The Greater Kansas City Local Initiatives Support Corporation has awarded $75,740 in grants to seven area neighborhood-improvement organizations. LISC grant recipients are:
Blue Hills Community Services for economic development planning along Prospect Avenue; Downtown Shareholders for efforts to reuse older buildings in Kansas City, Kan.; Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council to support an African/American-centric arts program; Kansas City Metropolitan Crime Commission for its Adopt Downtown Kansas City, Kan., and Adopt Blue Hills programs; Mattie Rhodes Center to develop an action plan for the Northeast Alliance Together; Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce for an anti-crime camera surveillance program on part of Independence Avenue, and Westside Housing Organization to support an anti-crime home repair program in Kansas City’s Historic Northeast.
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