Kansas City urban core grants are announced
01/17/2014 2:02 PM
01/21/2014 3:52 PM
Eight jobs focused on urban core redevelopment will be fully or partly funded this year by $414,681 in new grants announced by Greater Kansas City LISC.
The Local Initiatives Support Corporation approved 17 grants to 12 organizations that deal with redevelopment, housing, health and public safety. The grants also support administrative expenses and programs.
Recipients are Ad Hoc Group Against Crime, $16,500; Blue Hills Community Services, three grants totaling $67,500; Blue Hills Neighborhood Association, $3,000; CHWC Inc., $40,000; City Vision, $12,000; Downtown Shareholders of Kansas City, Kansas, two grants totaling $80,000; Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council, three grants totaling $80,681; Kansas City Metropolitan Crime Commission, $20,000; Mattie Rhodes Center, $40,000; Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, $40,000; Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood Association, $5,000; and Westside Housing Organization, $10,000.
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