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Ambassador Program Announces New Leadership The Mid-America LGBT Chamber is proud to announce the newly appointed leadership of the Ambassador Program. Kansas City, Missouri | Thursday, September 24, 2020 – The Ambassador Program, which provides professional development and leadership opportunities through regular meetings and networking with current and prospective chamber members, recently selected Bryce Reeves…

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WYCO Loves Local Grant The Unified Government’s WYCO Loves Local Small Business Grant is created with CARES Act Funding to help reduce the financial strain on local businesses as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Grants are only available to for-profit businesses located in Wyandotte County.  Interested businesses can apply HERE. Grant amounts: $10,000  –  Businesses…

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Main Street Lending Program Available to Non-Profits The Main Street Lending Program is now accepting submission of eligible loans to nonprofit organizations, submitted through the Main Street lender portal by registered lenders. This follows the Federal Reserve Board’s announcement earlier this summer that the program would offer two new loan options to support to a broad set…

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Arts KC Grant Applications Now Open

ArtsKC Supported Grant Applications Now Open https://artskc.org/grantmaking/apply/catalystprojectgrantinformation/The Mid-America LGBT Chamber is excited to highlight the work of our member partner, ArtsKC as the assist the vibrant arts community which is the cultrual backbone of the Kansas City Metro.  ArtsKC Grants are investments in people, programs, and projects that make the arts more accessible, sustain a…

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Chamber recognizes Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day The Mid-America LGBT Chamber is proud to stand with African Americans across our region and the country in recognition of Junteenth, the anniversary of the emancipation of the last enslaved people in the United States. Download PDF Kansas City, Missouri | Friday, June 19, 2020 – Today…

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Emergency Resources Related to COVID-19 Responsibly Moving Back to the Work Place During the past few weeks, the Kansas City Metro stepped up to “flatten the curve” and reduce the impact of COVID-19.  Our Chamber recognizes that our small business and non-profit members have been some of the hardest hit during this period, and we…

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Chamber Postpones Events Due to COVID-19 Coronavirus Thursday, March 12, 2020 From Danny Zaslavsky Mid-America LGBT Chamber Board President  Dear Mid-America LGBT Chamber Members, Our top priority is the health and safety of our members and their loved ones. Therefore, in the best interest of our members and our community, the Chamber has decided to…

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Chamber Members Recognized Nationally for Diversity & Inclusion Congratulations to Mid-America LGBT corporate members for earning recognition from HRC and Forbes Magazine as top places to work for LGBTQ employees! The Chamber is proud to celebrate with our corporate partners who received national recognition for LGBTQ diversity and inclusion by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC)…

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Chamber Advocates for Reversal of Hallmark Channel’s Discriminatory Advertising Decision FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Mid-America LGBT Chamber advocated on behalf of the LGBT business community and Hallmark employees to encourage the company to denounce and reverse its discriminatory decision to remove LGBT inclusive advertising from the Hallmark Channel. Download PDF Kansas City, Missouri | Monday,…

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Listen: Chamber Interview on KC Cares Podcast Executive Director Suzanne Wheeler and Metzler Protege Josh Dampf talk with KC Cares about the chamber rename and rebrand, and finding value in chamber programming. KC Cares is Kansas City’s only nonprofit radio show and podcast dedicated to helping nonprofits tell their story and reach new audiences. They…

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