Giving Blog

Charitable Giving Stories, News and Ideas from the Innovative Team at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and its Non-Geographic Label, Greater Horizons.
Jul 26, 2017

Greater Kansas City Community Foundation donors recently had the opportunity to hear from several organizations that take diverse approaches to serving veterans in the Kansas City area. ...

Jun 22, 2017

Research shows that today’s young talent – often described as Millennials or Generation Y – strongly favors socially responsible companies. In 10 years, this generation will make up mo...

May 17, 2017

Few would argue that job creation is essential to solving many of our world’s problems. When heads of households go from being unemployed to having reliable, decent wages, families find di...

Mar 31, 2017

According to the UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, 65 million individuals have been displaced by war, terrorism and persecution, and every day, 34,000 people are forced to leave their homes for ...

Mar 29, 2017

When selling a business, did you know you can include charitable giving in your exit strategy? President and CEO Debbie Wilkerson recently gathered for a roundtable discussion with other are...

Feb 24, 2017

Many successful companies provide matching dollars for employees’ charitable donations and volunteer hours. Matching gift programs are a great benefit and help employees make more of an im...

Jan 13, 2017

Common New Year’s resolutions often involve getting in shape, spending more time with friends and family and making better financial decisions. Ultimately, most of us will likely give up o...

Dec 15, 2016

With the changing political landscape in Washington, D.C., many are expecting our current tax laws to change.   While we cannot predict the outcome of the potential tax reform, we belie...

Oct 25, 2016

This week, a group of Community Foundation donors gathered at Room 39 on National Food Day to hear from Oran Hesterman, Ph.D., a national leader in sustainable agriculture and food systems a...

Oct 21, 2016

Soon, snow will cover the ground, twinkle lights will brighten the city and giving season will be in full swing. Year-end giving campaigns can inspire your company and employees to embrace t...

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