Kansas City Regional COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund Major Funders

Thank you to the following major funders and the thousands of individual donors who have collectively raised more than $17 million to support the Kansas City region during this critical time of need.

A very special thank you to the Hall Family Foundation and the Sunderland Foundation for partnering on challenge grants that matched donations to the Fund up to $6 million.

Challenge Funders

  • Academy Bank
  • Ash Grove Charitable Foundation
  • Bank of America
  • Bank of Blue Valley
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • The Abe & Anna Bograd Memorial Trust
  • Burns & McDonnell Foundation
  • Cerner Foundation, First Hand
  • Commerce Bancshares Foundation
  • CommunityAmerica Foundation
  • Compass Minerals
  • Coventry Family Foundation
  • Cloud L. Cray Foundation
  • CVS Health
  • The DeBruce Foundation and Paul and Linda DeBruce
  • The Ronald D. Deffenbaugh Foundation
  • Deloitte
  • Delta Dental of Missouri
  • Ann and Gary Dickinson Family Charitable Foundation
  • Dave and Dee Dillon Charitable Fund
  • Kevin A. Dunn Charitable Foundation
  • Evergy
  • Feist Charitable Foundation
  • Francis Family Foundation
  • Gautreaux Family Fund
  • GEHA
  • General Motors
  • The Granary Fund in memory of Pat and Cliff Jones
  • Gray Family Foundation
  • Hearst Foundations
  • Hulston Family Foundation
  • The Humana Foundation
  • JDC Family Foundation
  • Jedel Family Foundation
  • JMW & Associates, LLC
  • Jeffrey and Margaret Jones Family Foundation
  • Kansas Gas Service, a Division of ONE Gas
  • Kao Family Foundation
  • Kiewit
  • Miller Hammond Charitable Fund
  • Muriel McBrien Kauffman Foundation
  • William G. McGowan Charitable Fund
  • Tim and Elin Murphy Family Foundation
  • Parris Communications
  • PNC Foundation
  • Price Brothers Charitable Foundation
  • Steve and Carole Price Charitable Foundation
  • PWC Charitable Foundation
  • Riggs Family Charitable Fund
  • Stuart A. Schlemmer Charitable Fund
  • Shumaker Family Foundation
  • John W. & Effie E. Speas Memorial Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee
  • Tension Envelope Corporation
  • TruckMovers
  • U.S. Bank
  • VanTrust Real Estate
  • Mr. and Mrs. Isidor Wachstein & their son Julius & Thau Family Trust Fund
  • Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc.
  • Michael A. Waterford Fund
  • Wells Fargo

Founding Funders

  • Black & Veatch
  • Bukaty Companies
  • Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
  • George K. Baum Family Foundation
  • Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
  • H & R Block Foundation
  • Hall Family Foundation
  • Health Forward Foundation
  • JE Dunn Construction
  • Kansas City Chiefs
  • Kansas City Royals
  • Kansas City Southern
  • Mallouk Family Foundation
  • Marion and Henry Bloch Family Foundation
  • Mazuma Credit Union
  • Menorah Heritage Foundation
  • Mike and Linda Lyon
  • Patterson Family Foundation
  • REACH Healthcare Foundation
  • Richard and Annette Bloch Family Foundation
  • Sherman Family Foundation
  • The Sosland Foundation
  • Stanley H. Durwood Foundation
  • Sunderland Foundation
  • UMB Bank
  • United Way of Greater Kansas City
  • The Vivian and Hymie Sosland Charitable Trust
  • William T. Kemper Foundation – Commerce Bank, Trustee