Join UMKC in this “unbearable” event and show your bravery as you support local Special Olympics athletes by walking, running, or crawling into the most frigid winter waters that Missouri has to offer.
As a public urban-serving university, UMKC is dedicated to connecting our campus and surrounding community. Our commitment to community engagement often takes many forms, including community-engaged teaching/learning, public-impact research, and volunteerism.
The Fundraising Leadership Series provides development professionals with the essential skills required to be strategic leaders in their organizations.
Our four-session in-depth introduction to board service draws upon the nationally recognized expertise of Dr. David Renz, director emeritus of the Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership at UMKC, with brief presentations from a diverse group of experienced board leaders from across the Kansas City community.
The Fundraising Tools Series webinars are designed to equip development staff, nonprofit leadership and those responsible for resource development, with the knowledge and tools to generate funds
Community Members are invited to join UMKC students in collecting toys for patients at Children’s Mercy.
UMKC’s Health and Wellness Video Series is a collection of six videos produced during UMKC’s 2021 Engagement Month Celebration. Each video highlights ways that UMKC is contributing to important work in the community in the field of healthcare.
Volunteers from across the metro helped collect data for a national research project
UMKC Community Counseling and Assessment Services (CCAS) is a counselor and psychologist training center that provides affordable counseling and assessment services to Kansas City’s diverse and under-served populations on a sliding fee scale.
The nonprofit works to inspire interest in STEM within the Kansas City region.
The Government-to-University Initiative connects government’s hiring and research needs with local university capacity.
The UMKC School of Pharmacy students began their rotation during a time of change for the clinic.
The event, hosted last weekend, vaccinated over 7000 individuals.
The UMKC Conservatory created 27 new endowed scholarships through volunteer efforts during a difficult time.
UMKC School of Law Provides Legal Services to Small Businesses
UMKC’s Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership is offering a four-session introductory board member development program that draws upon the nationally-noted expertise of Dr. David Renz, director of the Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership at UMKC, and nonprofit leaders from across the KC region.
The Sojourner Health Clinic provides quality medical care at no cost to over 300 uninsured and underserved Kansas City patients annually.
The Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership at the University of Missouri-Kansas City is dedicated to enhancing performance and effectiveness in the nonprofit community through education, research and service.
The Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership at UMKC partnered with the Kansas City Royals major league baseball club to plan and support the development of its Kansas City Urban Youth Academy.
The Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership at UMKC has partnered with eitas, to coordinate the development of programs that serve citizens who experience some form of developmental disability and their families.
The School of Medicine, and the MCNL at UMKC, in collaboration with the Kansas City chapter of the ADA , developed a “map” to show organizations and programs that address the challenge of preventing and treating diabetes.
TIPS is an HIV/STD testing, prevention, and linkage to care intervention in African American churches. The multilevel TIPS intervention is delivered by trained church leaders to the community members they serve with the support from a religiously-tailored toolkit and our health agency partners.
The Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership at UMKC partners with the Junior League of Kansas City to present the jointly-developed Advanced Leadership Certificate Series (ALCS).