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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…



Kansas City Partnership To Create Next Generation Workspace Campus

Sustainable Development Partners Kansas City (sdpkc.com) along with Plexpod (plexpod.com), a Lenexa, KS based Coworking company, has announced its partnership to develop the world’s largest Coworking facility at Westport Commons, a historic school campus centrally located in Kansas City, MO, near 39th and Main. By using a “shared economy” model, Plexpod provides affordable next-generation office…



Fair Labor Standards Act and your Exempt Employees

Background On July 1, 2015, the Department of Labor released proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) — specifically regarding the “white collar” exemption from minimum wage and overtime pay. The public had until September 4, 2015 to comment on these proposed changes. Read the press release from the Department of Labor. White Collar Exemption Currently, FLSA…



The Diastole Scholars’ Center

The formal name of our facility is The Mary Clark and E. Grey Dimond Scholars’ Center. Dr. and Mrs. Dimond began building Diastole in 1976 and lived here until Mrs. Dimond’s death in 1983. The Dimonds’ intent was to provide a serene yet stimulating off-site event facility that would enhance the endeavors of the University…



EduHub KC Grand Opening – March 3

Join EduHub KC for their grand opening! Meet those who work with the EduHub KC and learn how you can get involved. Admission is free. Refreshments will be provided. Donations are appreciated. Thursday, March 3rd from 5-7pm 4049 Pennsylvania, Suite 301, Kansas City MO 64111 Housewarming 5:00-7:00 pm Ribbon Cutting and Remarks Starting at 5:45 pm…



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.