2021 Annual Partnership Initiative

Our annual partners are invested in changing lives, and we are grateful for their year-round support!



Bruce & Liz Pendleton

Tim & Melissa Schaffer


Sarah & Jon Baum

Sherry & Gary Forsee

Jami & Fred Pryor

Tom & Jill Turner

John & Debby Walker


Grants and Major Gifts


We gratefully acknowledge these foundations and individuals whose generosity is invaluable to the success of The Grooming Project:


The Andis Foundation

The Arvin Gottlieb Foundation

George K. Baum Foundation

Pat and Janet Curran

Curry Family Foundation

Edward F. Swinney Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee

Hall Family Foundation

Ina Calkins Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee

Kansas City Regional Covid-19 Response and Recovery Fund

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Enid and Crosby Kemper Foundation Р UMB Bank

The McDonnell Family Foundation

Mabee Foundation

Oppenstein Brothers Foundation – Commerce Bank, Trustee

Pfriem Family Foundation

Sherman Family Foundation

Skillbuilders Fund

Stand Together Foundation

Sunderland Foundation

The William T. Kemper Foundation

William G. McGowan Charitable Fund

Jack F. and Glenna Y. Wylie Charitable Foundation