Nonprofit Board Resources
The Midwest Center has gained a national reputation as a preeminent source of research and information on nonprofit governance and effectiveness. This is due largely to the research and writings of Robert Herman, MCNL senior fellow and UMKC professor, and David Renz, MCNL director and UMKC professor.
The Board Bank is a secure, searchable web-based resource that strategically matches Kansas City nonprofits that seek talented new board members with community leaders eager to serve their community. The Board Bank is a tool used to enhance existing nonprofit boards and fill specific board positions.
Nonprofit Resource Center
The center has resources covering such topics as fundraising, leadership and management development and building the capacity of your nonprofit organization.
Salary & Benefits Survey of Greater Kansas City
The Salary Survey is a tool nonprofits in the Kansas City metro region can use to help inform compensation decisions.
Selected organizational websites that have useful nonprofit resources.
Midwest Community Leadership Resource Center
The Midwest Community Leadership Resource Center is a virtual resource center that brokers and links the talents and resources of several organizations with the needs and interests of communities.
Edward A. Smith Program
From 1997-2004, nonprofit and community leaders came together to participate in a special day of discourse and learning, including a thought-provoking presentation by a cutting-edge leader who will challenge us to see our community and its opportunities in new ways. This day of learning and awards program was inspired by the life of Edward A. Smith.