Giving Blog

Charitable Giving Stories, News and Ideas from the Innovative Team at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and its Non-Geographic Label, Greater Horizons.
Oct 16, 2014

We’re moving full steam ahead through 2014, and donors continue to inspire us with stories illustrating how they maximize their giving through the Community Foundation. Our 2013 annual rep...

Oct 10, 2014

High school students across Kansas City—21 to be exact—are diving deep into the world of philanthropy this fall, participating in Teen Giving Institute, one of the many donor education p...

Oct 3, 2014

The leaves are beginning to fall, the sweet smell of pumpkin is filling the air and postseason baseball has begun. For the first time in 29 years, the Kansas City Royals have made it to the ...

Sep 26, 2014

As times are continuously changing, it is important to keep up with your employee’s expectations in regards to your company’s corporate social responsibility. The millennial generation h...

Sep 18, 2014

Everyone has their own unique way of giving. Whether you wish to remain anonymous or leave a lasting legacy, consider, how do you form your personal intent for charitable giving? Donors with...

Sep 5, 2014

Does your company give back? If so, the next installment of the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation’s Corporate Giving Network is just a couple short weeks away! The upcoming session...

Aug 22, 2014

Today's guest post is a two for one! Tucker Mallory, a graduate of our most recent Teen Giving Institute, shares his experience below. His mother Lori also weighs in on why it's such a valua...

Aug 14, 2014

From charitable giving accounts (also known as donor-advised funds) to tax deductions and Kansas City’s Nonprofit Search to Giving Cards, the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation works...

Aug 1, 2014

“President’s office, this is Jennifer!”  For 14 years, Jennifer Jones has been an integral part of the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation team, serving as the Executive Ass...

Jul 18, 2014

Kansas City has been full of excitement this summer. Not only did we get to cheer on our very own Sporting Kansas City players, Matt Besler and Graham Zusi, as they played for Team USA at th...

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