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 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...

Mar 6, 2015

In a recent article from the Kansas City Star, arts and cultural organizations received a loud applause for their success and commitment to making Kansas City one of the country’s art hubs...

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...

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