Crisis Communication
Crisis Communication

KC Regional Response Fund

The Kansas City Regional COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund was established to support area nonprofits that focus on health and human service needs, where they community demands are the highest.

This partnership with Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, LISC Greater Kansas City (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) and Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) is making a difference for our neighbors.

Every dollar raised in Kansas City will stay here to serve this community.


Kansas City Regional COVID-19 Response & Recovery Fund Updates

Those receiving grants in the fourth wave of funding have been notified as of June 8, 2020, with over $1.7 million in aid being distributed to 63 area nonprofits in this round.

Below is a list of agencies that will receive aid in this wave. Additional grants will be released on a rolling basis as fundraising continues and needs are identified throughout all phases of the crisis.

That brings the total to 263 agencies and almost $10 million distributed thus far.

  • Ability KC
  • Assistance League of Kansas City
  • Avila University
  • Bethel Neighborhood Center
  • BlaqOut, Inc.
  • Brothers in Blue Reentry Program
  • Child Protection Center, Inc.
  • Children’s Mercy Hospital
  • Community Blood Center of Greater KC
  • Community Builders of Kansas City
  • Community Health Council of Wyandotte County
  • Cultivate KC
  • Donnelly College
  • Drumm Center for Children, Inc.
  • Empowering Parents KC
  • Feed His Lambs Foundation
  • First Call Alcohol/Drug Prevention & Recovery
  • Gathering Table
  • Growing Futures Early Education Center
  • Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City
  • Health Outreach Foundation
  • Heartland Presbyterian Center
  • IMPACT Family Resource Center
  • Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council
  • Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City
  • Johnson County Community College Foundation
  • Kansas City Kansas School Foundation for Excellence, Inc.
  • Kansas City Medical Society Foundation
  • KC Digital Drive, Inc.
  • KVC Health Systems
  • Learn A Lot Academy
  • Literacy KC
  • Meals on Wheels-Lee’s Summit, Inc.
  • Mental Health America of the Heartland
  • NBC Community Development Corporation
  • Neighborhood Legal Support
  • Northeast Community Center
  • Project 1020
  • ReNewed Hope Food Pantry
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City
  • Santa Fe Waystation, Inc.
  • Scripted Healthcare System
  • Shawnee Mission Educational Foundation
  • Start at Zero
  • The Children’s Place
  • The Grooming Project
  • The Guidance Center, Inc.
  • Tikkun-KC, Inc.
  • Triple A Foundation
  • Truman Heritage Habitat for Humanity
  • UMKC Foundation
  • UMKC Law Foundation
  • Urban League of Greater Kansas City
  • Uzazi Village
  • Visitation Parish of Kansas City Society of St. Vincent de Paul
  • Warriors 4 Wyandotte
  • Welcome House
  • Whatsoever Community Center
  • Women’s Community Y Child Development Center
  • Women’s Employment Network
  • Workforce Partnership
  • Young Life, Kansas City, Kansas
  • YouthBuild KCK (United Way of Wyandotte County)

Thank you to the individual, corporate and foundation donors who have helped make this possible!

Bank of America

Black & Veatch

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City

BOK Financial

Burns & McDonnell

Compass Minerals

Country Club Bank

CVS Health





Kansas Gas Service, a division of ONE Gas



Great Southern Bank

H&R Block

JE Dunn Construction

JMW & Associates

Kansas City Chiefs

Kansas City Southern 

PNC Bank


Sun Life

Tension Envelope Corporation 


UMB Financial Corporation

U.S. Bank