:
https://securea.mlb.com/kc/royals-charities/grants/grant-form/

Once submitted, required attachments must be emailed to royalscharities@royals.com by the current deadline.

For the purposes of addressing your grant application/cover letter, please use the following:

Attn: Marie Dispenza, Director
Royals Charities
One Royal Way
Kansas City, MO 64129

Grant Coverage Areas:

Greater Kansas City Area

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Kansas;   Missouri