A Message on Racial Injustice

Support Kansas City has stood alongside our partners in the nonprofit community for the last twenty years. Recent events across our country have prompted us to ask if we as an organization are doing enough.

What more can be done to affect positive change in our community? How can we better understand the voices of the unheard? These questions can lead to some uncomfortable answers, but it is absolutely necessary to ask them.

Racial and social injustice is a systemic problem in our nation today. Injustice has no place in our community; we realize this and are committed to being a part of the solution. This means speaking up in support of injustices against the black community in our city and beyond.

Support Kansas City is committed to listening to the voices of the black community, our employees, funders, and clients so that we may understand their story and become better allies. We are committed to the continued support of our nonprofit partners and our community peers who fight to end racial and social injustices each and every day.

It is important that we listen to our community, but it is equally important to take action. This is why we will be publishing an update in the near future on how we are planning on making a positive impact in the black community in the coming weeks, months, and years.


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For the benefit of the nonprofit sector everywhere, we wanted to provide resources for ways we can continue to operate and grow within this era. And once social distancing begins to fade, what lessons can we take from this to improve our operations permanently. Come back often for more updates.

Accounting & Fiscal Management

  • Structure general ledger, chart of accounts, setup assistance
  • Monthly accounting support: accounts payable, accounts receivable, deposits and receipts, bank reconciliation
  • Payroll preparation
  • Preparation of management reports
  • Financial report preparation for board meetings
  • Grant tracking and reporting
  • Preparation of IRS Form 990
  • Preparation of annual 1099’s
  • Preparation of schedules for independent audit, assistance with audit completion
  • Cleanup of past accounting records
  • Budget preparation assistance, reporting and analysis
  • QuickBooks training

Governance & Strategy Development

  • Governance training
  • Executive mentoring and coaching
  • Board retreat facilitation
  • Strategic planning documents
  • Outcomes and impact measurement and reporting
  • Survey assistance

Database Management

  • Database design and development
  • Gift and demographic data entry
  • Donor acknowledgement letters
  • Import and export of data; mail merges; exports to mail house
  • Data and donor analysis
  • Integration with accounting systems, fund development and social media activities
  • Database training
  • Ongoing support and technical assistance

Fund Development

  • Create annual fund development plan
  • Fund development plan audits
  • Board Training
  • Capital campaigns
  • Grant management: research, writing and reporting
  • Major gifts and planned giving
  • Special event planning and support
  • Annual fund drives
  • Annual appeal mailings