Vision: Literacy For All
Mission: To advance literacy within the Kansas City metropolitan area through direct services, advocacy, and collaboration.
Belief in the boundless potential of young people. Respect for the talents, creativity, perspectives, and backgrounds of all individuals.
KC STEM Alliance was founded in 2011 to connect the many STEM education and workforce initiatives in our community. The alliance supports leading in-school and out-of-schools STEM programs.
Our Purpose To Open The Doors and Windows Of Our Hearts and Minds And Fill The World With Jo
Charlie's House is a safety organization that's mission focuses on preventing accidents and injuries to children in and around the home.
Teaches the history of the Holocaust, applying its lessons to counter indifference, intolerance, and genocide. We serve Kansas, western Missouri and the Midwest.
Camps For Kids works to assure that no Kansas City area child will be turned away from summer camp because of low income or physical or developmental disability. 3,579 children were impacted in 2018
United Inner City Services (UICS) has served the Kansas City community by addressing challenges facing families in the urban core, though its early education schools St. Mark Center and Metro Center.
College and Career Preparation for Urban Students
Students assume personal responsibility for decisions and actions.
Diversity includes: economic, social, academic, racial, and geographic
Taking Shape is a youth leadership written curriculum and community service program impacting young leaders of the next generation.
CAPS is a nationally recognized, innovative high school program. Students fast forward into their future and are fully immersed in a professional culture.
Crossroads Charter Schools is a network of three schools which offer a dynamic K-12 education in the heart of downtown Kansas City.
A community learning center focused on legacy skills in fiber, textile, and sewing arts in the urban core. Focused on economic self-sufficiency.
Helping KC families find the right school for their children.
Kansas City Art Institute is a four year college providing art, design and media students with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 13 different majors.
Promoting awareness of, attendance to, and graduation from Historically Black Colleges and Universities
The Kansas City Kansas Community College Foundation supports the overall mission of KCKCC to inspire individuals and enrich our community one student at a time, and its strategic goals and initiatives
Learn ~ Play ~ Grow!
Jana’s Campaign is a national education and violence prevention organization with the single mission of reducing gender and relationship violence.
Belton Educational Foundation provides funding to enrich educational opportunities and encourage innovation to maximize the learning potential of every student attending the Belton School District.
Reach Out and Read KC is the only medically-based, pediatric literacy program in the greater Kansas City area.
Saint Paul School of Theology is a UMC seminary educating tomorrow’s leaders by offering on-campus, online, and hybrid learning. Grounded in Christ, we are shaping leaders to make a difference.
Since 1908, Bishop Ward has been proud to provide a “quality, Catholic, college preparatory education that nurtures the body, mind, and soul of each student.”
Art as Mentorship takes an innovative approach to exploring our young artists’ full potential through creativity, independence & spontaneity, fostering their sense of exploration and achievement.
City Year AmeriCorps members partner with teachers and schools to help prepare students with the skills and mindsets to thrive and contribute to their community.
The mission of the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance is to strengthen the social sector with a talented and prepared workforce.
The Kansas City Teacher Residency is a teacher preparation and development program.
Lead to Read KC connects caring adults to serve as Reading Mentors to students in first through third grade attending high-need elementary schools in Kansas City.
Avila University provides undergraduate and graduate education in the liberal arts and professional studies, preparing lifelong learners who make meaningful contributions to the global community.
Our mission is to mobilize community organizations in partnership with schools to inspire hope and help prepare children to impact their world.
Wildwood brings kids outside to learn and grow together, transforming summer into a season of learning, youth development, and outdoor adventure for low-income Kansas City area youth.
The Astronomical Society of Kansas City (ASKC) provides education and outreach in astronomy and related sciences. We own and operate Powell Observatory in Louisburg, KS.