NEWS: KC Parks Foundation Offering Mini-Grants to Volunteer Groups

NEWS: KC Parks Foundation Offering Mini-Grants to Volunteer Groups

The Kessler Clean Parks Mini-Grants Are Designed to Help Clean up Area Parks

Who: Mini-Grants are being offered for local volunteer groups. Eligible volunteer groups include but are not limited to neighborhood associations, schools, churches, youth groups, sports associations, scout troops, and clubs. Checks will only be made out to an organization, not to an individual. Group does not have to be a 501(c)(3).  For groups to apply, they can email

What:  The Kessler Clean Parks Mini-Grants award up to $500 from the KC Parks Foundation for a litter and debris cleanup and landscape maintenance park event. A group may receive one Micro-Grant annually.

Where:  Any of KC Parks 221 parks or segments of any of KC Parks Boulevards or Parkways.

When:  This is an open grant cycle, so there is no deadline to meet for applications.  Supplies are provided.

Why:  This is a partnership between KC Parks and the KC Parks Foundation to help beautify our parks and boulevards

How: Through generous donations to KC Parks Foundation, this mini-grant program is able to be offered.  If a business or individual would like to help support this program, they can email  KC Parks Foundation

About the KC Parks Foundation
The Kansas City Parks Foundation is a nonprofit organized and operating exclusively to preserve and enhance the extraordinary Parks and Boulevards as a vital and equitable urban greens space by advocating, cultivating financial resources and fostering community engagement in support of the Board of Parks and Recreation and the Parks and Recreation Department.