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School Initiative Information

Initiative Name: Local Investment Corporation (LINC)
Leadership Type: CBO led
Location Type: Urban
Address: 3100 Broadway
Kansas City, MO 64111 US
Phone: 816-889-5050


LINC represents an extensive system reform effort that includes education, social services, health care and community redevelopment. LINC has 48 community schools with six partner school districts, charter schools and local government. It has enjoyed broad support from the Kansas City business community and has a special relationship with the state’s social services department and other state agencies.

Services/Programs Offered

Health and Social Support

School-based health, community health clinic

Expanded Learning Opportunities

After school and summer programs

Early Childhood Development

Training for home-based and family child care providers

College, Career, and Citizenship

Work with TANF recipients on job training and placement

Community Engagement

Promote neighborhood engagement through school-based site councils

Youth Development

Working with foster youth aging out


School districts (Center School District Fort Osage School District Grandview School District Hickman Mills School District Independence Public Schools Kansas City Public Schools North Kansas City School District),

Local government (city and county)

State agencies


Information unavailable

Funding Sources

State and federal government, primarily health and human services

Resources for the Field

Initiative Demographics

Information unavailable
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