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Category Archives: Board Meeting

November 2016 Board Meeting

In November 2016 the Board of Directors approved 81 grants totaling $1,096,000 in support of arts and culture organizations and programs in the Greater Kansas City area.  This is nearly $111,000 more than grants awarded in 2015. Highlights from a list of 20 one-year grants (made to large and midsize arts and culture organizations for…
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May 2016 Board Meeting

At the Foundation’s May 2016 meeting, the Board of Directors approved seven new grants toward a $986,000 investment supporting our Lifelong Learning focus. The Francis Institute for Child & Youth Development matching grant payment will be determined in September. Since laying the groundwork for a child’s success in school is an important benchmark for the…
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May 2015 Board Meeting

 What’s New – May 2015 At the Foundation’s May meeting, the Board of Directors approved a $690,000 investment in 11 new grant awards supporting our lifelong learning focus. Evolving direction – Our focus on affecting policy through advocacy efforts is growing. The impetus is clear.  Foundation resources are limited and supporting direct services can only reach…
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