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Can I Use My Donor-Advised Fund for That?

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Granting money from your donor-advised fund is one of the best feelings in the world. You are quite literally making the world a better place through your generosity. But sometimes – especially if you have just opened a new donor-advised fund – understanding where you can and cannot make a grant is not crystal clear. The Greater Kansas City Community …

Repair and Restoration: A Conversation with The Kansas City Museum

hawkins@growyourgiving.org Individual & Family Giving

“The choices that we make are important. Our individual personal stories are important. Where we come from is essential to who we are. And we believe that creating programs that also focus on identity and belonging, and engagement are critical for residents of this city. We also have adopted a restorative practices methodology for the development of our exhibits, our …

Past and Future Giving Trends: Q&A with Jeremy Tennenbaum of Vanguard

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Senior Philanthropic Advisor Nicole Stuke recently discussed the 2021 Giving USA Annual Report on Philanthropy with Jeremy Tennenbaum, senior nonprofit strategist at Vanguard. In this Q&A, Jeremy lends his insight and opinion on past and future giving trends and shares advice for nonprofit leaders. Get to Know Jeremy Tennenbaum:  Jeremy Tennenbaum, CFA, is a senior nonprofit strategist at Vanguard and …

Supporting Hurricane Relief Efforts

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We often feel helpless in the face of a single natural disaster. It can be paralyzing trying to comprehend the damage created by two disasters that occurred nearly simultaneously. Hurricane Fiona landed in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic on Sunday, Sept. 18 claiming more than two dozen lives and causing the worst flooding Puerto Rico has seen since Hurricane …