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The Creating Sustainable Places consortium includes key partners representing a broad coalition of local governments, representing more than 90 percent of the metropolitan area's population, as well as the business and development community, universities, housing organizations, equity organizations, professional organizations and nonprofits.

Local Government Partners

  • Cass County, Mo.
  • Clay County, Mo.
  • Jackson County, Mo.
  • Johnson County, Kan.
  • Leavenworth County, Kan.
  • Platte County, Mo.
  • Unified Government of Wyandotte County/ Kansas City, Kan.
  • City of Belton, Mo.
  • City of Blue Springs, Mo.
  • City of Gardner, Kan.
  • City of Gladstone, Mo.
  • City of Grain Valley, Mo.
  • City of Grandview, Mo.
  • City of Independence, Mo.
  • City of Kansas City, Mo.
  • City of Leavenworth, Kan.
  • City of Lee's Summit, Mo.
  • City of Liberty, Mo.
  • City of Merriam, Kan.
  • City of Mission, Kan.
  • City of North Kansas City, Mo.
  • City of Oak Grove, Mo.
  • City of Olathe, Kan.
  • City of Overland Park, Kan.
  • City of Pleasant Hill, Mo.
  • City of Prairie Village, Kan.
  • City of Shawnee, Kan.
  • City of Raymore, Mo.
  • City of Raytown, Mo.
  • City of Westwood, Kan.
  • First Suburbs Coalition
  • Metropolitan Official Health Agencies of the Kansas City Area (MOHAKCA)
  • Mid-America Regional Council
  • Kansas City Area Transportation Authority

State Supporters

  • Kansas Department of Commerce
  • Kansas Department of Health and Environment
  • Kansas Department of Transportation
  • Missouri Department of Economic Development
  • Missouri Department of Natural Resources
  • Missouri Department of Transportation

Equity and Engagement Partners

  • Communities Creating Opportunity (CCO)
  • Hispanic Civic Engagement Project
  • MORE2
  • National Civic League (National Organization)
  • PolicyLink (National Organization)
  • Urban League

Business and Development Partners

  • Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
  • Home Builders Association
  • Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute (National Organization)
  • Urban Land Institute (National Organization and Local Affiliate)

Housing Partners

  • Local Initiative Support Corporation (National Organization and Local Affiliate)
  • Kansas City, Mo., Housing Authority
  • NeighborWorks (National Organization and Local Affiliate)

University Partners

  • University of Missouri–Kansas City
  • University of Kansas
  • Kansas State University
  • Kansas City Design Center

Professional Organization Partners

  • American Planning Association Kansas City Chapter
  • American Public Works Association (National Organization and Local Affiliate)
  • 4A Collaborative

Nonprofit Partners

  • BikeWalkKC
  • Bridging the Gap
  • Community-Wide Information Network (CWIN)
  • KC Healthy Kids
  • KCPT Public Television
  • Metropolitan Arts Council
  • Metropolitan Energy Center
  • Nonprofit Connect
  • Rosedale Development Association