The Common Good Fund

We’ve all been touched by violence

It’s time to change mindsets — from a place of apathy to a place of empathy. It’s time to extend a hand to lift up the most vulnerable within our communities through The Common Good Fund.

What is the Common Good Fund?

The Common Good Fund was founded by KC Common Good to aid those impacted by violence in the greater Kansas City region. The Fund provides compensation to eligible victims of certain violent crimes in Kansas City and their families. Basic criteria required to determine eligibility include:

crime must have occurred in Missouri or Kansas

and...

crime must be reported to the proper authorities

and...

application must be received within now (1) year of the date of the crime or discovery of the crime

and...

an arrest or conviction of a suspect is not required

The Common Good Fund Application is closed.  Below are two resources that may be of assistance: 

For questions, please email: commongoodfundkc@gmail.com

Who are considered Referral Partners?

POLICE

NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

HOSPITAL

CRIME INTERVENTION

FUNERAL HOME

PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE

FRIENDS & FAMILY


What are allowable requests?

Allowable benefits may include funeral costs only, and the maximum benefit levels are $3,000 for funeral expenses per request.


Where do I send the request?

A referral Partner must submit the following information: The first and last name of the victim The itemized funeral bill Itemized bill requests can be mailed to: KC Common Good-Common Good Fund 1100 Rockhurst Road Kansas City, MO 64110 Or scanned and/emailed to commongoodfundkc@gmail.com with with subject line: “Common Good Fund Request.”

What is the request, Intake and Review Process?

KC 360 PARTNERS

VIOLENCE REDUCTION INITIATIVE