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Save the Date! 2018 Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Awards

SAVE THE DATE! Support Kansas City invites you to SAVE THE DATE for the 9th Annual Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Awards Thursday, June 28, 2018 4:00-5:30 PM Keynote Speaker and Author, Virginia Fairbanks “Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor” 5:30-6:00 PM Awards Presentation 6:00-7:00 PM Reception Rockhurst University, Predro Arrupe, S.J.…



Shared Spaces: Center for Urban Enterprise

This proposed project – referred to as the Center for Urban Enterprise (CUE) is scheduled to open in November 2018. It involves the repurposing of a vacant industrial building that buffers the residential section from a light manufacturing section of Kansas City’s Westside South Neighborhood. The adaptive reuse of this facility will create the region’s…



Over 20 years in the Making: The FASB Non-Profit Accounting Standard Update

The new Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-14 is effective for fiscal years starting after December 15, 2017. This new standard addresses a nonprofits’ ability to tell their story through transparent financial reporting, improving upon and changing existing rules which had not been updated in 23 years. This new ASU affects…



Shared Voices: The Mission Project

Fourteen years ago, a group of six committed parents who believed their children could live independent, healthy and meaningful lives founded The Mission Project, a nonprofit organization that enables adults with developmental disabilities, such as Down syndrome and autism, to live and work on their own with individualized support. For those of us in the…



Call for Nominations – 2018 Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Awards

Support Kansas City is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2018 Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Awards. Are you part of an amazing nonprofit that deserves recognition in our community?  Big or small, if your nonprofit is a shining example of strong leadership and quality nonprofit practices, nominate your deserving agency for the Excellence…



Shared Services: Does your website promote online giving?

In today’s increasingly digital world, organizations should be seeking out and testing effective ways to cultivate donors online. There are numerous paths to implementing online marketing and donor engagement strategies. Here are a few simple questions you can ask to start assessing your readiness to dive into digital fundraising. Is our website mobile friendly? How…



Shared Spaces: The Nonprofit Village at 31w31

The Nonprofit Village at 31w31 is a 6,300 square foot coworking space in Midtown Kansas City that is dedicated solely to the needs of nonprofit organizations. The Village is currently accepting tenants and has a scheduled open date of December 1, 2017. The building at 31 W. 31st Street, just west of Main Street, has…



Shared Voices: What’s the Economic Impact of the Arts in Kansas City?

What’s the economic impact of the arts in Kansas City? “A vibrant arts and culture industry in our region is what helps our businesses and the communities thrive, in addition to generating income and jobs,” said Dana Knapp, President & CEO of ArtsKC. “Nationally and locally, the arts drive substantial business growth in addition to…



All Things Annual

All Things Annual Nonprofit leaders are faced with numerous responsibilities throughout the year to keep board, staff, constituents, funders and other community stakeholders informed about how their organizations are achieving their missions. From developing an annual budget to creating an annual report, Support Kanas City can help by working with nonprofit partners to develop tools…



For the benefit of the nonprofit sector everywhere, we wanted to provide resources for ways we can continue to operate and grow within this era. And once social distancing begins to fade, what lessons can we take from this to improve our operations permanently. Come back often for more updates.