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.
Apr 9, 2018

Nearly 17 years ago, Deb Sull began her career at VML. Now a Senior Experience Designer at a leading marketing agency headquartered in Kansas City, Deb has been an enthusiastic supporter and...

Apr 6, 2018

Kansas City is lucky to have several accommodating and innovative museums across the metropolitan area. At a recent Donor-to-Donor, Greater Kansas City Community Foundation donors gathered t...

Mar 23, 2018

For nearly a decade, the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation has served American Century Investments and its employees as they’ve donated their time, talent and treasure to the commun...

Mar 19, 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed into law at the end of 2017 has made many significant changes to both corporate and personal tax laws. These changes, including the nearly doubling of the st...

Jan 26, 2018

Nearly nine-in-10 (86%) Americans expect companies to do more than just make a profit – they should also address social and environmental issues. And 74% of Americans say that their job is...

Jan 18, 2018

“Learn, earn and return – it’s all about being meaningful.” John Bluford uses his donor-advised fund to make impactful donations. Using his fund, he supports causes important to hi...

Jan 8, 2018

Conversations are buzzing about New Year’s resolutions. More of this, less of that. More charitable giving? If helping others is included in your ambitions for 2018, the Community Foundati...

Dec 29, 2017

Many Americans will be assessing the timing of their charitable giving as they determine if they will continue to itemize their deductions under the new tax law. Those who will itemize in fu...

Dec 18, 2017

We all know that this is a busy time of year, but between the cookie baking and gift wrapping, it’s easy to make charitable giving part of your family’s holiday plans. Here are three tra...

Dec 15, 2017

At the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, we do more than set up charitable giving accounts for individual donors. We also provide corporate giving services to companies and businesse...

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