If you have questions about the Center for Neighborhoods, do not hesitate to contact us at 816-235-6931 or email,



Upcoming Events, Grants & Opportunities

Recruiting Neighborhood Leaders, Advocates and Residents for the fourth cohort (Cohort 6) of neighborhood headship classes this spring! Training will include these four main topic areas:

  1. Neighborhood Planning + Design
  2. Neighborhood Health + Safety
  3. Neighborhood Leadership + Governance
  4. Technology + Communication

Courses are provided free of charge for neighborhood organizations. Each organization must register two representatives per neighborhood to participate in order to help strengthen your organization and build your capacity. If you are not a member or officer of a recognized neighborhood organization, please contact your current neighborhood leadership to inform them of your interest and request their support for your involvement.

Classes will begin Tuesday, March 5, 2019 and will run every Tuesday through May 14, 2019 from 5:30-8:00 p.m. Dinner is provided at 5:00 and classes begin promptly at 5:30.

Due to high demand,  January 29, 2019 is the last day to register, so get signed up now! If classes fill quickly, we will add your name to the Cohort 7 (Fall 2019) waiting list.

Sign up at: or call the Center at 816.235.6931.


Save the Date:

Saturday, March 9, 2019

8:30 am – 1:30 pm

Kauffman Foundation Conference Center


Neighborhoods Rising Fund Grant Opportunity

The 2019 NRF application will be available January 1, 2019. 

The deadline to submit a 2019 NRF application is March 1, 2019.

NRF Resources:

Download the Information Session Presentation

2019 NRF grant information sessions: Interested in learning more about the NRF? Attend any of the following information sessions to hear about the application and review process and past awarded projects.

  • Dec 10, 5:30 pm
    Mohart Multipurpose Building, 3200 Wayne, KCMO
  • Dec 11, 5:30 pm
    Livable Neighborhoods, 4953 State Ave, KCK
  • Dec 13, 12 pm
    Rosedale Development Assoc., 1403 Southwest Blvd, KCK
  • Jan 15, 12 pm
    Mohart Multipurpose Building, 3200 Wayne, KCMO
  • Jan 17, 8:30 am
    Rosedale Development Assoc., 1403 Southwest Blvd, KCK