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.
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...

Mar 2, 2012

Collectively known as the Charity Cases, some of the staff members at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation (and its non-regional brand, Greater Horizons) recently took charitable giv...

Feb 16, 2012

Q: What do Career Counseling and Philanthropy have in Common? A: Camp Charity Volunteers!     On Saturday, February 4, philanthropists ages eight to 13 gave their time and tal...

Feb 8, 2012

There is nothing better than actually giving money away to become a smart donor.   Teens from the Teen Giving Institute are learning how their $10,000 charitable gift can make the bigge...

Feb 1, 2012

Wilkerson will succeed Laura McKnight, who plans to step down as CEO on March 31, 2012 The Board of Directors of the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation today announced that Deborah Wi...

Jan 25, 2012

Much of what is written about “best practices in philanthropy” makes it seem as though private foundations have the market cornered when it comes to giving strategically. However...

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