Jackson County Charity & Non Profit

Find Jackson County Missouri charities and nonprofits. Charities and nonprofits provide information on charitable donations, jobs, volunteering, and events.


American Cancer Society 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue Kansas MO 64105 816-842-7111


American Public Works Association 2345 Grand Boulevard Kansas MO 64108 816-472-6100

American Stroke Foundation 5900 Swope Parkway Kansas MO 64130 816-361-4441

Audubon Burroughs Society 21509 Southwest Woods Chapel Road Blue Springs MO 64015 816-795-8177

Catholic Charities 1112 Broadway Boulevard Kansas MO 64105 816-472-5423

Catholic Charities 20 West 9th Street Kansas MO 64105 816-221-4377

Center For Practical Bioethics 1111 Main Street Kansas MO 64105 816-221-1100

Challenger Center For Space 3111 Wyandotte Street Kansas MO 64111 816-471-7770

Community Health Group 1500 Meadow Lake Parkway Kansas MO 64114 816-941-8020

Cray Foundation 800 West 47th Street Kansas MO 64112 816-756-0600

Curry Family Foundation 4900 Main Street Kansas MO 64112 816-931-2529

Donation Pick Up Service 3848 South Noland Road Independence MO 64055 816-254-1200

Epilepsy Foundation Donations 922 Highway 7 Blue Springs MO 64014 816-561-0764

First Step Fund 4747 Troost Avenue Kansas MO 64110 816-235-6116

Foundation Pros Plus 632 Virginia Avenue Kansas MO 64106 816-726-0393

Garden Center Association of Greater Kansas City 5200 Wornall Road Kansas MO 64112 913-302-4234

GoodWORKS Career Resource Center 1817 Campbell Street Kansas MO 64108 816-842-7425

Grandview Assistance Program 1121 Main Street Grandview MO 64030 816-761-1919

Greater Kansas County Community Foundation 1055 Broadway Boulevard Kansas MO 64105 816-842-0944

Harvesters the Community Food Network 3801 Topping Avenue Kansas MO 64129 816-929-3000

About Jackson County Charities & Non-Profits

Jackson County Charities are not-for-profit organizations that have a philanthropic goal in Jackson County, MO. The mission of a Jackson County Charity is to benefit the general public through its work, which is often educational, religious, or organized around public interest activities. Charities can include Jackson County churches, educational organizations, hospitals or medical research organizations, or organizations tied to public universities.

You may contact Non-Profit Charitable organizations for questions about:
  • Jackson County nonprofit organizations
  • Making donations and volunteering
  • Jackson County 501(c)3 tax exempt organizations
  • Donation and contribution tax deductions
  • Jackson County Charity ratings and rankings
Types of Jackson County Charities

There are many types of Jackson County Charities that focus on benefiting society and the general public. Some Charities are structured to help animals, either through supporting animal welfare, wildlife conservation, or in zoos and aquariums. Other Jackson County charitable organizations prioritize environmental causes or health issues such as medical research, public health risks, or treating the sick and disabled. Jackson County nonprofits can also have educational missions, including serving as educational institutions or supporting students through funding.

International NGOs, or non-governmental organizations, are typically classified as Charities. They are organized around providing international development aid, disaster relief and humanitarian aid, or human rights advocacy and aid for children. Another major category of Charities in Jackson County, Missouri is organized around arts and culture, such as museums and art galleries, performing arts organizations, libraries, and public broadcasting organizations. These Jackson County nonprofits preserve artistic and cultural heritage and also serve an educational mission.

Fundraising Programs

Jackson County nonprofits have fundraising programs and receive contributions from many different sources. Funding can come from the general public, the Jackson County government, private corporations and foundations, or other Charities. At least a third of a Charity's financial support must come from the general public. This funding is used by the Charity to advance its goals. Charities can also raise money through events, product or membership sales, or grants. Jackson County grants can come from the government, foundations, or individuals, and they typically require an application process.

501(c)3 Tax Exemption

Charities are exempt from paying certain taxes because of the contributions they make to the public. As Non-Profit organizations, Charities in Missouri do not declare a profit and instead use their revenue and fundraising to run the Charity and benefit the public interest. Legally, Charities can be organized in a number of ways to maintain their tax-exempt status. Contributions made to certain Charities, known as Jackson County 501(c)(3) groups, are tax-deductible for the donors, while other Charities are exempt from taxes but donations are still taxed.