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.
Jan 26, 2018

Nearly nine-in-10 (86%) Americans expect companies to do more than just make a profit – they should also address social and environmental issues. And 74% of Americans say that their job is...

Jan 18, 2018

“Learn, earn and return – it’s all about being meaningful.” John Bluford uses his donor-advised fund to make impactful donations. Using his fund, he supports causes important to hi...

Dec 29, 2017

Many Americans will be assessing the timing of their charitable giving as they determine if they will continue to itemize their deductions under the new tax law. Those who will itemize in fu...

Dec 18, 2017

We all know that this is a busy time of year, but between the cookie baking and gift wrapping, it’s easy to make charitable giving part of your family’s holiday plans. Here are three tra...

Dec 15, 2017

At the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, we do more than set up charitable giving accounts for individual donors. We also provide corporate giving services to companies and businesse...

Dec 7, 2017

Congress is working to reform our tax code for the first time in decades, and at the same time, many of us are making important decisions about our 2017 taxes. If the proposed increase in ...

Nov 27, 2017

Did you spend your weekend shopping? News and commercials about Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday seem to have inundated our lives in the recent weeks. However, today is...

Nov 16, 2017

Take a moment to think about your investment portfolio. Do you know exactly where you are investing your dollars? When you think about your personal values in relation to your investments, d...

Nov 10, 2017

“We can give like millionaires without having millions.” Steve and Katy Kelly use their donor-advised fund to make meaningful and efficient donations. Steve asks, “how do you teach a...

Nov 2, 2017

Glenn Harris, president of the leading racial justice nonprofit organization Race Forward, led Community Foundation donors and other community leaders in Kansas City in an interactive sessio...

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