Affiliates

The Downtown Council manages multiple organizations with goals that support the DTC’s overarching mission to create a vibrant, diverse and economically sustainable Dontown. The DTC also manages a number of limited liability development corporations for specific projects.

Downtown Community Improvement District (DCID)
The DCID was established when to make Downtown cleaner, safer and more attractive. The goal is to create an inviting environment for all who live, work and visit Downtown through its Public Safety Ambassadors, who assist police and are goodwill ambassadors, and its Public Maintenance Ambassadors, who keep public areas clean, sweep away trash and litter, remove graffiti and help resolve outstanding maintenance issues.
River Market Community Improvement District (RM/CID)
The River Market CID was established when to make the River Market area cleaner, safer and more attractive. The RM/CID was conceived around the same qualities, services and standards that built the DCID.
Downtown Kansas City Civic Ventures (DKCCV)
DKCCV is a 501(c)3 charitable, nonprofit organization created by the Downtown Council in 2009 to improve greater Downtown and the urban core of Kansas City through educational and service programs, including coordinated social and community services to persons who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness; and to lessen the burdens of government and combat community deterioration, including, but not limited to making Kansas City clean, safe and attractive. DKCCV owns and manages the Downtown Community Services Center at 8th & Paseo which houses the reStart day shelter and the Kansas City Community Kitchen, operated by Episcopal Community Services.
Downtown Political Action Committee (PAC)
Being politically organized is critical for Downtown Kansas City’s revitalization. The Downtown PAC supports Downtown-friendly candidates for public office. The PAC educates candidates about the importance of Downtown and endorses candidates who support its issues. The DTC provides management and administrative services to the PAC.