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Posted on: February 3, 2022

[ARCHIVED] LPR Received More Than $400,000 in Grants for 2021

The Liberty Parks & Rec Department received $403,366.44 in grants over the calendar year 2021. These grants (listed in alphabetical order) were received from:

  • AmeriCorps RSVP ($75,000) - Support for the Health and Wellness Division allowing them to engage persons 55 and older in volunteer services to meet critical community needs and to provide a high quality experience that will enrich the lives of our volunteers
  • Capitol Federal Savings ($2,500) - Liberty Parks & Rec Foundation Annual Campaign
  • Caesars Entertainment ($5,000) - Support for the Liberty Meals on Wheels program
  • Chiefs Flag First and Goal ($2,500- Support for the Youth Flag Football programs
  • Clay County Senior Services ($182,000) - Liberty Access Bus transportation administration and grants for Community Center Memberships
  • Dick's Sporting Goods Foundation ($1,000) - Liberty Parks & Rec Foundation Annual Campaign
  • Harry C. Arnote Foundation ($1,000) - Liberty Parks & Rec Foundation Annual Campaign
  • Mid America Regional Council ($102,876) - Supports Silver Center equipment purchases and program administration, Liberty Meals on Wheels, Liberty Access Bus transportation administration and Evidence Based Programs
  • Missouri Department of Natural Resources ($15,124) - Playground Scrap Tire Surface Material Grant allowing LPR to get recycled benches and picnic tables. T.R.I.M. Grant helps fund tree inventories, removal or pruning of hazardous trees, tree planting and the training of volunteers and city/county employees to best care for community forests
  • Missouri Elderly and Handicap Transportation Assistance Program ($4,366) - Liberty Access Bus transportation operations
  • National Recreation and Park Association ($11,000) - Remote Deliveries Grant for offering Evidence Based Programs via Zoom
  • Target Corporation ($1,000) - Target Youth Soccer Program


Grants help LPR provide the best possible programs and services to the Liberty community. Staff works year round to seek out new grant opportunities, apply and fulfill each grant's requirements.

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