Giving Team Spotlight: David Anderson

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David Anderson, Director of Investments, considers his work with professional advisors one of the highlights of his job. David works with financial planners, wealth managers, accountants, attorneys and other professional advisors to help donors manage their charitable giving. David oversees all investment activity of our donors’ donor-advised funds including funds that participate in our Financial Advisor Program. With a donor-advised …

Tara Raghuveer on Evictions in Kansas City

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For the past five years, Tara Raghuveer, Founder and Director of the Kansas City Eviction Project, has researched housing and evictions across the country, but more specifically in Kansas City. At a recent Donor-to-Donor, Greater Kansas City Community Foundation donors were invited to attend a presentation of Tara’s findings on the local housing and eviction crisis taking place in the …

Community Foundation Staff Becomes Visit KC VIP Certified

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Staff members at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation were recently certified to be official representatives for Kansas City through Visit KC‘s Visitor Influencer Program (VIP). Visit KC is an organization dedicated to increasing tourism to our hometown and marketing Kansas City as a travel destination for adventurers across the country and around the world. An unofficial requirement to work …

Charitable Giving Exceeded $400 Billion in 2017 According to Giving USA

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Charitable giving in the United States continues to rise. Last year broke a record with more than $410 billion donated to charities across the country. As a part of Nonprofit Connect‘s 501(c) Success National Speaker Series, Dr. Patrick Rooney from Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy presented the Giving USA Annual Report of Philanthropy for the Year 2017. Giving …