The Giving Grove is fortunate to have the strong financial backing of numerous organizations, individuals and foundations in our community. We would like to extend our gratitude to the following foundations, organizations and families who have provided key financial support for our mission.
American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation – The Foundation’s Protection Grants invest in programs and services that advance food security and shelter, community centers, and environmental stewardship.
Bess Spiva Timmons Foundation – the Bess Spiva Timmons Foundation, a family foundation, was established by Mrs. Timmons in 1967 and supports education, health, medical research, and programs to benefit minority groups, social services, and ecology.
Change Happens Foundation – Mission is to “act as a meaningful catalyst towards positive change” by making grants in the areas of science, the environment, and education.
Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City – Provides leadership, advocacy and resources to eliminate barriers and promote quality health for uninsured and underserved in their service area.
John C. Griswold Foundation – The John C. Griswold Foundation has been actively involved with Kansas City area non-profits for over twenty years, through engaged giving to the environment, education, and social services.
Kelly Family Foundation – The Kelly Family Foundation’s support of the Giving Grove has made a profound impact on improving local food security and has played a key role in the organization’s success.
Louetta M. Cowden Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee – The Louetta M. Cowden Foundation was established in 1964 to support and promote quality educational, cultural, human services and health care programming. The Cowden Foundation supports organizations that serve the residents of Kansas City, Missouri.
The Mariner Foundation and Affiliates – The Mariner Foundation is an employee-funded Charitable Giving Foundation supporting underprivileged families in communities served by Mariner partner firms across the country.
Unified Government-Hollywood Casino/Schlitterbahn Vacation Village Grant Fund – Kansas City Community Gardens, Inc. including The Giving Grove, received a grant from the Unified Government- Hollywood Casino/Schlitterbahn Vacation Village Grant Fund.
Individual Giving – Special thanks to members of The Giving Grove board and our other generous individual donors.