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Community Grants

The H & R Block Foundation supports organizations that improve the quality of life in the Kansas City metropolitan area. The H & R Block Foundation focuses funding in the areas of arts and culture, community development, education, and health and human services

A major emphasis is placed on support of activities in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

Arts and Culture
The arts bring our lives into focus. They influence, inspire, and move us to action. The arts are a great community asset, and the Foundation supports classic to contemporary artistic and cultural endeavors.

Community Development
Strengthening our communities is the responsibility of all citizens. By developing partnerships with people and organizations, the Foundation invests in projects that support healthy neighborhoods, urban core revitalization, and economic development.

Education
Learning is a lifelong process of developing each individual's capabilities to their fullest potential. Education teaches us to understand, analyze, and apply information. The Foundation invests in programs that range from quality early-learning programs to adult literacy.

Health and Human Service
Investments in health and human service help build a healthy and compassionate community. The Foundation supports health and mental health services, shelter for men, women and children, and youth development programs.

For additional information, please download the 2008 grant application.