Community Capital Fund

Community Capital Fund

3200 Wayne Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64109
(816) 502-9584

Michael Carmona
Program Manager

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 2013
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2015
Number of sponsored projects: 5

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
2%-10% administrative fee. Varies by project, depending on administrative capacity/needs.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission values
  • Geographic: Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area
  • Other: Sponsored projects must demonstrate community development initiatives that strengthen human, financial and social capital. They must have a core purpose that furthers the mission of CCF and provides an inclusive and direct benefit to communities within CCF’s service area. Eligible projects must identify as one of the following categories: a project or initiative of a social enterprise business; a project or initiative by an organization working to become, but has not yet received, legal 501(c)(3) status; or a project or initiative of an unincorporated association that can be completed over a pre-determined period.

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture
  • Children, youth and families
  • Economic development
  • Education
  • Environment/sustainable growth
  • Festivals and events
  • Health/nutrition
  • Housing
  • People or communities of color/minorities
  • Political advocacy/social justice
  • Women
  • Youth development

Services we offer projects:

  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Organizational development
  • Receiving property and stock donations
  • Other: Grant application/reporting assistance. The CCF Fiscal Sponsorship program provides an alternative to starting a nonprofit for mission-aligned, community development projects. Sponsored organizations or projects may use the fiscal sponsorship to receive grants, tax-deductible contributions, and other revenues for charitable purposes.

Based on Fiscal Sponsorship: 6 Ways to Do It Right: Our model(s) of fiscal sponsorship are:

  • Model C, Preapproved Grant Relationship

Organization description:
The Community Capital Fund invests in innovative and measurable community development that aligns with and strengthens the financial, human and social capital of under-resourced neighborhoods in the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area. Since 2012, CCF has deployed more than $1 million to neighborhoods and grassroots organizations, organized eight Community Development Workshops that have collectively drawn more than 2,000 community leaders, and fiscally sponsored 10 social ventures that have raised more than $1 million.