|Applications for Neighborhood Rising Fund Available January 1, Due March 1
Do you have an idea for a project that would benefit your neighborhood? Community Capital Fund wants to help you make it happen with the Neighborhoods Rising Fund (NRF). The NRF is a unique funding collaborative made up of a diverse group of civic minded corporations and foundations that provides grants up to $3,000 for high-impact community projects and neighborhood revitalization initiatives. NRF projects promote resident engagement and help build stronger, more effective neighborhood organizations in low- to moderate-income areas throughout Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas.
Since 2015, the NRF has awarded $314,185 to 124 neighborhood-led projects spanning neighborhood cleanups and greening of public spaces, to neighborhood trainings, home and property improvement, and events that celebrate community arts and culture. The NRF is generously funded by the Hallmark Corporate Foundation, Hall Family Foundation, AltCap, Sosland Foundation, Dunn Family Foundation, Sprint, Commerce Bank, and UMB and is managed by the Community Capital Fund and Greater Kansas City LISC.
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