Black Community Fund
Opens Apr 16 2021 12:00 PM (CDT)
Deadline Jun 4 2021 05:00 PM (CDT)
Description


Established as a fund at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation by the Hall Family Foundation in 1983, the Black Community Fund (BCF) has been investing in the African American community in Greater Kansas City for over 30 years. BCF grants provide support to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations focusing on enhancing the socio-economic aspects of the African American community in the Greater Kansas City area. The Black Community Fund became an affiliate of the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation in 2007.

Important Dates: 

  • Application Launch Date: April 16, 2021
  • Application Deadline: June 4, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. CST

Contact Information: blackcommunityfund@growyourgiving.org

Grant Range:
Grants usually range in size from $500 to $10,000. No organization may have more than one active grant or grant request with the Black Community Fund at any time. In general, the Black Community Fund will not be the sole or primary funder of a proposed project or organization.

Grant Requirements:
Preference will be given to black led, black serving organizations addressing the impact of COVID 19 on the black community.

Areas of Exclusion:

  • Grants to endowments or to consultants who 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

Application Materials
This application requires applicants to answer narrative questions and:

  • Provide a Project Budget for this request
  • Provide a list of the organization's current Board of Directors

Reporting Requirements
All awarded projects are required to complete a final report . Report instructions will be sent to the applicant via email. Reports include narrative questions on the project and an itemized list of how grant funds were spent. Failure to complete the final report may impact future grant considerations. If you have questions about the completion of past reports for this opportunity, please contact the Grantmaking Services Team at 816.627.3452 or grants@growyourgiving.org.

Procedures for Grant Seekers:
If this is your first time accessing the application software, please click the Register button in the upper right hand corner. If you are a first time user, but your organization has an application account, please contact grants@growyourgiving.org or 816.627.3452 to be added to your organization.

Black Community Fund



Established as a fund at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation by the Hall Family Foundation in 1983, the Black Community Fund (BCF) has been investing in the African American community in Greater Kansas City for over 30 years. BCF grants provide support to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations focusing on enhancing the socio-economic aspects of the African American community in the Greater Kansas City area. The Black Community Fund became an affiliate of the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation in 2007.

Important Dates: 

  • Application Launch Date: April 16, 2021
  • Application Deadline: June 4, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. CST

Contact Information: blackcommunityfund@growyourgiving.org

Grant Range:
Grants usually range in size from $500 to $10,000. No organization may have more than one active grant or grant request with the Black Community Fund at any time. In general, the Black Community Fund will not be the sole or primary funder of a proposed project or organization.

Grant Requirements:
Preference will be given to black led, black serving organizations addressing the impact of COVID 19 on the black community.

Areas of Exclusion:

  • Grants to endowments or to consultants who 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

Application Materials
This application requires applicants to answer narrative questions and:

  • Provide a Project Budget for this request
  • Provide a list of the organization's current Board of Directors

Reporting Requirements
All awarded projects are required to complete a final report . Report instructions will be sent to the applicant via email. Reports include narrative questions on the project and an itemized list of how grant funds were spent. Failure to complete the final report may impact future grant considerations. If you have questions about the completion of past reports for this opportunity, please contact the Grantmaking Services Team at 816.627.3452 or grants@growyourgiving.org.

Procedures for Grant Seekers:
If this is your first time accessing the application software, please click the Register button in the upper right hand corner. If you are a first time user, but your organization has an application account, please contact grants@growyourgiving.org or 816.627.3452 to be added to your organization.

Opens
Apr 16 2021 12:00 PM (CDT)
Deadline
Jun 4 2021 05:00 PM (CDT)