Create a Charitable Legacy this Holiday Season

hawkins@growyourgiving.org Individual & Family Giving

As each year comes to a close, we often find ourselves run-down by the stress of last-minute holiday shopping and finishing up year-end projects at the office. Sometimes, we get so caught up that we forget to enjoy the spirit of the season, and the next thing we know, we’ve flipped the page in our calendar without enjoying what some …

Exploring the Eviction Epidemic: A Conversation with Tara Raghuveer

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Earlier this year at a Donor-to-Donor, Greater Kansas City Community Foundation donors had the opportunity to hear from Tara Raghuveer, Founder and Director of the Kansas City Eviction Project. A Kansas City native herself, Tara returned to her hometown in 2013 as a Harvard University student to research eviction for her senior thesis. Tara’s experience collecting data from neighborhoods just …

Year-End Giving Deadlines and Holiday Hours

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Gifts to donor-advised funds and grants to nonprofits are flying in and out of our office as quickly as ever as we approach the end of 2018. We are here to help you with any last-minute contributions to your fund or grants from your fund to your favorite charities. Please keep in mind that the IRS requires all 2018 charitable …

Corporate Giving Success Story: Honeywell

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Honeywell, which manages the Kansas City National Security Campus for the U.S. Department of Energy, is ramping up its efforts to support key community initiatives, including workforce development. Honeywell and its predecessor companies have been part of the Kansas City community for nearly 70 years. Honeywell has a long history of supporting science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education to …