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.
Jun 12, 2015

Katie Gray has called the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation “home” for the past 10 years. As the senior vice president of finance and foundation services, Katie oversees our inves...

Jun 5, 2015

The Greater Kansas City Hispanic Development Fund Scholarship Program threw another successful awards ceremony last night at UMKC’s Swinney Recreation Center to celebrate over $460,000 in ...

May 13, 2015

Earlier this month, Northlanders gathered for the Northland Community Foundation’s 18th Annual Celebration Breakfast, led by Rev. George “Dub” Steincross. Quoting President Abraham Lin...

May 8, 2015

From paid time off for volunteering to team volunteer projects, local employers provide many opportunities for their employees to be involved in the community. How do you get your employees ...

Apr 24, 2015

We welcomed the daughters and sons of Community Foundation employees to join our office in celebrating Take Your Child to Work Day earlier this week. Not only did we want the children to hav...

Apr 17, 2015

At our most recent Donor-to-Donor event, a group of passionate arts philanthropists put on their tennis shoes and packed up their belongings for an arts-skewed adventure. To continue the con...

Apr 2, 2015

We’re in the heat of tax season, which means many Americans have spent time and energy collecting charitable tax receipts for last year’s donations to places of worship, alma maters and ...

Mar 26, 2015

By the end of the first round of the 2015 Men's NCAA Basketball Tournament, ESPN reported that there was only one perfect bracket left on all of the major websites. Early in the second round...

Mar 20, 2015

  Charitable giving is sometimes hard for little ones to understand. However, when introduced with entertaining illustrations and language that is easy to understand, children are more...

Mar 13, 2015

The snow has melted and the sun is finally out in full force in Kansas City. For many, that means a week-long vacation with the family to somewhere warmer. An outing to Walt Disney Worl...

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