Grant proposals are limited to not-for-profit organizations whose primary focus is to improve the quality of life of Hispanics in the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan area.
If an organization does not have a not-for-profit tax status designation, it must partner with a 501(c)(3) agency to act as fiscal agent.
The HDF Advisory Board meets on a quarterly basis to select projects and funding levels. The HDF Board forwards approved grants to the Board of Directors at the Community Foundation for disbursement of funds.
Geographical Boundaries and Populations to be Served|
This program will operate throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area, which can be generally defined as Clay and Jackson counties in Missouri, Johnson and Wyandotte counties in Kansas. The Hispanic Development fund will give priority to organizations targeting areas within the Kansas City metropolitan area with the largest concentration of Latino residents and emerging Latino communities.
Areas of Primary Focus|
The Hispanic Development Fund accepts proposals quarterly and awards annual grants. Multi-year projects may also be eligible for funding.
The Hispanic Development Fund has a limited amount of funds for distribution to programs that are consistent with its mission.
Areas of Primary Focus:
The Hispanic Development Fund provides grants to organizations focusing on providing educational opportunities to the Latino community through the following areas:
- Pre-K through Post-Secondary Education
- Cultural Awareness
- Health, specifically prevention and intervention
- Community Development
- Youth Development
How to Apply|
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