Our 2017 Annual Report is Now Available

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Our 2017 Annual Report is now available. It was a record-breaking year for our donors who used their charitable funds to grant more than $400 million to their favorite charities. We opened more donor-advised funds than ever before, worked with professional advisors to manage their clients’ charitable assets, and helped companies of all sizes create or expand their corporate giving programs. …

Hispanic Development Fund Honors 2018 Scholars

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The Greater Kansas City Hispanic Development Fund (HDF), a regional affiliate of the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, recently celebrated 34 years of its scholarship program alongside over 300 HDF Scholars. The ceremony, held at Johnson County Community College’s Yardley Hall, awarded $619,905 to Hispanic high school and college students from the Kansas City metro area. In 1983, leaders of …

An Evening at the Kansas City Zoo

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More than 100,000 gallons of saltwater filters through a large pump room every 30 minutes beneath the Helzberg Penguin Plaza at the Kansas City Zoo to keep the nearly 70 birds on exhibit happy and healthy. Greater Kansas City Community Foundation donors and their families had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet the penguins up close and on the ice at …