Find a job. Start a business. Support a nonprofit. Manage personal finances. The Library offers resources to enrich your career and help you develop your personal and professional goals.
From market research to business plans, we have what you need to get your new business off the ground.
Start with us to build and fund your non-profit organization. Includes helpful grant research and writing resources.
Block Center staff are available to meet with you one-on-one to discuss your research needs and help you use our resources to achieve your goals. We encourage you to schedule a consultation in advance. Please email or call us- we’re excited to meet you!
MEET THE BLOCK CENTER STAFF
Kelly Mahon is the Library's Funding Information Supervisor. His responsibilities include overseeing the Foundation Collection and presenting classes on grant research and proposal writing. He works with Kansas City non-profit professionals and assists them in their philanthropic endeavors. Kelly has been with the Kansas City Public Library for over 20 years.
Stacey Mitchell has extensive experience working with a diverse range of patrons in many library environments. As a Reference Associate at the H&R Block Business and Career Center, she helps entrepreneurs and job seekers reach their goals by providing database instruction, community referrals, computer/job application assistance, and one-on-one resume consultations. Stacey enjoys collaborating with patrons to improve their research, technological, and resume writing skills and enjoys hearing success stories from those she's assisted. She is a graduate of San Jose State University's Master of Library and Information Science program.