Unleashing the arts is a good thing.
Your Donation Supports
Art Throughout the Five-County Region
ArtsKC believes the arts are fundamental to our humanity. They ennoble and inspire us, and should be included as a cornerstone of any healthy and prosperous community. A thriving arts sector means a thriving City, and artists, arts organizations, and arts programs are the pillars that make vibrancy possible.
The ArtsKC Fund is the Kansas City region’s equal-opportunity funding source, sustaining our entire arts sector through direct investments in people, programs, and projects.
Since 2007, the ArtsKC Fund has invested in 150 arts and social service organizations and 176 artists who have shaped Kansas City’s creative landscape. In total, the ArtsKC Fund has made 800 grants, with a more than $3.4 million impact.
Amplify the Impact
Whether you give $25 or $2,500, your contribution multiplies and makes our city more vibrant, dynamic, and artful.
Make the arts more accessible across our region
We believe that everyone should be able to enjoy the arts in our region. Won't you support us with this mission?
Ensure your vibrant arts community thrives
The arts impact our community beyond individual experiences. They attract businesses, jobs, talent, and tourism.
Support arts excellence and entrepreneurship
The ArtsKC Fund supports arts on all levels, from emerging, to established, to virtuoso.
Stats at a glance
Your support amplifies our support.
Full-time jobs available in the region because of the arts.
2016 ArtsKC Fund Campaign goal.
Our Leaders are Strong
Steve McDowell, CEO of BNIM, and Henry Bloch, H&R Block founder, are leading the ArtsKC Fund Campaign.
Meet Our Cabinet
Flip Short, LegacyTouch; Steve McDowell, BNIM Architects and 2016 Campaign Chair; Jack Ovel, Bank of America; Darcy Stewart, JE Dunn Construction; Don Dagenais, Lathrop & Gage LLP; Mayor Eileen
Weir, City of Independence; Stewart Stein, Stinson Leonard Street; and Bob Regnier, Bank of Blue Valley.
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