Family Charitable Giving

Charitable Giving Stories, News and Ideas from the Innovative Team at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and its Non-Geographic Label, Greater Horizons.
Sep 17, 2019

The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation administers 250 scholarships funds. During the 2018-2019 school year, donors provided $3.3 million in scholarships to more than 2,000 students. ...

Sep 9, 2019

Hurricane Dorian has wreaked havoc throughout the Bahamas and along the east coast of the United States, causing extensive flooding, knocking out power for hundreds of thousands, and even cl...

Sep 6, 2019

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 grandpare...

Aug 13, 2019

We recently welcomed Dr. Marjorie Williams, a driving force in Kansas City’s philanthropic community, on the Grow Your Giving podcast. Known widely in the community as “Dr. Marj,” sh...

Jul 25, 2019

Investment analyst Trey Corbett plays a key role on our investment team, overseeing and assessing all investment activity of the charitable funds the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation...

Jul 18, 2019

In 2018, individuals, families and companies contributed $427 billion to charities. At a recent Nonprofit Connect event in Kansas City, Dr. Patrick Rooney from Indiana University’s Lilly F...

Jun 25, 2019

Victor Boutros, CEO of the Human Trafficking Institute recently joined us on the Grow Your Giving podcast to discuss the global epidemic of human trafficking. We recently hosted Victor and ...

Jun 20, 2019

Our 2018 Annual Report is now available online. More robust than ever before, the report details a full picture of all the charitable vehicles and services our donors utilize to maximize the...

May 16, 2019

Earlier this spring, Greater Kansas City Community Foundation donors had the opportunity to go behind the scenes at the Kansas City Urban Youth Academy. With support from Major League Baseba...

Apr 22, 2019

A panel of experts recently joined Greater Kansas City Community Foundation donors and community leaders to discuss the role of philanthropy in Opportunity Zones. Still largely unregulated, ...

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