Medical Society of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties Foundation
To support the final phase of the Project Access WyJo and MC merger and include critical activities through the end of calendar year 2017. The merger will entail the joining of three 501c3 organizations: the Wy Jo Medical Society Foundation with WyJo Care as its primary program, the Kansas City Medical Society’s foundation, and MC, operating with its own 501c3 status. A formal resolution confirming the intent to merge has been signed by all. The merger includes phases of roll-out with considerations of, for example, when existing boards can sunset, when current separate assets can be combined, as well as legal considerations. Regarding the proposed grant period for the request: a new Executive Director (ED) for the new organization is anticipated to begin work in November. By the end of the calendar year, a new Board of Directors will be prepared to govern the new organization, most of the legal work will be either completed or in progress, and combined operations and procedures between WyJo and MC will begin.