Foundation News

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 7, 2017

Greetings! Our annual report is here, and we hope you enjoy this look inside the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and our national entity, Greater Horizons. As you scroll through t...

Aug 28, 2017

This post has been updated from it's original version to include information on Hurricane Irma.  Hurricane Harvey and Irma Hurricane Harvey hit southern Texas in late August, dropping a rec...

Dec 15, 2016

With the changing political landscape in Washington, D.C., many are expecting our current tax laws to change.   While we cannot predict the outcome of the potential tax reform, we belie...

Oct 25, 2016

This week, a group of Community Foundation donors gathered at Room 39 on National Food Day to hear from Oran Hesterman, Ph.D., a national leader in sustainable agriculture and food systems a...

Sep 27, 2016

“Our children and grandchildren are our elders in universe time.” – Buckminster Fuller Lisa Parker, president of the Lawrence Welk Family Foundation and Mr. Welk’s granddaughter, r...

Sep 1, 2016

We are proud to show you the collective impact of our donors in this annual report. Each donor contributed to these results in their own unique way. My favorite part of the job is hearing ho...

Jun 16, 2016

Last week, Harvard University Professor Robert D. Putnam visited Kansas City to discuss his latest book, Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis, which details the growing opportunity gap aff...

May 19, 2016

Community Foundation donors and other advocates for early education programming gathered for Donor-to-Donor to discuss the early education landscape in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Sen...

Mar 23, 2016

In the world of philanthropy, many would argue that Bill Gates and Warren Buffet have achieved superhero status. But when someone asked these philanthropic heroes what superpower they wished...

Mar 9, 2016

Last week, we kicked off our Youth Giving Council, a program that aims to teach teens how to be leaders in giving. Through education and volunteer sessions, Youth Giving Council will connect...

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Foundation News