Overland Park Charity & Non Profit

Find Overland Park Kansas charities and nonprofits. Charities and nonprofits provide information on charitable donations, jobs, volunteering, and events.

Apartment Association of Kansas 9290 Bond Street Overland Park KS 66214 913-248-0355

Blue Valley Educational Foundation 15020 Metcalf Avenue Overland Park KS 66223 913-239-4622

Catholic Charities 9700 West 87th Street Overland Park KS 66212 913-621-5090

Catholic Charities 9808 West 87th Street Overland Park KS 66212 913-433-2080

Catholic Charities 9720 West 87th Street Overland Park KS 66212 913-433-2100

Community Foundation of Johnson County 9001 West 110th Street Overland Park KS 66210 913-451-7171

Gift of Life Foundation 6405 Metcalf Avenue Overland Park KS 66202 913-851-1947

Heartstrings Community Foundation 9548 Antioch Road Overland Park KS 66212 913-341-5665

Kansas City Golf Association 10540 Barkley Overland Park KS 66212 913-649-5242

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 6811 Shawnee Mission Parkway Overland Park KS 66202 913-831-6254

National Agri Marketing Association 11020 King Street Overland Park KS 66210 913-491-6500

Reach Healthcare Foundation 6700 Antioch Road Overland Park KS 66204 913-432-4196

About Overland Park Charities & Non-Profits

Overland Park Charities are not-for-profit organizations that have a philanthropic goal in Overland Park, KS. The mission of an Overland Park Charity is to benefit the general public through its work, which is often educational, religious, or organized around public interest activities. Charities can include Johnson 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:
  • Overland Park nonprofit organizations
  • Making donations and volunteering
  • Overland Park 501(c)3 tax exempt organizations
  • Donation and contribution tax deductions
  • Overland Park Charity ratings and rankings
Types of Overland Park Charities

There are many types of Overland Park 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 Overland Park charitable organizations prioritize environmental causes or health issues such as medical research, public health risks, or treating the sick and disabled. Overland Park 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 Overland Park, Kansas is organized around arts and culture, such as museums and art galleries, performing arts organizations, libraries, and public broadcasting organizations. These Johnson County nonprofits preserve artistic and cultural heritage and also serve an educational mission.

Fundraising Programs

Overland Park nonprofits have fundraising programs and receive contributions from many different sources. Funding can come from the general public, the Overland Park 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. Overland Park 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 Kansas 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 Overland Park 501(c)(3) groups, are tax-deductible for the donors, while other Charities are exempt from taxes but donations are still taxed.