MainCor Community Event Grant

 

Main Street is bursting with culture and thriving businesses.  Attracting people to this part of Midtown is a great way to promote current businesses as well as create opportunity for potential new development.  MainCor has allocated $2,000 for a community event grant program.  The purpose of this grant program is to encourage businesses along the corridor to host events and draw people to Main Street.

The funds would be matching funds (half of the total cost) up to $500 per event/year unless otherwise discussed.  Applicants must be within MainCor’s boundaries.  An applicant may submit multiple applications per year.  

The application must be submitted for approval at least 60 days before the event.  Within 60 days after the event, the applicant must fill out a spreadsheet form that lists receipts and provide receipt copies to verify the expenses before reimbursement will be awarded.  Reimbursement will be given to applicant within 30 days after paperwork has been received.  

The event must be open to the public and promoted metro-wide.  Events could include: fairs, walks/races, art shows, celebrations, etc.  All city permits/requirements must be met.  

Non-Eligible Uses:
Salaries, event coordinators, etc.
Food and beverage
Purchase of equipment/capital investment

Eligible Uses:
Entertainment (music, performers etc.)
Equipment, tent, space rental
Decorations
Advertising
Office supplies (postage, printing, etc.)
Promotions/marketing
City permit fees

Please fill out an application and send to MainCor, 3215 Main Street Suite 200 Kansas City, MO 64111.  For further questions, call 816-753-3820.


MainCor Calendar


MainCor Coffee Klatch

Every First Wednesday from 8 - 9:30 am
Maincor Conference Room 3215 Main Street

Enjoy coffee and pastries at a casual gathering! This is a great way to meet your neighbors, the Police department, City staff and elected officials.
Our community events have an open door policy. Whether you're running late or have to leave early, come when you can and participate. 


Networking Luncheon

Third Thursdays 11:30 am
MainCor Conference Room

There is a guest speaker every month. Past speakers have been City Council representatives and other elected officials, local business owners, developers and interesting neighbors.

$10 provides lunch. RSVP by email or by calling 816-753-3820. You can pre-pay with PayPal or with cash, credit card, or check at the door.