The Family Conservancy - Kansas City Children & Families
 Donate to The Family Conservancy

email signup


Serving Kansas City Families

Helping Children and Strengthening Families Since 1880

We're empowering Kansas City to raise happy, healthy, educated children. We’re focused on supporting families, caregivers and teachers who prepare children for success in school and life.
Child Development

Mother of All Happy Hours

During the week leading up to Mother's Day, you can join moms (and dads) throughout Kansas City in hosting "happy hour" diaper drives to collect baby items for struggling parents working to improve their lives.

Learn More

Week of the Young Child

Betsy Vander Velde Award

Recognize the work of an individual or organization committed to bettering the lives of children and families in the Greater Kansas City Metro. The award is given each year at the Blue Carpet Event.

Learn More

Serving Kansas City Families

Summer Camp Guide

We've partnered with The Kansas City Star to bring you a guide to area summer camps. Use this online tool to easily find information from hundreds of organizations about summer activities for kids.

Learn More





Talk, Read, Play

Our Talk, Read, Play initiative takes brain development studies and simplifies it to a message every parent and caregiver can use to help support a child’s early development. Learn how your organization can share this message. Learn about Talk, Read, Play!


Support Our Mission

Support the mission of The Family Conservancy by providing a online donation. Support Children and Families!

  • Brew for Books

    Brew for Books

    Your support enables The Family Conservancy’s Talk, Read, Play campaign to distribute books to thousands of children living in poverty. VIEW

    Early Childhood Education

    Training Opportunities

    We provide early education training and professional development opportunities in the community, at program sites, and at special events. VIEW

  • Brew for Books

    Early Education Support

    TFC will receive $163,525 from The Early Education Funders Collaborative to promote kindergarten-readiness.VIEW
    Early Childhood Education

    Mental Health Support

    The Jackson County Community Mental Health Fund  has awarded The Family Conservancy $130,000 to provide mental health services in 2017.VIEW


email signup