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.
May 11, 2012

If you, your family or your organization is looking for an easy, inexpensive way to organize your philanthropy, a donor-advised fund might be worth considering. Donor-advised funds are an at...

May 4, 2012

“From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.” – Arthur Ashe   As senior vice president of sales and new product innovation for the Gr...

Apr 27, 2012

We’re proud to share that Corey Ziegler has been named one of Ingram’s “40 Under Forty”. The “40 Under Forty” is Ingram’s list of local powerhouses ...

Apr 25, 2012

While our hometown baseball team isn’t exactly wowing crowds these days, last week in the Northland a group of heavy hitters hit a grand slam with nearly 400 civic and business leaders...

Apr 13, 2012

Most of us who live or have lived in or around Kansas City understand what a wonderful metropolitan area it is, even if those on the coasts scoff at the notion that we’re more than jus...

Apr 6, 2012

The procrastinators out there are most likely feeling the weight of a looming tax-day deadline. Fortunately for philanthropists who work with the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation or ...

Mar 30, 2012

Charitable giving can happen anywhere – at home, on the street or even on the job. Giving in the workplace is especially important in this day and age when, it seems, every week a new stud...

Mar 23, 2012

If you’ve followed the Giving Better Blog over the past year, you know that Kansas City is one of the most giving cities in the nation. This is just one of the many reasons I’m s...

Mar 14, 2012

Want to have more fun and create an even greater impact with your giving? The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation’s Charitable Giving Institute kicks off in Kansas City on April 1...

Mar 9, 2012

While the calendar (and the groundhog) may say that spring is still more than a week away, here in Kansas City we’re already celebrating the new season’s arrival. The sun is shin...

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