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
2016 990
2017 990 will be posted when available for download.

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.