Community Foundation Events

Donor Education Events

Join us to meet your fellow Community Foundation donors and learn how to make the most of your giving. 

Please note that donor education events are open only to Community Foundation donors, their families and advisors.

Connect with your charitable peers in a small group setting to gain knowledge, confidence and momentum in your philanthropy.

The Role of Philanthropy in Opportunity Zones
Learn more about the federal Opportunity Zones tax incentive and its role in spurring economic development and job creation in underserved communities across the United States.
Date: March 29
Time: 12 to 1:30 p.m.
Location: To be determined
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Making the Most of Your Donor-Advised Fund
Learn how to maximize our services and explore the benefits of having a donor-advised fund at the Community Foundation. We will also cover several guidelines we follow to ensure your fund activity meets IRS requirements.
Date: May 3
Time: 12 to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
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Human Trafficking
Hear from international expert Victor Boutros from The Human Trafficking Institute, along with other local experts working to end human trafficking and support victims. 
Date: June 12
Time: 12 to 1:30 p.m.
Location: To be determined
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Behind-the-Scenes: Kansas City MLB Urban Youth Academy
Join us for a behind-the-scenes evening at the Kansas City MLB Urban Youth Academy, and hear how the Academy is striving to become the epicenter for youth baseball and softball throughout the Midwest. All ages.

Date: April 17
Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Kansas City MLB Urban Youth Academy
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Donor Volunteer Opportunity
Gather the family together to serve a local charity.

Harvesters–The Community Food Network
Help sort and repackage donated food and related household products for emergency food pantries, community kitchens, homeless shelters, children's homes and other organizations. Ages 8+.
Date: May 1
Two Sessions: 4 to 6 p.m. or 6 to 8 p.m. 
Location: Harvesters
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For more information and to RSVP, contact Sidney Peterson at 816.627.3414 or

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