Lead Investor ($250,000+)

John and Marny Sherman

Benefactor ($10,000 - $24,999)

Rick Green

Sponsor ($5,000 - $9,999)

Carol and Allan Hallquist

Friend ($1,000 - $4,999)

Mr. and Mrs. Charles and Victoria Barnard
Dan Fromm
Mr. and Mrs. Jim and Becky Tilden

Corporate, Foundation, and Public Support

Lead Investor ($250,000+)

Hall Family Foundation
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Champion ($50,000 - $99,999)

Great Plains Energy and KCP&L
Victor E. Speas Foundation, Bank of America

Leader ($25,000 - $49,999)

Shumaker Family Foundation
Sprint Foundation

Benefactor ($10,000 - $24,999)

Hallmark Cards, Inc.

Regional Advisory Board

Advisory Board

Dan Fromm, President, Barkley
Rick Green, Chairman, Corridor Trust
Carol Hallquist, President, Hallmark Cards, Inc.
James A. Heeter, President, Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
John Sherman, President and CEO, Inergy
Becky Tilden, General Counsel, Applebee's, Inc.

Thank You For Your Support

Teach For America Kansas City Region is so grateful for our existing supporters. All gifts help our effort to recruit, select, train and support corps members and alumni.

Partner Spotlight

Established in 2003 by Dianne Shumaker and the late Paul Shumaker, one of the founding engineers at the GPS firm Garmin, Ltd., The Shumaker Foundation exists to promote spirituality, social justice, environmental justice, and education. A talented, diverse, multifaceted seven-person Advisory Board gives input on deliberations and decisions.

Event Spotlight

Teach for America - Kansas City Foundation Day brings leaders of local philanthropic organizations together through visits to Teach For America classrooms in an effort to raise awareness of our mission by showcasing how corps members and alumni make a significant personal impact on students in our city.