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.
Dec 23, 2015

“We needed to be more purposeful -- more intentional -- about our time and money, and spending them in ways that would enrich us, remind us of our bounty, and bring more joy to our family ...

Oct 29, 2015

When picturing a vacation, most of us think of trips to white, sandy beaches or landmarks across the country. But for some, vacation is an opportunity to give back. A recent study by Touris...

Aug 13, 2015

Lillian, a very energetic 5-year-old recently held a lemonade stand so all of her family, friends and passersby could cool off from the heat with an ice-cold refreshment. However, Lillian pu...

Mar 13, 2015

The snow has melted and the sun is finally out in full force in Kansas City. For many, that means a week-long vacation with the family to somewhere warmer. An outing to Walt Disney Worl...

Nov 21, 2014

Over the past week, the weather has expressed that fall has come to an end. The fall session of Teen Giving Institute also came to an end. 21 graduates crossed the stage to receive their cer...

Oct 10, 2014

High school students across Kansas City—21 to be exact—are diving deep into the world of philanthropy this fall, participating in Teen Giving Institute, one of the many donor education p...

Aug 22, 2014

Today's guest post is a two for one! Tucker Mallory, a graduate of our most recent Teen Giving Institute, shares his experience below. His mother Lori also weighs in on why it's such a valua...

Jun 19, 2014

A few weeks ago, the last school bell of the year rang, and students across the country were released for one of the most exciting times of the year, summer break. While teens are lounging a...

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...

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...

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