Community Partners

EarlystART has a history of successful community partnerships. In collaboration with other non-profit organizations, county and city agencies, and generous funding partners, we extend bridges of opportunity to help children and families live healthy and productive lives. Here are some of the many valued partners who support our mission.


Black Health Care Coalition, Inc.

Carrie J. Loose Trust

Children’s Services Fund of Jackson County

Church of the Resurrection

Cristo Rey Kansas City

Crittenton Children’s Center / Head Start-Trauma Smart

Curry Family Foundation


Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Francis Family Foundation

George K. Baum Foundation

Great Western Bank

H&R Block Foundation

Hall Family Foundation

Hallmark Cards

Health Forward Foundation

Heartland Outreach Providers: Excellent Care in Mobile Dentistry

Helen S. Boylan Foundation

HMF Beaudoin Family Foundation

Housing Authority of Kansas City

Jackson County COMBAT

Jackson County Outside Agency

Jacob L. & Ella C. Loose Foundation


Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey

Kansas City Missouri Health Department

Kansas City Public Schools – Dept. of Early Learning 

M R & Evelyn Hudson Foundation

Mid-America Regional Council

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Oppenstein Brothers Foundation

PNC Foundation

Prime Health Foundation

Salvation Army

Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center


Shumaker Family Foundation

Stanley H. Durwood Foundation

StoneLion Puppet Theatre

Sunderland Foundation

The BlueScope Foundation

The Family Conservancy

US Bank