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.
Oct 11, 2013

At the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, we’re always on the lookout for the next big thing in giving. This year, Doris Buffet (Warren’s sister) led a massive open online course,...

Oct 3, 2013

Our 2012 annual report is rolling off the presses as I type this, and we are thrilled to share our success in the form of an infographic again this year. It’s amazing to see the growth...

Sep 27, 2013

At the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and Greater Horizons, we believe that anyone can be a philanthropist. The "philanthropist" label can be intimidating to some, but the size of ...

Sep 20, 2013

Jason Franklin is a bold giver. At a young age he was convinced he could change the world, and as his philanthropic and professional journeys evolved, his resolve to challenge others to join...

Sep 13, 2013

Can you feel it? There’s a buzz in Kansas City today. First and foremost, we can all appreciate the fact that the heat wave is over, and it’s a gorgeous day.  Also, the circus i...

Sep 6, 2013

This summer, some Community Foundation staffers visited our nation’s capital to meet with legislators from our region. The agenda? Make sure our senators and representatives know how impor...

Aug 29, 2013

Remember how simple it was to keep track of your money when you were a kid? All you needed was a piggy bank – a place to deposit your allowance, or, if your childhood was anything like min...

Aug 23, 2013

If you’ve called the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation recently, there’s a good chance you were greeted with a cheery, "Community Foundation . . . this is Angie!"...

Aug 14, 2013

We’re pleased to share the following post from the founders of one of our newest funds, the Kansas City Digital Inclusion Fund.  Today we are delighted to announce a brand-new fund h...

Aug 9, 2013

The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation’s educational programs continue to help charitable givers of all ages learn how to be more effective philanthropists, and we’re ...

Pages