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Family Surprises Matriarch with 93rd Birthday Gift to Beloved UMKC Program

Introducing the SPARK Flossie Pack Center for Lifelong Learning

Flossie Pack’s children wanted to surprise her for her 93rd birthday. She did not expect them to donate $600,000 to support the lifelong learning center that she loves, which will bear her name. (more…)

Conservatory Celebrates 27 New Scholarships

Volunteer-led 20/20 campaign exceeds goals

The UMKC Conservatory is celebrating the creation of 27 new endowed scholarships. Thanks to a volunteer committee which triumphed during challenging times, students who may not have been able to join the ranks of Conservatory students and alumni will now have their chance. (more…)

It’s Never Too Late to Graduate

Crankstart Scholarships are designed for nontraditional students

Not all students take a direct path from college initiation to graduation. Sometimes circumstances intercede that require degree-seekers to take a break, but that does not mean they do not have a viable path to graduation. (more…)

Dr. Raj Bala Agrawal Memorial Fund

The UMKC Foundation has established a memorial fund to recognize and honor the life of Chancellor Mauli Agrawal’s mother, who was grateful for the opportunity to engage with the many generous friends and alumni of the university and cheer on our students. The fund established in her name will support students. (more…)

Donation Process During UMKC Campus Closure

Here’s how to give

While the UMKC campus is closed during Winter Break, it’s still easy to make a year-end gift by observing the following guidelines. (more…)

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