Grants List

National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship, Inc.

Springfield, MA  |   Approved Date: 10/6/2014  |   Approved Amount: $42,808

Support the 12th Annual National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, October 12-15, 2014.

Grace United Community Ministries, Inc.

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 10/3/2014  |   Approved Amount: $50,000

Support Aim for Success After-School Tutoring program to approximately 100 kindergarten through sixth grade students during the 2014-2015 school year.

Johnson County Library Foundation

Shawnee Mission, KS  |   Approved Date: 9/30/2014  |   Approved Amount: $70,360

Support the expansion and outreach of the MakerSpace program, located at the Johnson County Library - Central Resource Library.

Carnegie Mellon University, Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Social and Decision Sciences

Pittsburgh, PA  |   Approved Date: 9/25/2014  |   Approved Amount: $20,000

Support the Celebrating the Work of Steven Klepper: An Academic Conference and Community Memorial event in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 17, 2014.

Smart Cities - TechStreet Houston, Inc.

Houston, TX  |   Approved Date: 9/24/2014  |   Approved Amount: $19,610

Support for Energizing Health 2014 event to connect healthcare innovators in Houston, Texas, October 10, 2014. This series of events will take place in six major U.S. cities (Pittsburgh, Boston, New York City, Houston, Kansas City, and San Francisco) in 2014.

Partners for Livable Communities

Washington, DC  |   Approved Date: 9/23/2014  |   Approved Amount: $5,000

Support for the annual Celebration of Vision & Community Spirit awards program, honoring Bob Kendrick's leadership of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, in Washington, D.C., December 11, 2014.

Alliance for Childhood Education

Shawnee, KS  |   Approved Date: 9/19/2014  |   Approved Amount: $50,000

General operating support.

Swope Corridor Renaissance / Upper Room, Inc.

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 9/18/2014  |   Approved Amount: $100,000

Support the Upper Room After-School Program for kindergarten through sixth grade students at nine schools within the Kansas City, Missouri Public School boundaries, providing intensive after-school tutoring in reading and math, and structured recreation activities to improve fitness and reduce obesity.

Teach & Learn Experientially

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 9/17/2014  |   Approved Amount: $50,000

Support for the Exchange City and EarthWorks Afterschool Enrichment Program.

Sweat Equity Enterprises, Inc., dba Enstitute

New York, NY  |   Approved Date: 9/16/2014  |   Approved Amount: $100,000

Support to study the effects of entrepreneurial apprenticeship and mentoring programs on successful skill development and job market entry.