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Neighborhoods Rising Fund (NRF) Grant Info Session

Thursday, January 4 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm • Organized By Greater Kansas City LISC
1403 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, KS 66103


The Neighborhoods Rising Fund (NRF) is a unique funding collaborative that provides grants up to $3,000 for high-impact community projects and neighborhood revitalization initiatives that help build stronger and more effective neighborhood organizations in low to moderate income areas throughout Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas.

The 2018 NRF Application and Guidelines will be made available on Jan 1, 2018 at Completed project proposals are due March 1, 2018 by 5:00 pm.

Interested? Join us for this information session to hear about the application, review process, and past awarded projects!

Can't make it to this session? Here are the dates, times, and locations for all seven of our NRF info sessions:

Jan 4
5:30 – 6:30 pm
Rosedale Development Association
1403 Southwest Blvd, KCK

Jan 5
8:30 - 9:30 am
Livable Neighborhoods
4953 State Ave, KCK

Jan 16
5:30 - 6:30 pm
Mohart Multipurpose Building
3200 Wayne, KCMO

Feb 6
Application Review - Sign up is required
3:00 – 6:00 pm
600 Broadway Blvd, Heartland Conference Rm, KCMO

The NRF is generously funded by the Hallmark Corporate Foundation, Hall Family Foundation, AltCap, Sosland Foundation, Dunn Family Foundation, Sprint, Commerce Bank, US Bank, and UMB. The NRF is managed by the Community Capital Fund (CCF) and Greater Kansas City LISC.
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Rosedale Development Association
1403 Southwest Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66103
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