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Business Center Is Now Open

For more info call 816-766-7860
*All services are free
*Open to the entire community

Upcoming Events

  • Vendor Certification Program
    Sat, Jun 10
    Kansas City
    Jun 10, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Kansas City, 5008 Prospect Ave, Kansas City, MO 64130, USA
  • A GIFTed Chef Experience
    Thu, Jun 15
    Children's Mercy Park
    Jun 15, 5:30 PM
    Children's Mercy Park, 1 Sporting Way, Kansas City, KS 66111, USA
    Kansas City G.I.F.T. Presents A Gifted Chef Experience, a night of fine dining, highlighting a local Black chef as they prepare a five-star dinner for you to enjoy, hosted at the Executive Suites of Children's Mercy Park.
  • Building and E-Commerce Empire with DeAndre Cannon
    Jun 06, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Kansas City G.I.F.T., 5008 Prospect Ave, Kansas City, MO 64130, USA
    This event has been Cancelled new date TBD

If 15,000 People Donated $10 A Month

Led by You and Me

Our goal is to provide grants to Black-owned businesses in Kansas City, with a specific interest in businesses that operate in low income areas. 

We know this will create more jobs and convert an economically disadvantaged area into an area of economic opportunity.

We aim to assist in creating generational wealth, while also reducing instances of poverty related crime and violence in our communities.


G.I.F.T.'s Annual Reports

 Annual Reports

The Gift grant program launched in May 2020, and our fiscal year runs from May to April. In wrapping up FY2, we were able to give $460,000 to 21 different Black-owned businesses. As a result of FY1 and FY2 combined, we have given $687,000 to 35 different Black-owned businesses, creating 58 new jobs in our first two years of operation.

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Kansas City's Racial Wealth Gap

Kansas City is one of 21 hyper segregated cities in the country due to the practices of redlining that began in the 1920's.
According to 2017 city data, poverty rates for residents east of Troost Ave. are 36% and 75% of those residents are Black. 
Poverty rates for residents west of Troost Ave. and Northern Kansas City are 5% and 91% of those residents are white. 
The overall poverty rate of Kansas City is 16%.

Donate to Kansas City G.I.F.T.

Help Us Make a Difference

$10 goes a long way. Through group economics we will begin to see individuals in economically disadvantaged areas, able to afford to work for themselves, support their families, build generational wealth, enjoy lavish vacations, own homes Free & Clear, reduce poverty related crime, close the racial wealth gap and END SYSTEMIC RACISM!

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