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.
Dec 17, 2010

Sweaters will be outgrown and toys may wear out, but the gifts from this year’s Blackwell family gift exchange will make a lasting difference. Two years ago, their family was faced wit...

Dec 8, 2010

While Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has been around since the 1950s, its importance and practice took hold much later. The basis of what we consider to be the modern definition of CS...

Nov 23, 2010

Is charitable giving losing its lustre? Sure, its stardom ebbs and flows with economic times, but all indications are that charitable giving has never been a hotter ticket. A Google search f...

Nov 15, 2010

Staying organized and offering a choice of treats. That seems to be the best recipe for success during the hour or two after school when kids are hungry and backpacks need sorting. It's all ...

Oct 18, 2010

The Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship and the Reputation Institute recently released its 2010 Corporate Social Responsibility Index and study. Our congratulations&nbs...

Oct 8, 2010

More really is more, particularly when it comes to money, good and apple pie. Especially money for good (and good apple pie). The buzz these days is the launch of a ...

Sep 27, 2010

I've spent the last few days in Austin, a place that is known for its live music and creative culture. Every city has unique assets, and certainly there is plenty that is enticing about Kans...

Sep 21, 2010

Here at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, we help many companies make their corporate giving work successful. In doing this we start with a basic question, "What do you want to a...

Sep 19, 2010

One of Kansas City’s best features—a distinguishing characteristic that rockets the city to the top of national rankings year after year—is its passion for charitable giving. Over $2 b...

Sep 10, 2010

According to a Cone and AMP Insight Study in USA Today, 83% of people will trust a company more if it is socially and environmentally responsible. Boyer & Corporon Wealth Management, LLC...

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