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.
Feb 5, 2015

Charitable giving is, at its core, the act of showing compassion, goodwill and kindness to others. Some might argue that Valentine’s Day echoes these sentiments. While Valentine’s Day is...

Feb 4, 2015

A corporate giving program is a vital piece of a successful business, and it is important to let your audiences know how your company gives back. From sharing on social media to pitching you...

Jan 22, 2015

Hungry? Thirsty? Want to do some good in the community?    This week marks the sixth anniversary of Kansas City Restaurant Week, and as a result, Kansas Citians are eating and drin...

Jan 9, 2015

This year, imagine your philanthropic journey as an adventure. Your first stop on your journey includes a visit to Adventures in Giving, a fun and interactive tool that helps you reflect on...

Dec 30, 2014

The Donor Services staff at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation helps all of our donors manage their charitable giving accounts. From resetting passwords to mailing grant checks and...

Dec 23, 2014

Now that the first snowflakes have hit the ground and temperatures dropped here in Kansas City, it is increasingly harder to find the motivation to get out of the house. Settling yourself on...

Dec 16, 2014

December is flying by and 2015 will be here before we know it. As you check off items from your end-of-the-year checklist, don’t forget that Dec. 31 is the last day to make charitable cont...

Dec 5, 2014

Your company most likely receives calls, flyers and invites with requests for sponsorships. How do you decide what to support and with what resources? How do you measure the results when the...

Nov 25, 2014

Surrounded by our loved ones, we will soon begin to roast turkeys and bake pumpkin pies. Some of us will travel to see our family and friends to enjoy green bean casserole and mashed potatoe...

Nov 21, 2014

Over the past week, the weather has expressed that fall has come to an end. The fall session of Teen Giving Institute also came to an end. 21 graduates crossed the stage to receive their cer...

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