Other MARC Sites

Mid-America Regional Council, in conjunction with select partner organizations, operates a family of websites to explore our programs and focus areas in greater detail.

Aging and Health

Fruits and vegetables on a grocery store display

Double Up Foodbucks | DoubleUpHeartland.org

Helping families getting more fruits and vegetables with their EBT dollars at select farmers markets and grocery stores.

Early Learning

Head Start student with a puzzle

MARC Head Start Programs | MARCHeadStart.org

Connecting families and providers to MARC Head Start programs and resources in Clay, Jackson and Platte counties.

Economy

A woman and man talking over a table

KC Degrees | KCDegrees.org

Connecting adults to college degree or high-quality certificate programs by providing personalized, consistent and reliable college and career success services.

Two people exchanging a bowl

Homeless Management Information System | KCMetroHMIS.org

Planning to prevent, reduce and eliminate homelessness by coordinating services, evaluating performance, ensuring accountability and informing public policy.

Environment

Sunny blue sky with light clouds

Air Q | AirQKC.org

Providing information and resources to keep our air clean, including the daily SkyCast during ozone season

Bike rider and bus in downtown Kansas City

Climate Action Plan | KCMetroClimatePlan.org

An in-depth look at the Kansas City Regional Climate Action Plan, which aims to mitigate climate change by achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

Recycling container at a recycling center

RecycleSpot | RecyleSpot.org

Kansas City Metro Area’s one-stop spot for recycling, reuse and waste reduction information.

Small waterfall surrounded by trees

Clean Water | CleanWaterKCMetro.org

Providing resources and information to keep our waterways clean and free of pollution.

Safety and Security

Group of tactical officers in a training exercise

Kansas City Regional Fusion Center | KCRFC.org

Bringing local, state and federal law enforcement officials together with public and private organizations to detect, deter and respond to terrorist threats in our region.

Water rescue training exercise with Shawnee Fire Department

PrepareMetroKC | PrepareMetroKC.org

Delivering resources and educational tools for disaster preparedness and response in our region, including COVID-19.

Transportation

Freight trains heading off into the sunset

Connected KC 2050

As the metropolitan transportation plan for the Kansas City region, Connected KC 2050 serves as a blueprint for managing the transportation system for the next 30 years.

Group standing outside a car with its doors open

RideshareKC | RideshareKC.org

Enabling individuals to find alternative commute opportunities and assists employers with transportation programs.