Ten nonprofits will each receive a $10,000 grant from the Evergy Community Response Fund.
The grant will go toward closing gaps in services created by COVID-19 and promoting solutions to racial injustice.
The fund was created to award nonprofits serving zip codes 67208, 67214 and 67219, which cover parts of north and northeast Wichita. The Evergy Community Advisory Board, consisting of people from the area, looked over applications and awarded the grants.
The nonprofits receiving $10,000 each are:
- Art That Touches Your Heart
- Black Alliance
- Create Campaign
- HealthCore Clinic
- McAdams Academy
- Newman University
- Power CDC
- The Kansas African American Museum
- Urban League of Kansas
- WSU Office of Diversity and Inclusion
The fund is administered by the Wichita Community Foundation.
David Garcia is an intern in the KMUW News Lab. He is a senior in Wichita State University's Elliott School of Communication.