With staff based in both St. Louis and Kansas City, our Southern Region serves Kansas, Missouri, and Southern Illinois. We offer our full suite of services across the state of Missouri and in the Kansas City metro area and our lending services across the entire state of Kansas.
In October 2023, we launched Joyful Spaces, a new program to support high quality early childhood education spaces in St. Louis.
We have also administered our Stronger Nonprofits Initiative in Kansas City and St. Louis.
In May 2023, we released “No Small Thing: Addressing Systemic Inequities in Early Childhood Education” a report more than two years in the making on the state of early childhood education in the Kansas City Metro region. Click here to learn more and read the report.