September 4, 2012
Organizations interested in applying for Fiscal Year 2013-2014 reimbursable grants from the city’s Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund (NTDF) are encouraged to attend the annual informational workshops, as some requirements have changed from last year. The city will host six workshops, one in each City Council district.
Organizations attending the workshops will receive an application packet with the NTDF eligibility and funding applications. Workshop topics will include: the purpose of the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund, eligibility requirements, funding requirements, documentation required for consideration, tips on preparing successful applications, among other topics.
Upcoming workshops include:
Saturday, September 8, from 10 a.m. -noon
Mohart Multi-Purpose Center – auditorium
Monday, September 10, from 10 a.m.-noon
Southeast Community Center
4201 East 63rd Street
Tuesday, September 11, from 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Northland Neighborhoods, Inc.
3015 Northeast Vivion Road
Tuesday, September 11, from 2 p.m. -4 p.m.
101 Northwest 99th Street
(Room F8. Park in the main parking lot and enter through the main canopy.)
Thursday, September 13, from 6 p.m. -8 p.m.
Baptiste Educational Center
5401 East 103rd Street
Saturday, September 15, from 10 a.m. -noon
Westport Roanoke Community Center
3601 Roanoke Road
Organizations wishing to apply for a grant must host cultural, social, ethnic, historic, educational or recreational activities. In addition, interested organizations must be a non-profit incorporated in the State of Missouri; have its registered office in the city limits of Kansas City, Mo.; have neighborhood, community, tourism, promotion and development priorities as part of its mission; meet the City’s requirements for contracting with non-municipal agencies; and thoroughly demonstrate that it meets the program’s eligibility requirements.
Applications are due Monday, Oct. 15. Applications that will be considered must be for activities scheduled to take place during the 2013-14 fiscal year, which begins May 1, 2013 and ends April 30, 2014. Applications are accepted year-round; however, many organizations choose to apply by Oct. 15, as more money is available for this funding cycle.
For more information about the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund, contact Barbara O’Shea, Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department, at 816-513-3214.