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 18, 2011

Today is tax day, one of our favorite days at Greater Horizons. Why? Because when you establish a fund to organize all of your charitable giving with Greater Horizons or the Greater Kansas C...

Apr 15, 2011

Last Sunday, charitable giving looked like more than 80 people celebrating the graduation of the first Teen Giving Institute (TGI) class at the Guadalupe Center. Parents, grandparents and si...

Apr 5, 2011

What does your family stand for? Even though it is never articulated, “You and your family do stand for something,” says Charles W. Collier in his important book Wealth in Families. For ...

Mar 30, 2011

Gifts can come in all shapes and sizes. The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and its non-regional brand, Greater Horizons, have helped donors give cash, real estate, artwork, closely...

Mar 25, 2011

The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and its non-regional brand, Greater Horizons, have helped hundreds of companies further their philanthropic goals through customized giving progr...

Mar 25, 2011

Here at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation (also known as Greater Horizons) we've been talking about the Workplace that Gives Back. That is, how do we offer an environment to ...

Mar 15, 2011

Charitable giving is one of the keys to a happy life, so we’re recommending two books that will make you smile.  The subtitle of Why Good Things Happen to Good People says it al...

Mar 11, 2011

A journey in charitable giving began last fall for 21 Kansas City area teens through the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation’s Teen Giving Institute. In April, they will give away...

Mar 4, 2011

Giving charitably can be difficult to do well. So, how can you be sure your charitable gifts are making the impact you intend? I had the opportunity to speak with the authors of two new boo...

Feb 23, 2011

Charitable giving certainly warmed up a chilly February in Kansas City. In fact, our region's love of giving back touched hearts not just in our community, but across the country. We always ...

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