Northland Giving Circle

Fund Description: 

Northland Giving Circle (NGC) is a group of philanthropic and civic-minded individuals dedicated to making a significant impact to the well-being of Clay and Platte counties through a yearly donation. One grant up to $30,000 is awarded yearly for a program/project that provides services that improve the lives of Clay and/or Platte county residents.

Applicants must have a REVIEWED nonprofit profile with the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation. Application must be completed online through IGAM.

Contact Person: 
Judy Spinner / spinnerjudy43@gmail.com / 816.741.7131


Application Deadline:
The 2017 deadline has not been published. Please check back for updates.
For technical assistance with the online grant application contact the Community Foundation at 816.627.3452 or grants@growyourgiving.org.

Grant Restrictions and Requirements:
The following will be excluded from consideration:

  • Individuals, political parties, candidates or political activities.
  • Primary and secondary educational institutions.
  • Religious organizations or denominational programs.
  • Capital campaigns.

Northland Giving Circle Founding Members:
Gaye Ballinger, Sally Bailey, Donna Sumpter, Linda Mitchell, Linda Ward, and Judy Spinner the Grant Application Committee Chairman

2017 Grant Application Procedure/Time Line:

The 2017 deadline schedule has not been published. Please check back periodically for updates.

If Northland Giving Circle has any questions regarding your proposal, a member of the Grant Application Committee may contact you via phone or email requesting further information or an appointment for a site visit. If you have questions, please call or email Judy Spinner (816-741-7131, spinnerjudy43@gmail.com). For technical assistance with the online grant application contact the Community Foundation (816.627.3452, grants@growyourgiving.org).

The recipient of any grant from Northland Giving Circle must use the funds awarded for the specific purpose(s) as outlined in the original grant proposal. Northland Giving Circle requires a report detailing expenditures to date, planned expenditures and interim results of the program. In addition, a final report is required detailing full expenditures and final results of the program.

IGAM Instructions: 
Click here to access the Northland Giving Circle Grant Application.

  • You will be prompted to create a username and password, unless previously done so.
  • Users are encouraged to create a single username and password for your organization to be shared among staff.
  • Save the iGAM homepage to your web browser favorites to access draft and submitted applications: www.grantrequest.com/SID_1164?SA=AM.
  • A compatible web browser must be used, either Internet Explorer version 6 or higher or Fire Fox version 1.5 or higher and have cookies enabled.