For KC’s visionary leaders

Kansas City is a proud community full of committed leaders. See how The Pinnacle Prize aims to support visionaries working to make life better for those who need it most.

Our Mission

Game-changing support for world-changing people.

This $100,000 prize comes with no conditions or caveats. It is simply a way to empower and support leaders 45 and under who are committed to making a consequential impact for our city and all the people who call it home.

Finding KC’s finest community leaders.

No applications are required for The Pinnacle Prize. Winners are selected by a board of trusted leaders with their fingers on the pulse of who and what is happening throughout the Kansas City community.

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Kyle Hollins | 2023 Winner

Kyle Hollins is the Founder and Executive Director of Lyrik’s Institution, a nonprofit founded in 2019 that empowers young adults through culturally competent behavior modification and cognitive-based programs that spotlight their passions in the creative arts. He works directly with at-risk young adults in the Kansas City community.

Josh Henges | 2023 Winner

Josh Henges has devoted his life’s work to ending homelessness—and the stigma surrounding it—in Kansas City. From the time he was a child, he has been obsessed with helping those without a home. As he entered his professional life, he committed his career to addressing the root causes of chronic homelessness: severe and persistent mental illness and substance use disorders.

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