Trust-Based Philanthropy: A Conversation with Shaady Salehi and Philip Li

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On the latest episode of the Grow Your Giving podcast, Gwen Wurst, Senior Philanthropic Advisor, sits down with Shaady Salehi and Philip Li to discuss the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project and how individual donors can implement this practice in their charitable giving. The Trust-Based Philanthropy Project is an initiative working to address the power imbalance found in philanthropy between funders or …

Carrying Out Your Charitable Legacy

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Have you thought about what will happen to your charitable fund after your lifetime? For over 40 years, we have worked with donors and their families to carefully develop charitable plans for both during and after their lifetimes. Our team of philanthropic advisors can help you determine the best option and document your plans. We offer a variety of options …

Multigenerational Families Encourage Philanthropy,
According to Study

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Charitable families and industry leaders from across the U.S. gathered in Chicago earlier this month to discuss the current philanthropic landscape at the National Forum on Family Philanthropy. Sessions included topics on honoring family legacy, succession planning, racial equity, impact investing, and more. The conference also coincided with the release of the National Center for Family Philanthropy’s second family philanthropy …

A Legacy of Giving Time, Talent and Treasure

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Greater Kansas City Community Foundation donors Carol and Tom Barnett both grew up with parents who instilled in them the golden rule: treat everyone the way you want to be treated. Raised to never place judgment on others and always lend a helping hand, Carol and Tom were both taught to help others whenever possible, even when that meant they …

Study Shows Multigenerational Families Encourage Philanthropy

hawkins@growyourgiving.org Individual & Family Giving

Charitable families and industry leaders from across the U.S. gathered in Chicago earlier this month to discuss the current philanthropic landscape at the National Forum on Family Philanthropy. Sessions included topics on honoring family legacy, succession planning, racial equity, impact investing, and more. The conference also coincided with the release of the National Center for Family Philanthropy‘s second family philanthropy …

Celebrating Legacy on Grandparents’ Day

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Every year, we honor grandparents by celebrating Grandparents’ Day in early September. For many grandchildren, it is a fun-filled day with some of their greatest role models, their grandparents. For many grandparents, it is a very meaningful day with some of their favorite people, their grandchildren. Passing along family values to grandchildren is an important life goal of many grandparents. …

Empowering Family Philanthropy: A Conversation with Sharna Goldseker

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Whitney Hosty, Senior Philanthropic Advisor recently sat down with Sharna Goldseker on our podcast to discuss family philanthropy and how to engage all generations in giving. Sharna, Executive Director of 21/64, an organization dedicated to serving philanthropic and family enterprises across the country, recently traveled to Kansas City to meet with Community Foundation donors to discuss how families can achieve …

Advising Across Generations: A Conversation with Sharna Goldseker

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Whitney Hosty, Senior Philanthropic Advisor recently sat down with Sharna Goldseker on our podcast to discuss how financial planners, wealth managers, accountants, attorneys and other professional advisors working with charitable clients can approach the topic of family philanthropy as we face the largest wealth transfer in our history. Listen to Sharna and Whitney’s conversation on the Grow Your Giving podcast, …

Engaging the Entire Family in Philanthropy

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The Community Foundation recently welcomed Sharna Goldseker, Executive Director of 21/64, to Kansas City for a series of events focused on multigenerational philanthropy. 21/64 is an organization dedicated to serving philanthropic and family enterprises across the country. Senior Philanthropic Advisors Whitney Hosty and Gwen Wurst are 21/64 Certified Advisors and lead our work with families, helping engage all generations in …

Joyful Giving: A Conversation with Ann Harbin

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Ann Harbin works as the Senior Study Director at International Agriculture Research Inc. and has traveled around the world with her work, opening her eyes to many opportunities to give back. Ann and her husband Don are passionate about making education attainable and accessible. They choose to use their donor-advised fund to help support the education of students in Kansas …