We're getting ready for another great UMB Big Bash®  in 2016!

Save the date for the 2016 UMB Big Bash.

UMB Big Bash is not your typical charity event. It’s a concert fundraiser that is more about having a great time for a great cause than about hob-knobbing. It’s more jeans than suits, more chips than caviar. The goal is to have BIG fun raising BIG money for important causes impacting the Kansas City community today.

Mark your calendars now and plan to join us on Thursday, June 23, 2016 for the sixth annual UMB Big Bash! The location and artist will be announced soon, but we assure you that the 2016 event will be something you won’t want to miss. 

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2013

 The UMB Big Bash is a 501c(3) Organization. Tax ID 27-3824005.

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Beneficiaries:
Drumm Farm Center for Children
 
Turner House Children’s Clinic
 
 
Entertainment:
Huey Lewis & The News
 
 

2014

Beneficiaries:
 
 
Entertainment:  
Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers
 
 

2012

Beneficiaries:
 
 
Entertainment:
Kenny Loggins
 
 
 

2011

Big Performances

Past Big Bash community partners and performers

Beneficiaries:
reStart
 
Literacy Kansas City
 
 
Entertainment:
Rob Thomas
 
 

2015

Applications are now open for 2016 UMB Big Bash Grant

Attention Kansas City-area nonprofits: UMB Big Bash has issued a request for proposals from organizations hoping to be our 2016-2017 beneficiary! After five incredible years selecting two beneficiaries annually, we’re changing things up. Beginning with our 2016 event, we’ll select one beneficiary every year. That organization will receive a minimum of $75,000 in grants for its two-year term.

Proposals are due no later than 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

 

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Big Sponsors

2016 UMB Big Bash Sponsorship Opportunities

UMB Big Bash would not be possible without the  the support of our sponsors.
Contact BigBash@umb.com to learn more about sponship opportunities.
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