Eastland Giving Circle Grant

Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

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Anticipated deadline: Sep 9, 2020 3:00pm PDT

Grant amount: US $30,000

Fields of work: Suicide Prevention

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Capital Project, Project / Program, Education / Outreach

Location of project: Jackson County, Missouri

Location of residency: Jackson County, Missouri

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About this funder:



The mission of the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation is to improve the quality of life in Greater Kansas City by increasing charitable giving, educating and connecting donors to community needs they care about, and leading on critical community issues.

Fund Description

The Eastland Giving Circle (EGC) is a group of philanthropic and civic-minded individuals dedicated to making a substantive impact to the wellbeing of the eastern Jackson County, Missouri area through a yearly donation.

EGC will award a grant to one organization through this annual application process. An organization may receive this grant once in a three year period.

Grant Range

For 2019, a grant will be made in the amount of $30,000. EGC awards the entire amount to one organization for a special project. The grant applicant must apply for the full amount of the grant award.

The primary grant focus in 2019 is teen suicide prevention in Eastern Jackson County, Missouri.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Grants are made only to non-profit organizations that are exempt from Federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and have an eastern Jackson County, Missouri presence and mailing address.
  • Applicants must have a REVIEWED nonprofit profile with the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation. 


  • The following will be excluded from consideration:
    • Individuals, political parties, candidates or political activities
    • Primary and secondary educational institutions
    • Religious organizations for denominational programs
    • Requests for general operating funds