Donor Education Programs

Join us to hear from experts on how to make the most of your giving.

Please note that donor education programs are open only to Community Foundation donors, their families and advisors. We also welcome wealth managers, financial planners, accountants, insurance professionals, attorneys and other advisors working with philanthropic clients to join us at our learning opportunities.

Hop on Over to The Rabbit hOle
Experience the immersive, multi-sensory and first-of-its-kind museum that brings lovable children’s books alive before it opens to the public in the coming months.
Wednesday, May 31
4 to 6 p.m.
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Quindaro Ruins Urban Hike
The town of Quindaro served an important role for freedom seekers crossing the Missouri River into Kansas during their journey on the underground railroad. Hike through the historic Quindaro Ruins and hear stories that keep the pivotal town alive despite its condition.
Friday, June 30
8:45 to 11:30 a.m.
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Conversations to Inspire Your Philanthropy

Whether you are an experienced philanthropist, new to your journey, or looking to reset your priorities in a new phase of life, our Conversations to Inspire Your Philanthropy can get you brainstorming about your philanthropy. Choose from a variety of topics and pass along the invitation to your family members or anyone involved in your philanthropy.

Are you interested in a private session covering one or more of these topics? Book a session with a philanthropic advisor today.

Are you a representative from a wealth management firm or family office? We offer customized sessions covering these topics for your peers and clients on an individual, family or group level.

Motivations to Give: Exploring the principles that drive your philanthropic decisions.
Explore and identify your guiding principles. While it may be easy to quickly name your values, this session digs deep to identify your inspiration to give to uncover more meaningful philanthropy.
Thursday, June 29 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Central on Zoom
Tuesday, August 8 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Community Foundation's office
Thursday, September 21 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Central on Zoom
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Inspiring Generosity through the Generations
In today’s resource-rich environment, we are bombarded by messages that make it seem like it’s better to get than to give. As adults, how can we inspire the young ones around us to ditch "the getting" and move towards cheerful giving? Hear best practices for being more intentional when actively influencing children and teens to grow goodness around them.
Friday, June 23 from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Central on Zoom
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Questions? Contact Sidney Peterson at 816.627.3414 or