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.
Aug 26, 2011

If you own or work for a company that wants to dive into the world of corporate social responsibility, the wealth of information and options might make your head spin. Fortunately the Greate...

Aug 11, 2011

The Black Community Fund (BCF), an affiliate of the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation has been giving to improve socio-economic aspects of the African-American Community since 1983. B...

Aug 3, 2011

The Council on Foundations’ 2011 Rural Philanthropy Conference wrapped up last week in Kansas City, where 180 leaders from rural community foundations across the country came together to l...

Jul 29, 2011

The most recent Time to Get it Right report, the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation’s leadership initiative and Kansas City’s strategic road map for staying competitive in the new ...

Jul 1, 2011

As a mother of young children and an enthusiastic supporter of charitable giving, I love stories of children finding creative ways to give back to their communities. At the Greater Kansas Ci...

Jun 29, 2011

Melissa Berman, Kevin Bouduc, Ginny Esposito, Mark Kramer and Lowell Weiss are experts in charitable giving who are worth watching. Between them, they have been featured in The New York Time...

Jun 20, 2011

Charitable gifts from people around the globe continue to pour into the Joplin Missouri Disaster Relief Fund held at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation. Two weeks ago, Community Fo...

Jun 16, 2011

Seven families participated in Camp Charity’s return to Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) over the weekend. This summertime Camp came with a tour of RMHC’s new organic garden, also ...

Jun 14, 2011

Temperatures soared and the weatherman called for high winds and thunderstorms last Thursday, but the ominous forecast didn’t stop the Hispanic Development Fund (an affiliate of the Greate...

Jun 9, 2011

Joni Cobb, President & CEO of PIPELINE, joined President & CEO Laura McKnight and radio personality Ryan Rink in the Hot Talk KCTE 1510 studio on Tuesday for another discussion on go...

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