Author: Support Kansas City

How New Department of Labor Overtime Rules Effect Your Organization

What are these rules and what impact do they have on the nonprofit community? Once upon a time there was a nonprofit in Missouri. This nonprofit had a $2M budget and many full-time salaried employees making an average salary of $35,000 each. The nonprofit held many events in the summer, including performances and fundraisers. The…



Nonprofit Leaders that Build Community through Storytelling

In April, Support Kansas City convened a panel of expert nonprofit reviewers to select the “Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership” award winners.  This is a key part of our annual celebration of nonprofit organizations that show leadership through governance, accountability and transparency.  Our event included a panel discussion on the topic of Building Community Through Storytelling:…



Do Your Grant Budgets Tell Your Story?

Grant budgets can be one of the most intimidating parts of writing a grant application. Many of our clients struggle with this part of the process. The passion you show in the grant narrative describing your mission, programs and the outcomes you help families achieve every day is harder to show in your financial story. …



Nonprofit Missouri Advocacy Lab

          Registration is now open for the Nonprofit Missouri Advocacy Lab! Who Should Attend? Nonprofit Missouri has teamed up with the Missouri Foundation for Health to host a series of advocacy workshops for nonprofit organizations across the state. The workshops will focus on three major themes: identifying and developing effective advocacy…



Get to Know the 2016 Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Award Winners

Mattie Rhodes Center is a nonprofit agency celebrating it’s 121st year of serving the Greater Kansas City community. They are committed to building a stronger city by working toward the vision of living in a vibrant community where all individuals and families are healthy, safe and have the resources to thrive. Mattie Rhodes Center provides…



Kansas Prevention Collaborative Website Launch

The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) has announced the launch of the new Kansas Prevention Collaborative (KPC) website. The KPC was created in an effort to integrate and innovate behavioral health prevention efforts. With this in mind, the KPC website is designed to serve as a communication hub for coalitions across the…



Nonprofit Research Collaborative

Nonprofit Research Collaborative studies charitable fundraising at nonprofit organizations. They aim to reduce the survey burden on charities by combining originally separate studies into single, planned series. Surveys look at fundraising proceeds trends, different fundraising methods, board engagement in fundraising, capital campaigns, and staffing and budgets for fundraising. Study reports are issued two to three times per…



Shared Spaces Opportunities at El Centro, Inc.

El Centro, Inc. is located at 650 Minnesota Avenue (corner of 7th and Minnesota) in the heart of downtown Kansas City, Kansas. The two-story building is approximately 24,000 square feet and home to El Centro’s administrative and program staff, nine other non-profit organizations and four for-profit companies. The first floor has a board room with…



Just Announced! 2016 Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Award Winners

Mission, KS (April 4, 2016) – Support Kansas City (SKC), a local nonprofit providing business and development support services to other nonprofits, announces the winners of the 2016 Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Award. Mattie Rhodes Center has won the award for an agency with a budget greater than $1 million, and HappyBottoms has been granted…



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.