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Nonprofit & Education

Collected by: Kansas City Public Library

Archived since: Aug, 2018

Description:

Local educational organizations, social service entities and nonprofit organizations dedicated to the public good.

Subject:   Society & Culture

Page 1 of 1 (57 Total Results)

Title: BikeWalkKC

URL: http://bikewalkkc.org/

Description: BikeWalkKC is a member-supported 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works to make Greater Kansas City a safer and more accessible place to walk, bicycle, live, work, and play.

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Title: BoysGrow

URL: http://boysgrow.com/

Description: Each summer, 30 youth ages 14 -16 commit to a 2 year position working on the BoysGrow farm. As is often the first payed job for the boys, they learn to work together and develop core vocational skills that are applicable in the market like culinary arts, construction, farming, marketing, and public speaking. Through farming and agriculture the boys gain pride, identity, discipline, and an understanding of the business world.

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URL: http://cco.org/

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Title: Greater Kansas City Coalition to End Homelessness

URL: http://gkcceh.org/

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Subject:   Homelessness

Title: Kansas City FOP Lodge 99

URL: http://kcfop.org/index.cfm

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Subject:   Police unions

Title: Local Investment Commission

URL: http://kclinc.org/

Description: The Local Investment Commission (LINC)℠ is a citizen-driven community collaborative involving efforts by the state of Missouri to work with neighborhood leaders, citizens, business, civic and labor leaders to improve the lives of children and families in the Kansas City region.

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Subject:   Children

Title: Literacy KC

URL: http://literacykc.org/

Description: Literacy KC works to advance literacy within the Kansas City metropolitan area through direct services, advocacy, and collaboration.

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Subject:   Literacy Reading Digital Inclusion

Title: MINDDRIVE

URL: http://minddrive.org/

Description: MINDDRIVE is a Kansas City-based, 501(c)3 organization with an educational, STEM focused perspective that serves high school students from around the Kansas City Metro. Using project-based learning and adult-to-student mentoring ratios of 2:1 as the backbone of our after school program, we teach problem solving, critical thinking, and collaboration through math, science, technology, innovation and communication, giving our students deep-level experience with real world applications.

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Title: Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault | MOCSA

URL: http://mocsa.org/

Description: MOCSA exists to improve the lives of those impacted by sexual assault and abuse and to prevent sexual violence in our community.

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Subject:   Sexual assault Counseling

Title: Rightfully Sewn

URL: http://rightfullysewn.org/

Description: Rightfully Sewn provides seamstress training for women so they can thrive in a specialized workforce that will reestablish Kansas City as an epicenter of garment manufacturing, while at the same time, propel Kansas City fashion designers to market so they can supply the burgeoning demand for high-quality, American-produced garments.

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Subject:   Sewing Garment making

Title: The Whole Person

URL: http://thewholeperson.org/

Description: The Whole Person connects people with disabilities to the resources they need by supporting independent choice and advocating for positive change in the community.

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Title: Turn the Page KC

URL: http://turnthepagekc.org/

Description: The mission of Turn the Page KC is to mobilize the community to achieve reading proficiency at grade level or above for all third graders in Kansas City, Missouri. Turn the Page KC was founded by Mayor Sly James in 2011 as an initiative to raise the reading proficiency of third graders, which at the time as only 33%.

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Subject:   Early childhood literacy

URL: http://twelfthstreetheritage.org/

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Title: Alphapointe

URL: http://www.alphapointe.org/

Description: We are a multi-faceted organization with an array of divisions, products and services. We are the region’s leader for vision rehabilitation, education and advocacy and are able to help anyone experiencing vision loss.

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Subject:   Blind persons Vision loss

Title: BFTAA - Black Family Technology Awareness Association of Kansas City

URL: http://www.bftaa.org/new/

Description: The purpose of the Black Family Technology Awareness Campaign is to empower and fully equip our community of families with the resources needed to become actively involved with the technology revolution.

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Subject:   Digital Inclusion African Americans Technology education

Title: Connecting For Good

URL: http://www.connectingforgood.org/

Description: Connecting For Good provides internet access, computers, digital skills training, and community partnerships to help low and moderate income communities open minds and opportunities for a better future.

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Subject:   Digital Inclusion Computers

Title: Cultivate Kansas City

URL: http://www.cultivatekc.org/

Description: Cultivate Kansas City grows food, farms, and community in support of a sustainable and healthy local food system for all.

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Subject:   Farming Gardening

Title: Palestine Senior Citizens Activity Center

URL: http://www.palestineactivitycenter.org/

Description: Located in the historic Oak Park Neighborhood, Palestine Senior Activity Center offers a variety of programs and services including recreational, leisure activities, health and wellness programs. Each program is designed to enhance the quality of life for senior adults of the Greater Kansas City area and meet a wide variety of social and personal needs. Palestine Senior Activity Center also serves as the heart disease and diabetes health hub for senior adults.

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Subject:   Seniors

Title: Reach Out And Read Kansas City

URL: http://www.reachoutandreadkc.org/

Description: Reach Out and Read gives young children a foundation for success by incorporating books into pediatric care and encouraging families to read aloud together.

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Subject:   Reading

Title: The Plug

URL: http://www.theplugkcps.org/

Description: News and information source for Kansas City Public Schools.

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Subject:   Education Schools

Title: Tikkun - KC

URL: http://www.tikkun-kc.org/

Description: Tikkun-KC is a tax exempt 501(c)3 Missouri corporation that was formed for the purpose of buying distressed and abandoned single family homes, renovating to today’s standards and selling them to low income individuals and families through our innovative seller financing program.

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Subject:   Housing repair Dwellings

Title: Wayside Waifs

URL: http://www.waysidewaifs.org/

Description: Wayside Waifs is a charitable animal shelter whose purpose is to place adoptable companion animals in responsible homes.

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Subject:   Animals Animal shelters Pet adoption

Title: Bridging the Gap

URL: https://bridgingthegap.org/

Description: Bridging The Gap (BTG) works to make the Kansas City region sustainable by "connecting environment, economy and community," and is the premier organization in the area providing environmental education and volunteer action through more than 1,500 volunteers annually.

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Subject:   Environment

Title: Center for Conflict Resolution

URL: https://ccrkc.org/

Description: The Center for Conflict Resolution (CCR), formerly the Community Mediation Center, is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization that provides mediation services, facilitation and training to individuals and organizations. By using restorative justice (RJ) processes and providing safe, structured and positive environments, CCR empowers people to solve conflict in their lives, giving them the tools they need to choose understanding over escalating conflict and to find peaceful solutions.

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Subject:   Conflict resolution Mediation Violence prevention

Title: Connections to Success

URL: https://connectionstosuccess.org/

Description: At Connections, we provide a comprehensive network of services and support to help people living in poverty become economically self-sufficient. Our model, with lifelong mentoring at its core, delivers evidence-based results and impacts all areas of a person’s life. This is built upon our mission and values.

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Subject:   Poverty Economic mobility Mentoring

Title: KC digiSTORY Center

URL: https://digistory.org/

Description: The Digital Storytelling Center of Kansas City (digiSTORY KC) provides workshops and other educational resources to advance digital media skills for those who wish to tell their stories through the fascinating capabilities of digital media. Through our KCdigiKids program we promote digital literacy for kids in the urban core through experiential, hands-on learning activities that will encourage them to pursue rewarding careers in STEM/STEAM occupations.

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Subject:   Digital storytelling

Title: W.E.B. DuBois Learning Center

URL: https://duboislc.weebly.com/

Description: For the last 45 years the DuBois Learning Center has been offering free tutorial services to local residents in math, reading, and science. Since inception, the DuBois Learning Center has served thousands of youth in areas of intensive tutoring and motivation, as well as educational and vocational counseling services.

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Subject:   Tutoring Technology services

Title: Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City

URL: https://habitatkc.org/

Description: As the seventh oldest affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, and the largest nonprofit homebuilder in the Kansas City area, Habitat of Kansas City builds strong and stable neighborhoods by building strong and stable homes. We believe that to break the cycle of poverty, low and medium income families need their income spent on housing to serve two purposes: provide a decent, affordable place to raise a family and build wealth through home ownership.

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Subject:   Housing

Title: Kansas City YMCA

URL: https://kansascityymca.org/

Description: The YMCA of Greater Kansas City, founded on Christian principles, is a charitable organization with an inclusive environment committed to enriching the quality of family, spiritual, social, mental and physical well-being.

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Subject:   Health

Title: KC Care Health Center

URL: https://kccare.org/

Description: The mission of KC CARE is to promote health and wellness by providing quality care, access, research, and education to the underserved and all people in our community.

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Subject:   Healthcare Medical clinics

Title: KC Pet Project

URL: https://kcpetproject.org/

Description: Kansas City, MO Animal Shelter

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Subject:   Animal shelters

Title: Metropolitan Energy Center

URL: https://metroenergy.org/

Description: MEC is a catalyst for regional energy partnerships that satisfy the triple-bottom-line approach. MEC works in the following areas of emphasis: Alternative Fuels Deployment Energy Efficiency Mobility Systems Building Energy Efficiency Sustainability

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Subject:   Energy efficiency Clean energy

Title: Operation Breakthrough

URL: https://operationbreakthrough.org/

Description: Operation Breakthrough provides a safe, loving and educational environment for children in poverty and empowers their families through advocacy, emergency aid and education.

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Subject:   Social services

Title: SAVE, Inc

URL: https://saveinckc.org/

Description: SAVE, Inc. provides comprehensive housing solutions to empower socially and medically disadvantaged people to improve their health and lead stable lives with personal dignity.

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Subject:   Housing

Title: Shepherd's Center of KC Central

URL: https://sccentral.org/

Description: Shepherd’s Center Central provides programs, leadership and advocacy to help both active and homebound older adults live healthy, engaged and independent lives.

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Subject:   Seniors

Title: Show Me KC Schools

URL: https://showmekcschools.org/

Description: Show Me KC Schools helps families navigate the elementary, middle, and high schools serving children and youth in the heart of Kansas City.

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Subject:   Education Schools

Title: Thank You Walt Disney, Inc.

URL: https://thankyouwaltdisney.org

Description: Thank You Walt Disney, Inc. is committed to saving Walt Disney’s Kansas City history and providing a place for art and animation study, while encouraging confidence and entrepreneurial individualism.

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URL: https://uicskc.org/

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Title: Ability KC

URL: https://www.abilitykc.org/

Description: Our mission is to build brighter futures for children and adults with disabilities by providing comprehensive educational, vocational and therapeutic services.

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Subject:   People with disabilities

URL: https://www.asteamvillage.org

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URL: https://www.childrensplacekc.org/

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URL: https://www.chooseyourpassionkc.com/

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URL: https://www.cityyear.org/kansas-city/

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Title: The Don Bosco Centers

URL: https://www.donbosco.org/

Description: Don Bosco positions our ethnically diverse population of all ages across metropolitan Kansas City to be self-sufficient and contributing members of this great community.

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Subject:   Seniors Social services

Title: Green Works in Kansas City

URL: https://www.greenworkskc.org/

Description: Since 2007, Green Works in Kansas City has been empowering youth to care for our environment, contribute to our economy and create healthy communities.

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Subject:   Environment

URL: https://www.gyrlplease.org/home/

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Title: Kansas City Center for Inclusion

URL: https://www.inclusivekc.org/

Description: The Kansas City Center for Inclusion, Inc. (KCCI) is Kansas City’s LGBTQIA+ resource and community center.

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Subject:   LGBTQ

Title: Jewish Vocational Service

URL: https://www.jvskc.org/

Description: We assist individuals and families in achieving self-reliance by providing support, personal development, employment and training services. JVS promotes independence by encouraging clients to participate in decisions and activities affecting their lives and JVS eases in the transition to the United States for refugees and their families.

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Subject:   Immigrants Refugees

URL: https://www.kcfootprints.org

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Title: KC Healthy Kids

URL: https://www.kchealthykids.org/

Description: KC Healthy Kids rallies the people in our communities to improve access to affordable fresh food and safe places to walk and play.

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Subject:   Children Health Safety

URL: https://www.kcpublicschools.org/

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URL: https://www.kcstem.org/

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Title: LEANLAB Education

URL: https://www.leanlabeducation.org/

Description: LEANLAB Education seeks to bring innovative solutions to close the achievement gap in K12 schools.

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Subject:   Education Technology Innovation

URL: https://www.mattierhodes.org/

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Title: Goodwill - Western Missouri Eastern Kansas

URL: https://www.mokangoodwill.org/

Description: Goodwill empowers people with disadvantages and different abilities to earn and keep employment through individualized programs and services.

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Subject:   Persons with disabilities

Title: Rose Brooks Center

URL: https://www.rosebrooks.org/

Description: Rose Brooks Center has grown into the largest one-site, comprehensive care facility in the state of Missouri. Today, hundreds of domestic violence survivors, their children and pets, seek shelter while escaping violence each year, while thousands more are served outside of shelter through groundbreaking community programs.

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Subject:   Domestic violence survivors

URL: https://www.thebrandlab.org/

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