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Marion And Henry Bloch Family Foundation


Last profile update: 01/23/2018
Last grant data update: 05/16/2018

At A Glance

Marion And Henry Bloch Family Foundation

1 H&R Block Way

Kansas City, MO United States 64105

Telephone: (816) 854-4363


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation





Purpose and Activities

The foundation’s seven focus areas include: Post-Secondary Business and Entrepreneurship Education--The foundation supports select post-secondary business and entrepreneurship education programs that are centers of excellence. Visual and Performing Arts--The foundation supports excellence in and access to the arts, emphasizing programs that enhance quality, strengthen management, and increase audience participation. Education for Poor, Disadvantaged and Under-served Youth--The foundation promotes access to quality birth-to-12th grade and post-secondary education, focusing on closing achievement gaps and building human capital in the urban core. Healthcare--The foundation supports centers of excellence, education, and access to quality healthcare. Social Services--The foundation expands access and opportunities for vulnerable, disadvantaged and low-income individuals and families by meeting basic human needs and supporting the creation of pathways out of poverty. Jewish Community Organizations--The foundation supports organizations that advance social and economic justice issues in the Jewish community. Legacy Organizations--In recognition of Marion and Henry’s lifetime commitments to the Henry W. Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and St. Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, the Foundation places a priority on programs and operations of these organizations.