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Literacy Kansas City

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Literacy Kansas City is a adult education center based in Kansas City, MO that was founded in 1985. As of 2019 they had $1.8 million in revenue and $1.7 million in assets.

Literacy Kansas City's mission is to advance literacy in the Kansas City area among adults through direct services, advocacy and collaberation. Our vision is literacy for all. To advance literacy among Kansas City area adults through direct services, ...

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Program areas at Literacy Kansas City

Literacy KC offers a welcoming community for adults and families to improve literacy skills and enhance quality of life. With support from volunteers, donors, partners and the community at large, Literacy KC invests in Kansas City's greatest asset - our people. Our complementary, mutually reinforcing suite of programs offers something for everyone. Based on research and a focus on best practice and community learning, Literacy KC is revolutionizing the way adult education is delivered through our Ticket to Read program. Each class is led by a certified instructor and supported by a team of trained volunteer tutors. Curriculum is relevant, responsive, level-appropriate, and differentiated for each student through the help of the tutors. Each student identifies academic and personal goals and instructors design lesson to help them meet these goals. Let's Read, our family reading program, is a multi-generational approach to building a tradition of reading in the home. Through ...

Relocation Campaign - To secure the physical facility needed to provide the growing programs, Literacy KC launched a relocation campaign. A relocation and capacity building effort will allow for additional students, families, and programs. With increased space achieved through the campaign and the growth potential of each program, Literacy KC will expand in number served on-site from 1,500 in 2017 to 3,000 by 2020. The campaign allows Literacy KC to move to a better and more strategic location surrounded by referral partners and like-minded social service agencies. Literacy KC will be able to increase the number of classrooms from one to four, have a dedicated family reading program space, an adult basic education library, access to the second busiest bus stop in the city, and multiple community partners within walking distance.

Form 990s for Literacy Kansas City

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Oct 21, 2020990View PDF
2018-06Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2017-06Apr 10, 2018990EZView PDF
2016-06Aug 3, 2017990View PDF
...and eight more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Literacy Kansas City

Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,750,527
Program services$105,394
Investment income and dividends$0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$-47,887
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$1,808,034

Vendors for Literacy Kansas City

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Ebcfo LLCTax accounting2020-10-21
█████████Content management system software2020-09-11
██████ ███Software2020-09-11
███████ ██████ ████ ███Tax accounting2015-05-27

Personnel at Literacy Kansas City

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Gillian HelmExecutive Director / Executive Dir.$0Oct. 21, 2020
Paul RosenboomVice President$0June 30, 2019
█████ ██████President$0June 30, 2019
█████ █████████Director / President$0June 30, 2018
█████ ███Past Treasurer$0June 30, 2017
██████ ██████Past Executive Director$70,266June 30, 2015

Peer adult education and esl centers

1Reading Works501(c)(3)$493,211Detroit, MI
2New Hampshire Humanities Council501(c)(3)$1.1 millionConcord, NH
3Oakland Literacy Coalition501(c)(3)$590,616Oakland, CA
4Wisconsin Literacy501(c)(3)$936,764Madison, WI
5Classroom501(c)(3)$4.9 millionNew York, NY
6Literacy Center of West Michigan (LCWM)501(c)(3)$1.3 millionGrand Rapids, MI
7Curious Learning A Global Literacy Project501(c)(3)$791,019Cambridge, MA
8Alabama Pals501(c)(3)$456,132Montgomery, AL
9Houston Center for Literacy (HCL)501(c)(3)$3.1 millionHouston, TX
10First Literacy501(c)(3)$655,242Boston, MA
11Vermont Humanities Council501(c)(3)$1.5 millionMontpelier, VT
12Community Learning Center501(c)(3)$1.1 millionPhiladelphia, PA
13Believe in Books Literacy Foundation501(c)(3)$463,080Intervale, NH
14Reading Connections501(c)(3)$848,006Greensboro, NC
15Literacy Council of Northern Virginia501(c)(3)$964,760Falls Church, VA
16Literacy Council of Lanc-Leb Lva501(c)(3)$970,897Lancaster, PA
17Hawaii Literacy501(c)(3)$796,715Honolulu, HI
18Literacy Solutions Ny501(c)(3)$680,300Yonkers, NY
19Learningquest - Stanislaus Literacy Centers501(c)(3)$2.1 millionModesto, CA
20Educate Advancing Early Childhood501(c)(3)$1.3 millionLong Beach, CA
21Louisiana Childrens Research Center for Development and Learning501(c)(3)$1.7 millionMetairie, LA
22Learning Source501(c)(3)$1.9 millionLakewood, CO
23Aberg Center for Literacy501(c)(3)$1.1 millionDallas, TX
24Literacy Source A Community Learning Center501(c)(3)$1.0 millionSeattle, WA
25Delaware County Literacy Council501(c)(3)$1.4 millionChester, PA