Author: Support Kansas City

Financial Data You Can Trust & Assessing Your Organization’s Financial Health

Are you a financial leader in your organization? Chances are YES! In 2017 Support Kansas City has explored the topic of Financial Leadership through several Coffee Cup Conversations presentations to our clients. During these sessions we have discussed what it means to be a financial leader and provided tools for leadership and financial development of…



Jim McGraw’s LEAPP Ahead Workshop Takeaways

Support Kansas City (SKC) clients and staff members had the opportunity to participate in Jim McGraw’s LEAPP Ahead Workshop (LEAPP) at July’s Coffee Cup Conversation. Mr. McGraw is the former chief operating officer, corporate officer and board member of pharmaceutical firm Marion Laboratories, former Chairman of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Board of Directors, and…



Board Evaluation – It’s a Great Way to Engage your Board!

How can I get my board engaged? It’s a question I hear frequently from nonprofit executives. To quote Stephen Covey “accountability breeds response-ability.” In other words, does your board know what their work is and do they know how to be accountable for their work? A great tool and opportunity for defining responsibilities is to…



Radical Conversations: Cultivating Common Ground

Radical Conversations: Cultivating Common Ground – What does that mean for the nonprofit community? Panelists at this year’s Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Awards shared practical tips as and advice to nonprofits about how to effectively make their voices heard by local legislature in the shifting political climate. The panel discussion, Radical Conversations: Cultivating Common Ground,…



2017 Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Awards Panel

Barbara Bollier, MD Kansas State Senate Barbara Bollier attended the University of Kansas for undergraduate studies and entered the University Of Kansas School Of Medicine in 1980. She completed her residency in Anesthesiology. She chose medicine because of her strong desire to care for people and make a difference. In 1987 Dr. Bollier joined her…



Just Announced! 2017 Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Award Winners!

Mission, KS (April 6, 2017) — Support Kansas City (SKC), a local nonprofit that provides business and development support services to Greater Kansas City nonprofits has announced the winners of its prestigious “Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership” (ENLA) Awards. The 2017 awards were granted to Junior Achievement of Greater Kansas City for an agency with a…



SKC News – Building Community Through Storytelling

The winter edition of the Support Kansas City Quarterly Newsletter features shared spaces at the Children’s Campus of Kansas City, new staff members at SKC, and upcoming events including the 8th annual Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Awards.



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.