Created through a generous donation by attorneys at Shook, Hardy and Bacon, following its successful effort to prevent adoption subsidy means testing from impacting Missouri kids and families, the Lawyers for Kids fund provides small grants (up to $250 per child/$500 per family per year) to cover expenses associated with youth development activities for Jackson County kids in foster, kinship and adoptive homes. If you would like to apply for a grant, please fill out the below application in its entirety. ALL fields are required. If the field does not apply, please enter "N/A". Thank you!