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.
Oct 29, 2019

Charitable families and industry leaders from across the U.S. gathered in Chicago earlier this month to discuss the current philanthropic landscape at the National Forum on Family Philanthro...

Oct 17, 2019

The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation is proud to be named one of Kansas City’s Best Places to Work in 2019. The Community Foundation offers a robust benefits package to all employe...

Oct 1, 2019

Just hours before becoming an official construction site, Greater Kansas City Community Foundation donors had the opportunity to go behind the scenes at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Libr...

Sep 24, 2019

In early September, to coincide with Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Greater Kansas City Community Foundation donors gathered to hear from local experts on how transformational gifts are a...

Sep 17, 2019

The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation administers 250 scholarships funds. During the 2018-2019 school year, donors provided $3.3 million in scholarships to more than 2,000 students. ...

Sep 9, 2019

Hurricane Dorian has wreaked havoc throughout the Bahamas and along the east coast of the United States, causing extensive flooding, knocking out power for hundreds of thousands, and even cl...

Sep 6, 2019

Every year, we honor grandparents by celebrating Grandparents' Day in early September. For many grandchildren, it is a fun filled day with some of their greatest role models, their grandpare...

Aug 13, 2019

We recently welcomed Dr. Marjorie Williams, a driving force in Kansas City’s philanthropic community, on the Grow Your Giving podcast. Known widely in the community as “Dr. Marj,” sh...

Jul 25, 2019

Investment analyst Trey Corbett plays a key role on our investment team, overseeing and assessing all investment activity of the charitable funds the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation...

Jul 18, 2019

In 2018, individuals, families and companies contributed $427 billion to charities. At a recent Nonprofit Connect event in Kansas City, Dr. Patrick Rooney from Indiana University’s Lilly F...

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