Effective Communication on Race, Equity and Inclusion

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Greater Kansas City Community Foundation donors and community leaders recently gathered for a discussion on race and equity led by Glenn Harris, president of Race Forward. Race Forward is a social justice nonprofit organization that helps people take effective action toward racial equity. It is the largest organization of its kind in the country. Race Forward works to involve community …

Engaging Employees In Corporate Giving

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Corporate giving programs are common among businesses and organizations, and many want to ensure that the joy of charitable giving stretches across their company to every employee. Recently, the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation’s Corporate Giving Network hosted representatives from organizations across the Kansas City metro area to discuss how they can better engage their employees in charitable giving programs. …

Corporate Giving Success Story: Terracon

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Terracon, a consulting engineering firm headquartered in Olathe, Kansas, has worked to make giving back part of the everyday company culture. In 2007, the Terracon Foundation was established as a corporate donor-advised fund at Greater Horizons, the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation’s national entity, and has evolved into an expansive corporate giving initiative. In just over a decade, the Terracon …