$1.25 Million to KC CARE Health Center KC CARE Health Center (Kansas City) received a $1.25-million grant from The Sunderland Foundation to support its campaign, Advancing a Healthy KC. KC CARE offers quality, affordable, integrated health services to everyone in the community with the promise of dignity and personalized care. Campaign support will fund capital and endowment goals to nearly double KC CARE’s patient capacity.
$5-million Grant to Metropolitan Community College Metropolitan Community College (Kansas City) received a $5-million grant from The Sunderland Foundation for construction on three projects: Engineering Technology building; the Great Plains Occupational Safety and Health Administration Center; and the Advanced Skills Institute. Said MCC Chancellor Kimberly Beatty, “These three projects will allow the college to offer a greater level of support and access for students from day one through graduation and into a chosen career path.”
Record-Setting 2020 Challenge for Community Services League Community Services League (Independence, Mo.) received $273,000 in cash gifts from 765 donors during its $100,000 2020 Christmas Matching Challenge. These gifts set a record and came at a very important time when so many families were in need of assistance. More than 2,000 local families received assistance through one of CSL’s Christmas stores in Blue Springs, Buckner, Grain Valley, Independence and Oak Grove.
$500,000 Grant to the State Fair Community College Foundation State Fair Community College Foundation (Sedalia, Mo.) received a $500,000 grant from The Sunderland Foundation for its campaign, Stronger Workforce, Greater Community: A Capital Campaign for the Olen Howard Workforce Innovation Center and Center for Excellence. To meet a growing demand for technical workforce training, the State Fair Community College Foundation seeks to build the Olen Howard Workforce Innovation Center and renovate a portion of the Fielding building into a Center for Excellence.
$500,000 Grant to the Missouri State Parks Foundation Missouri State Parks Foundation (Columbia, Mo.) received a $500,000 grant from The Sunderland Foundation for its campaign, Connections: The Next Step. The Foundation is raising money to raise the initial $9.8 million required before it can begin any development on the Rock Island Trail State Park. Missouri’s state park system contains 92 parks and historic sites and is one of the Top Four State Park Systems in the nation.