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.
Sep 7, 2012

Whether it was a barn raising or a bake sale, individuals have long banded together to help their communities. Today’s version of grassroots giving is a giving circle. Individuals can ...

Aug 31, 2012

At the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and Greater Horizons, we encourage our donors to give to the causes they care about, in their own communities and beyond.    In add...

Aug 24, 2012

It’s back-to-school time, and that means students everywhere are buying books, loading backpacks, meeting teachers and reviewing syllabi (thank goodness my high school English teacher ...

Aug 10, 2012

Over the years Kansas City has proved to be a juggernaut when it comes to charitable giving, and this year is no different. In its annual Charity Checkup, Charity Navigator ranked Kansas Cit...

Aug 8, 2012

The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and Greater Horizons are pleased to announce that 2011 was a record year for contributions, proving once again that Kansas City is one of the mos...

Aug 3, 2012

Here at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and Greater Horizons, we are celebrating Henry W. Bloch, also known as America’s Tax Man. Mr. Bloch turned 90 years old this week, ...

Jul 27, 2012

Yesterday was a big day for Kansas City! The Google team was in our neighborhood (or “fiberhood”) to announce the much-anticipated details of Google Fiber, Google’s high-sp...

Jul 18, 2012

Charitable giving numbers are out and the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation (including its non-regional brand, Greater Horizons) continues to be one of the 10 largest community founda...

Jul 13, 2012

The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation applauds the team at the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC); the dedicated medical, civic and business leaders on both sides of the state...

Jul 5, 2012

One benefit of working at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation (and Greater Horizons) is having fun and giving back with co-workers. Many team members enjoy cooking and baking, so pr...

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