Community Foundation Events

Upcoming Events

Join us to meet your fellow Community Foundation donors and learn how to make the most of your giving. For more information or to RSVP for any of these events, contact Sidney Peterson at 816.627.3414 or

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.

Museum Visitor Experience
Find out how several local museums are reimagining experiences for visitors of all generations.
Date: February 27
Time: 12 to 1:30 p.m.
Location: National World War I Museum
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Lori Bertman on Disaster Relief
Hear from Lori Bertman, founder of the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, as she discusses supporting victims and communities following tragic events.
Date: April 11
Time: 12 to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Lidia's
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An Evening at the Kansas City Zoo
Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Zoo, highlighting the Zoo's special attractions. (All ages.)
Date: May - Date to be Announced
Time: 4 to 6 p.m.
Location: Kansas City Zoo
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The Role of Philanthropy in Rural Communities
Explore the evolving role philanthropy plays in sustaining rural communities.
Date: May 15
Time: 12 to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Rye on the Plaza
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Tara Raghuveer on "Evicted in Kansas City"
Discuss the impact of eviction in Jackson County with Kansas City native and researcher Tara Raghuveer.
Date: June 27
Time: 4 to 6 p.m.
Location: Husch Blackwell
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Donor Volunteer Opportunities
Gather the family together to serve local charities.

NourishKC (formerly Episcopal Community Services) 
Serve hot, nutritious meals to those who are hungry in our community. (Note: Volunteers must be at least 14 years old.)
Date: Wednesday, March 14
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. *Shorter shifts available.
Location: Kansas City Community Kitchen
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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City (RMHC-KC)
Prepare a meal for guests who call RMHC-KC home while they are seeking treatment for a sick or injured child. (All ages.)
Date: May 9
Time: 4 to 7 p.m.
Location: RMHC-KC
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Click here for upcoming Corporate Giving Network events.