Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Black Community Fund (BCF) Grant

Grants to Kansas and Missouri Nonprofits to Benefit
African-Americans in the Greater Kansas City Area

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

Greater Kansas City Community Foundation - Black Community Fund (BCF)

Deadline Date:

08/08/18 5:00 PM CST


Request a Grant Writer

Grants ranging from $500 to $10,000 to Kansas and Missouri nonprofit organizations to benefit African-American residents of the Greater Kansas City area. Applicants must consult with program staff to confirm eligibility prior to applying. This fund seeks to enhance the socioeconomic well-being of the African-American community.

To be considered a potential grantee, an organization must be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and demonstrate a programmatic focus on improving the quality of life of African-Americans in the Greater Kansas City region through one of the following areas: Health Care, Education, and Youth Development.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180865

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants usually range in size from $500 to $10,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

While requests to support special events are discouraged, the following types of grants will not be considered:
-Grants to endowments or to consultants that help prepare, create and build endowments
-Reduction or liquidation of existing debt
-Capital expenditures
-Scholarships or grants to individuals
-Annual appeals or fundraising drives, membership contributions and conference expenses

Pre-Application Information:

In general, the Black Community Fund will not be the sole or primary funder of a proposed project or organization.

If your organization has never applied to the Black Community Fund, please call program staff before applying to help determine if your project is a good fit for this opportunity.

The BCF Board of Directors will also give consideration to a vital Community Enhancement, that which will have positive long-term impact and/or is affecting systemic change – please call to discuss your Community Enhancement concept before submitting.

Review your organization's Nonprofit Profile to ensure that all information is current:

The Black Community Fund has the following deadlines:
-Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 5:00 PM (Applications reviewed in March)
-Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 5:00 PM (Applications reviewed in September)

All applications must be submitted online by 5:00 p.m. CST on the due date through the internet grant application module (iGAM).

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online:

Pat Macdonald

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

Phone: 816.842.0944
Toll Free: 866.719.7886
Fax: 816.842.8079

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Kansas: Greater Kansas City region;   Missouri: Greater Kansas City region