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.
Jun 7, 2012

I wish kids came with a manual! Wouldn’t it be great if there was a manual on how to raise productive, successful children, who value giving back to the community? Actually, when it come...

May 31, 2012

Like graduations across the country, Teen Giving Institute graduates crossed the stage to receive their certificates, while parents and grandparents clapped. These 17 teens also shared what ...

May 25, 2012

As a leading provider of charitable giving services, the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, in conjunction with its non-regional brand, Greater Horizons, helps individuals, families a...

May 18, 2012

School may be wrapping up for most students, but the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation’s new Charitable Giving Institute is in session! The Charitable Giving Institute was desig...

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 ...

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