Financials

  2017
Assets $3,157,389,589
Contributions $507,484,722
Grant Expenditures $403,400,067
Operating Expenses $8,296,239
Number of Funds 4,038

Financial Documents for Download
2017 Annual Report
2017 Auditor's Report and Consolidated Financial Statements
2017 990

2017 Sources of Mission Support (Total $9,897,311)
Administrative Fees - 77% ($7,670,065)
Contract Fees - 18% ($1,814,235)
Local Grants - 3% ($283,010)
Other Income - 1% ($130,001)

2017 Grants by Geographical Region of Recipient (Total $403,400,067)
Kansas City* - 42% ($169,805,959)
Missouri, outside of Kansas City - 2% ($7,627,025)
Kansas, outside of Kansas City - 7% ($29,482,919)
United States, outside of Kan. and Mo., and International - 49% ($196,484,162)

*Kansas City includes Clay, Jackson, Johnson, Platte and Wyandotte Counties.

Type of Recipient Organization Receiving Grants (Total $403,400,067)
Public, Societal Benefit - 30% ($122,329,774)
Education - 22% ($90,194,531)
Arts, Culture & Humanities - 21% ($84,008,989)
Human Services - 8% ($33,598,032)
Health, Medicine & Science - 7% ($27,270,632)
Religion - 6% ($22,869,981)
Environment & Animals - 4% ($14,727,153)
International & Other - 2% ($8,400,975)

2017 Operating Ratio
Operating Expenses as a Percentage of Average Assets - 0.28%
Average Assets - $2,942,409,454

Historical Financial Summary

  2015 2016
Assets $2,410,973,259 $2,727,429,319
Contributions $486,341,748 $454,902,282
Grant Expenditures $378,916,454 $339,637,290
Operating Expenses $7,658,883 $8,290,861
Number of Funds 3,843 3,775

Numbers may not add up due to rounding.