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.
May 1, 2014

True Kansas Citians aren’t surprised when Kansas City barbecue shows up in a top 10 list, and with good reason – our city knows how to make slow-cooked meat and sweet, spicy sauce sing i...

Apr 25, 2014

“You are the master of your fate in giving; the captain of your soul in your freedom to give.”    Rev. George “Dub” Steincross kicked off the Northland Community Foundatio...

Apr 18, 2014

Paintball for philanthropy? That was just one of many creative ideas to involve the next generations in charitable giving voiced at the first Donor Connect luncheon. Hosted by the Greater Ka...

Apr 11, 2014

Tax season is coming to a close next week, and unless you’ve been procrastinating, chances are good you’ve already filed your 2013 tax return. If it won’t conjure up too many painful m...

Apr 3, 2014

Spring has sprung, so they say, which means baseball season is finally here. This year, Kansas City’s hometown team seems to be getting more buzz than usual. (Yes, we say this every year.)...

Mar 28, 2014

If you are single, or know someone who is, it’s inevitable that the topic of online dating has or will come up at some point. A Pew Research Center study of online dating and relationships...

Mar 21, 2014

One request we often hear from donors at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation | Greater Horizons is for opportunities to connect with their peers to discuss their charitable giving s...

Mar 14, 2014

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp recently shared a tax reform discussion draft that is causing quite a stir in Washington. No one seems to believe the Camp discussion draft ...

Mar 7, 2014

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) plays a large role in an organization's disposition. Consumers determine their thoughts and feelings about a brand based not only on its products and se...

Feb 21, 2014

How good is your company at doing good in the community? Local corporate charitable givers came together for coffee last Wednesday to tackle the question of measuring and tracking corporate ...

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