Giving in Kansas City

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

Aug 7, 2018

Terracon, a consulting engineering firm headquartered in Olathe, Kansas, has worked to make giving back part of the everyday company culture. In 2007, the Terracon Foundation was established...

Jul 31, 2018

David Anderson, Director of Investments, considers his work with professional advisors one of the highlights of his job. David works with financial planners, wealth managers, accountants, at...

Jul 24, 2018

For the past five years, Tara Raghuveer, Founder and Director of the Kansas City Eviction Project, has researched housing and evictions across the country, but more specifically in Kansas Ci...

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...

Jun 19, 2018

The Greater Kansas City Hispanic Development Fund (HDF), a regional affiliate of the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, recently celebrated 34 years of its scholarship program alongsi...

Jun 12, 2018

More than 100,000 gallons of saltwater filters through a large pump room every 30 minutes beneath the Helzberg Penguin Plaza at the Kansas City Zoo to keep the nearly 70 birds on exhibit hap...

May 25, 2018

The word “rural” can be hard to define. For many, the word conjures up images of rolling hills and vast farmland, tiny towns steeped in deep history and tradition. For some, it might mea...

May 18, 2018

For more than two decades, philanthropists, volunteers and community leaders have gathered every year to celebrate the hard work and dedication of the Northland Community Foundation and its ...

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