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.
Mar 15, 2010

If there were such a thing as Oscars for charitable giving, you can be sure that your community foundation right here in Kansas City would be a winner! A leader in the industry for more than...

Mar 11, 2010

In 1968, 70% of Americans answered “yes” when asked “Does business act responsibly?” By 2008, according to a Yankelovich and CNN/USA Today Gallup Poll, that percentage had dropped to...

Mar 4, 2010

No company can afford to ignore conscious capitalism, especially when it comes to attracting consumers in their 20s and early 30s. The results of the 2006 Millennial Cause Study conducted by...

Feb 18, 2010

Not surprisingly, Kansas City’s corporate community is a cut above the rest of the country when it comes to doing its share of charitable giving. Corporate donations by local companies mak...

Feb 15, 2010

  Most of us spend at least a little time each day planning for the future, whether that future is five minutes away or five years from now. I did a little future planning on Saturday ...

Feb 11, 2010

Twelve Kansas City companies are on the cutting edge of a savvy way to reward employees, thank customers and reinforce the socially responsible side of branding. One of those companies is M...

Feb 8, 2010

Ann picked number 41 for her basketball jersey this year. How nice of her to select the number that matches her mother’s age! Truth be told, she wanted number 14, but it was taken, so she ...

Feb 2, 2010

According to an old Swedish proverb, the best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm. American Century Investments certainly wasted no time! Within hours of the earthquak...

Jan 26, 2010

The team at Greater Horizons and the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation knows that when it comes to customer service, you can’t truly serve a customer unless you’re a customer you...

Jan 19, 2010

Today's high five for corporate generosity goes to the Bank of Blue Valley for its commitment to engaging employees in the future of our region. Even in a year that was not easy on banks, to...

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