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Providing resources to improve kindergarten readiness and third grade reading proficiency to increase economic prosperity in the 67214 ZIP code.

Wichita Collective Impact: Working together as a community.

Organizations across the community are working together to impact USD 259 goals by 2025.

Cargill logo.

Lead private sector funder

United Way of the Plains logo.

Fiscal agent

Greater Wichita YMCA logo.

Programming and community coordinator

Wichita Public Schools logo.

Academic and strategic direction

WSU Public Policy and Management Center logo.

Research, evaluation and engagement assistance

+6%

increase high school graduation rate
(from 74% to 80%)

+22%

increase in 3rd grade reading state assessment score for proficiency levels 3 & 4 (from 21.94% to 44%)

70%

of seniors will graduate with a diploma and 1+ market value assets

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Why 67214?

A map of where ZIP code 67214 is located within Wichita.
  • 67214 is the poorest ZIP code in Kansas

  • Average adjusted gross income in 2018 was $27,906

  • 19.6% of households had an income below $10,000

  • 39.2% are not currently in the labor force

  • Of those 25+ years of age, 25.3% did not complete high school

  • 24.8% of the population does not have health insurance coverage

  • 43.6% of the population is Black or African America; 24.8% is Hispanic

2023 Program Grantees

Music Theatre of Wichita logo.
Prime Fit logo.
Saint Mark United Methodist Church logo.

2024 Summer Grant Application

The 2024 summer grant application closed at noon on Feb. 2, 2024. Check back on Friday, Feb. 16, when the recipients will be announced.