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Charitable Giving Stories, News and Ideas from the Innovative Team at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and its Non-Geographic Label, Greater Horizons.
Feb 8, 2019

Katie Gray, Senior Vice President of Finance and Foundation Services, leads our investment, accounting and technology teams. While Katie is responsible for the oversight of all financial ope...

Jan 15, 2019

Later this month, Sharna Goldseker, a nationally recognized expert in multigenerational engagement, will lead several interactive sessions about how different generations approach their weal...

Jan 10, 2019

We are thrilled to share that our donors have granted more than $4 billion to charitable causes since our humble beginning in 1978. “This is a huge milestone for our donors,” says Presi...

Dec 10, 2018

Gifts to donor-advised funds and grants to nonprofits are flying in and out of our office as quickly as ever as we approach the end of 2018. We are here to help you with any last-minute cont...

Nov 12, 2018

As three wildfires burned across the state of California, many lost their lives and thousands of people were evacuated from their homes. Shaping up to be one of California's worst years fo...

Oct 22, 2018

Shortly after Hurricane Florence made landfall on the east coast, Hurricane Michael struck the Florida Panhandle as a Category 4 storm that has affected communities across the southeastern U...

Aug 27, 2018

Greater Kansas City Community Foundation donors and community leaders recently gathered for a discussion on race and equity led by Glenn Harris, president of Race Forward. Race Forward is a ...

Aug 17, 2018

Corporate giving programs are common among businesses and organizations, and many want to ensure that the joy of charitable giving stretches across their company to every employee. Recently,...

Jul 3, 2018

Charitable giving in the United States continues to rise. Last year broke a record with more than $410 billion donated to charities across the country. As a part of Nonprofit Connect’s 501...

Jun 21, 2018

Our 2017 Annual Report is available online. It was a record-breaking year for our donors who used their charitable funds to grant more than $400 million to their favorite charities. We opene...

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