Northland Community Foundation
The Northland Community Foundation (NCF), an affiliate of the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, seeks to improve the quality of life in the Northland by increasing charitable giving, connecting donors to community needs they care about and providing leadership on critical community issues. By using an RFP approach, NCF aims to solicit the best thinking of nonprofit organizations, public sector agencies, research institutions, and other entities serving Clay and Platte counties.
Contact Person: email@example.com
Application Deadline: May 20, 2021
Grants are made only to organizations with a 501(c)(3) designation, public agencies, collaborations of nonprofits and public agencies, or other entities that have a charitable purpose with a Clay or Platte County, Missouri presence AND mailing address.
Grant Range: Grants ranging from $10,000 to $51,900 will be considered.
In continuation of the Northland Community Foundation’s 2020 response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Foundation invites agencies to apply for funding to support their distribution of emergency assistance (rent, utility and other cash assistance) to individuals and families living in the Northland. Support will be provided for staffing and operations related to provision of COVID-19-response emergency assistance.
Preference will be given to organizations with a primary focus in one of the following areas of interest:
- Community Development
- Education/Youth Services
- Health and Life Science
- Social Services
NCF will not provide grants for:
- Individual Needs
- Capital campaign requests
- Social, labor, veterans, alumni or fraternal organizations
- Political causes, candidates or legislative lobbying efforts
- Budget deficits or debt reductions
- Recreational sporting events or athletic teams
- Religious organizations, unless they are engaged in a significant project that is nonsectarian and benefits a broad base in the community
- Multi-year funding
- Bricks and mortar
Grantees will be expected to meet NCF’s requirements for a final financial and narrative report as well as a presentation to community foundation staff and the NCF Advisory Board if requested. Grantees may be asked to participate in periodic meetings to share information on project activities and best practices.
- Application Launch: April 6, 2021
- Application Deadline: May 20, 2021
- Award Announcements: June 2021
Procedures for Grant Seekers:
All applications must be submitted online by 5:00 p.m. CST on the due date through the online grant application.
Click the Apply button to the right to begin the application
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 816.627.3452 to be added to your organization's account.
For technical assistance with the application process or questions about the transition, please contact email@example.com or 816.627.3452.