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Bold Beginnings: 2022 Appreciation Report

Our work to connect your story to give leads to transformative moments at UMKC, for which we are grateful to recount with you in the 2022 Appreciation Report. You can view the entire report here.

Advocating a Path to New Scholarships and Successful Careers in Law School

UMKC School of Law Campaign for Advocates is making a difference

The UMKC School of Law is recognized consistently for the education and preparation of students focused on advocacy. (more…)

UMKC Women’s Council Supports Graduate Scholars

More than $2 million has helped enrich the academic careers of more than 2,000 women

The UMKC Women’s Council celebrated 52 years of supporting women in graduate studies and honoring the 2023 awardees with a reception on March 2.

This year, the group of 77 women received more than $100,000 from the Women’s Council Graduate Assistance Fund.  Since its inception, the fund has supported the academic achievements of more than 2,500 women with more than $2.2 million in graduate fellowships. (more…)

Patricia and John Morgan Academic Advancement Fund Supports UMKC Student Retention, Achievement

Consistent and significant funding enhances student success, degree completion

For the past decade, the Patricia and John Morgan Academic Advancement Fund has supported UMKC programs that help students successfully navigate their college experience. (more…)

UMKC Receives $12.97M Grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation for Entrepreneurship Programming

Grant provides support to continue and expand entrepreneurship programs on the UMKC campus and across the Kansas City region.

The University of Missouri-Kansas City has received a historic five-year, $12.97 million grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to build upon its national leadership in entrepreneurship programming and impact in the Kansas City region. (more…)

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