Giving Team Spotlight: Trey Corbett

hawkins@growyourgiving.org Giving Team Spotlight

Investment analyst Trey Corbett plays a key role on our investment team, overseeing and assessing all investment activity of the charitable funds the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation administers. Our investment team works closely with financial advisors to oversee the investment activity of our donors’ charitable giving, including those that invest passively in our pools and those that participate in our …

Charitable Giving Trends Continue to Propel Philanthropy Forward

hawkins@growyourgiving.org Individual & Family Giving

In 2018, individuals, families and companies contributed $427 billion to charities. At a recent Nonprofit Connect event in Kansas City, Dr. Patrick Rooney from Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy presented the Giving USA Annual Report of Philanthropy for the year of 2018. The Giving USA report shows how tax changes in 2017 created three trends in giving: Continued …

A Conversation with Ray Kowalik of Burns & McDonnell: Four Ways to Support Corporate Giving

hawkins@growyourgiving.org Corporate Charitable Giving

At a recent Corporate Giving Network event, representatives from companies around Kansas City were invited to discuss how to create a culture of giving in the workplace. Burns & McDonnell chairman and CEO Ray Kowalik and Foundation director Julee Koncak shared several tried-and-true ways to support philanthropy in the workplace. 1. Empower employee giving. “The power of people being proud …