An agreement between the City of Roeland Park and the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation establishing a Roeland Park Community Foundation account was reached and unanimously approved by the City Council on November 18th, 2013.
The City of Roeland Park has also established a board which will oversee the city's foundation account.
Purpose of the Foundation
The Community Foundation allows the city to accept funds from individual donors or businesses who are interested in contributing tax-deductible donations to the city. The city can use these funds for non-operational uses, such as community events, public art, and city park amenities.
Make a difference in Roeland Park, and consider making a donation today!
Your contribution may support the following city events or needs (you decide):
Art in R Park Program
Park amenities or other items
Special Events such as the Neighborhood Block Party, Easter Egg Hunt and Bark in R Park
New: the Foundation offers small grants from undesignated funds
Thanks to the generosity of donors, the Roeland Park Community Foundation has funds available to provide grants to individuals and organizations seeking to improve the quality of life in Roeland Park. Grants range between $50 and $750 per applicant per year.