• UMKC student Kelsi Washington

    The Sky's the Limit with Your Support!

    Help us ensure that UMKC students can reach their goals in the face of financial constraints this holiday season.


  • UMKC Foundation dinner

    Community Joins for a Celebration of Generosity

    UMKC Foundation dinner celebrates donors' stories


  • John Shaw

    UMKC Alumnus dedication to the study of physics inspires scholarship endowment

    Retired physics professor invests in study of his field.


  • Interim Dean Petrella

    Interim Dean Petrella honors rich history with eye to healthy future

    Petrella steps in as Conservatory Interim Dean.


  • Rachael Steele

    Steele receives fundraising recognition

    Foundation senior director of development recognized for excellence by AFP.


Growing Resources for Learning.
Enhancing Opportunities for Life.

At UMKC Foundation, we aim to consistently deliver impressive returns to those who invest in this university - returns that have true and lasting impact right here in this community. That impact is delivered through the three primary activities of UMKC: teaching, research and service. Collectively, we will continue to grow by taking our community's generous philanthropy and turning it into meaningful action and solid results.