How to Contribute to Your Fund

The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation offers several easy contribution options. Instructions for each option are listed below. If you have any questions, or are interested in donating a type of asset not listed here, please contact Donor Services at service@growyourgiving.org or 816.842.7444. 

Contributions are normally posted within three business days of receipt, and they are reflected as of the date the deposit is received. Gifts of assets other than cash may take longer to show in the fund balance.

Check

Make checks payable to the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, noting your six-digit fund ID on the memo line. If you do not know your fund ID, the name of your fund is sufficient. Mail or deliver to:

Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
1055 Broadway Blvd., Suite 130
Kansas City, MO 64105

Credit or Debit Card

To make a contribution online with a credit or debit card, please click here to access our online donation form. Please note the fund will be charged a $1.49 transaction fee and a card usage fee, which is determined by your provider. (Usage fees vary but are approximately 3%.)

Transfers

Please alert the Community Foundation of any transfer gift with a written communication or phone call. Wiring instructions for each type of gift are detailed below. If you would like to make a gift of mutual funds, or restricted or closely held securities, please call us for instructions.
 

Wire Transfer of Cash

For us to process your contribution quickly, please alert the Community Foundation's Investment Team at investmentteam@growyourgiving.org or 816.842.7444, and include your fund name, your six-digit fund ID, and the amount of the gift.

Bank of America
One Kansas City Place
1200 Main
Kansas City, MO 64105
Fed Wire ABA #026009593
ACH ABA #081000032
For credit to: Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
Account: 00-5040-568293
Contribution to: Your fund’s name and fund ID

Stock, Corporate Bonds and Other Marketable Securities:

For us to process your contribution quickly, please alert the Community Foundation's Investment Team at investmentteam@growyourgiving.org or 816.842.7444, and include your fund name, your six-digit fund ID, a description of the shares and the name of the brokerage firm.    

National Financial
DTC #0226
For credit to: Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
Account: NEX-003751
Contribution to: Your fund’s name and fund ID

Bequests and Beneficiary Designations

To name your donor-advised fund as a beneficiary of a will, trust, life insurance policy or retirement plan account, the following language may be helpful in completing estate planning documents or beneficiary designation forms.

After describing what you want to leave to your fund (i.e., a percentage of the estate/trust/account or a specific dollar amount), please note that it will pass “to the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation (EIN 43-1152398) at 1055 Broadway Blvd., Suite 130, Kansas City, MO 64105 for the following component fund: name of the fund.”