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 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 ...

Jan 24, 2014

We have checking accounts, savings accounts and retirement accounts, but what about accounts for our charitable giving? The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation | Greater Horizons can he...

Jan 17, 2014

What do charitable giving and gardening have in common? On the surface, not much, but to Mayra Aguirre, director of community investment and executive director of the Hispanic Development Fu...

Jan 10, 2014

Whew! Finally cleared of all of the excitement and stress that comes with the winter holiday season (with the exception of the bad weather, of course), most of us are easing back into the re...

Dec 20, 2013

This time of year, the incoming and outgoing piles of mail at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation | Greater Horizons are a sight to behold. They’re even more impressive when you c...

Dec 13, 2013

Here in Kansas City, we are bracing for what may be a nasty winter storm, or just an inch or so of snow, if the most recent forecasts turn out to be accurate. Either way, over the next few m...

Dec 6, 2013

Is anyone else out there wondering what happened to November? Those thirty days flew by for us, and thanks to this year's late Thanksgiving, December seems to be moving even faster. (I'm not...

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