EIN 43-1725294

Cerner Charitable Foundation

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Cerner Charitable Foundation is a grantmaking public charity foundation in Kansas City, MO whose mission is: To build healthier tomorrows and stronger communities around the world.
Also known as...
First Hand Foundation
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Program areas at Cerner Charitable Foundation

Cerner Charitable Foundation's case grants program provides funding for children to receive needed care. The grants fill the gaps in access to care.
The donor-advised funds program allows contributors to advise the donation of grants to nonprofits of their choice.
Cerner Charitable Foundation makes grants to other nonprofit organizations with the related mission of directly impacting the status of a young life.
Cerner Charitable Foundation supports global community efforts by working with associates to help create world class volunteering.
Cerner Charitable Foundation remains agile through initiatives and contributions to organizations dedicated to supporting the communities where Cerner associates live and work.
Through the Cerner Charitable Foundation care kits program, children in-need received their own bags of age-appropriate personal items.
The volunteers program connects associates with area agencies & offersways to volunteer
In partnership with several medical mission organizations, Cerner Charitable Foundation enables Cerner associates to travel to remote areas of the world to support health care delivery to communities in need.
Cerner Charitable Foundation rose to the call and ran a vaccine clinicwith other community partners for covid19. Almost 100,000 vaccines were administered in a 3 month period.
The disaster relief program provides associates with grants when they are directly impacted by federally declared disasters.

Grants made by Cerner Charitable Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Healthe Kids InstituteProgram Support$754,130
Donnelly CollegeProgram Support$55,000
University of Mo Rolla Engineering MGMTProgram Support$50,000
...and 32 more grants made totalling $1,367,268

Who funds Cerner Charitable Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
First Hand FoundationProgram Support$27,650
First Hand FoundationProgram Support$25,396
Schwab Charitable FundPublic, Societal Benefit$11,000
...and 2 more grants received

Personnel at Cerner Charitable Foundation

Shanna AdamicExecutive Director
Allan KellsTreasurer
Melissa B FrerkingPast Executive Director
Lynn MarascoPresident and Secretary
Jeanne M Lillig PatterssonChairman

Financials for Cerner Charitable Foundation

RevenuesFYE 12/2021
Total grants, contributions, etc.$5,930,166
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$717,376
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,132,545
Net income from fundraising events$-225,052
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$7,555,035

Form 990s for Cerner Charitable Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-122022-06-01990View PDF
2020-062022-03-19990View PDF
2019-062021-05-13990View PDF
2018-062019-04-01990View PDF
2017-062018-05-02990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s
Data update history
May 8, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $1,000 from Jack and Lija Romence Family Foundation
February 4, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
February 3, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
July 28, 2022
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $29,484 from American Endowment Foundation
August 18, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
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Operates donor advised fundsProvides grantsFundraising eventsOperates internationallyCommunity engagement / volunteeringGala fundraisersFundraising races, competitions, and tournamentsTax deductible donations
General information
2800 Rock Creek Pkwy
Kansas City, MO 64117
Metro area
Kansas City, MO-KS
Clay County, MO
Website URL
(816) 221-1024
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IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
T30: Public Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
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