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 18, 2017

We all know that this is a busy time of year, but between the cookie baking and gift wrapping, it’s easy to make charitable giving part of your family’s holiday plans. Here are three tra...

Dec 15, 2017

At the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, we do more than set up charitable giving accounts for individual donors. We also provide corporate giving services to companies and businesse...

Dec 7, 2017

Congress is working to reform our tax code for the first time in decades, and at the same time, many of us are making important decisions about our 2017 taxes. If the proposed increase in ...

Nov 27, 2017

Did you spend your weekend shopping? News and commercials about Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday seem to have inundated our lives in the recent weeks. However, today is...

Nov 20, 2017

With the Thanksgiving holiday just around the corner, we have a lot to be grateful for here at the Community Foundation. We are tremendously thankful that donors allow us to join them in ach...

Nov 16, 2017

Take a moment to think about your investment portfolio. Do you know exactly where you are investing your dollars? When you think about your personal values in relation to your investments, d...

Nov 10, 2017

“We can give like millionaires without having millions.” Steve and Katy Kelly use their donor-advised fund to make meaningful and efficient donations. Steve asks, “how do you teach a...

Nov 2, 2017

Glenn Harris, president of the leading racial justice nonprofit organization Race Forward, led Community Foundation donors and other community leaders in Kansas City in an interactive sessio...

Oct 20, 2017

New University of Kansas nursing students sat around a table with lifelike props in front of them, small flesh-colored pads that were made to resemble a human forearm and used to practice th...

Sep 25, 2017

Last week representatives from charitable employers came together at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation’s Corporate Giving Network to discuss how they balance their broader, comp...

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