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1. Keynote Speaker Confirmed for Community Development Workshop!
2. Deadline Extended for New Business and Entrepreneur Competition
3. KC Healthy Kids Announces Technical Assistance Award Opportunity
4. Mazuma Foundation Currently Seeking Grant Applications
5. ArtPlace America Grant Workshop Announced

1. Keynote Speaker Confirmed for Community Development Workshop!

Our workshop planning team recently confirmed Heather McMann, director of Groundwork Lawrence, as the keynote speaker for the 2016 Community Development Workshop. Through its environmental and open space improvements, healthy food access programs, youth education, employment initiatives, community programming and events, Groundwork Lawrence creates the building blocks of a healthy community, and empowers Lawrence, Massachusetts residents to improve their quality of life.
 
We are excited to bring Heather to our workshop to share the successes and challenges of their work and connect with organizations here in Kansas City.
 
Registration for the 2016 Community Development Workshop will open in November. Stay tuned for future announcements!

2. Deadline Extended for New Business and Entrepreneur Competition

AltCap, CCF’s sister economic development organization, is currently hosting a unique online business competition. The “AltCap Your Business Competition” is designed to help entrepreneurs take their businesses to the next level with top prizes of cash and technical assistance awarded along with exposure for their business ventures. Business owners (with annual revenue less than $20,000) and entrepreneurs with a for-profit business idea and relevant industry experience who are located in Kansas City, Missouri are eligible to win. The deadline to apply has been extended to Monday, October 5th, at 5pm.
 
Read more on AltCap’s website here

3. KC Healthy Kids Announces Technical Assistance Award Opportunity

KC Healthy Kids has a Technical Assistance Award opportunity for up to 15 neighborhood-based organizations that have never received an award from the Health Care Foundation of Greater KC. Participating organizations will receive tools and training that will increase their capacity to transform their communities into healthier places to live. 

 
There is not a hard deadline, however the 15 slots are available on a first-come first served basis. To learn more about your eligibility and to apply, please visit their website.
 

4. Mazuma Foundation Currently Seeking Grant Applications

Founded by Mazuma Credit Union in 2015 in order to help make Kansas City a better place to live and work, the Mazuma Foundation is seeking grant applications for programs and projects in the arts, financial education, and community development. Grants awards available range from $500 to $5,000 and are available for 501c3 organizations only. Grant applications are due October 15th, 2015.

For more information visit the Mazuma website.

5. ArtPlace America Grant Workshop Announced

ArtPlace America will be in Kansas City for one day only on Friday, October 2, 2015, from 8:30-10:30am. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about the organization’s National Grants Program and hear directly from ArtPlace America experts about what makes a competitive grant application. The National Grants Program invests in community development projects that leverage arts and culture for place-based change.

Everyone and anyone is eligible to apply. Grants typically range from $50,000 to $500,000.

This free workshop will be held at the Mid-America Regional Council Conference Center at 600 Broadway, Suite 200, Kansas City, MO 64105. Sponsors include Arts KC, the Federal Reserve Bank, LISC, MARC, and the Office of Culture and Creative Services of Kansas City, Missouri.
 
Seating is limited, so please RSVP by September 29. Email Lisa Elsas to reserve your spot. 

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