CPS Foundation - A Legacy of Helping Others

About Grant Requests

The CPS Foundation makes one-time project grants to 501(c)(3) organizations, primarily in the Greater Kansas City area, whose missions are to support and benefit education, medically-diagnosed special needs populations, youth development, vocational/career training and community well being. The CPS Foundation accepts grant requests between January 1 and November 1 of the current year.

Although there is not a specified range of grant amounts, based on previous years, average grants to qualified organizations ranged from $2,000 to $20,000.

The CPS Foundation does not make grants to the following:

  • Individuals
  • Sports sponsorships including runs, races and walkathons
  • Political causes or candidates
  • Capital or endowment campaigns
  • General operating support
  • Salaries
  • Fund raising events
  • Private foundations

Find out more about the grant application process