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.
Dec 8, 2015

Recently, families headed out with full stomachs for Black Friday shopping. Others decided to support their local businesses by participating in Small Business Saturday, and still more found...

Sep 11, 2015

Earlier this week, we received a large delivery from the post office. Inside the box were countless gifts from generous donors to their charitable giving accounts, also known as donor-advise...

Jun 5, 2015

The Greater Kansas City Hispanic Development Fund Scholarship Program threw another successful awards ceremony last night at UMKC’s Swinney Recreation Center to celebrate over $460,000 in ...

May 13, 2015

Earlier this month, Northlanders gathered for the Northland Community Foundation’s 18th Annual Celebration Breakfast, led by Rev. George “Dub” Steincross. Quoting President Abraham Lin...

Apr 17, 2015

At our most recent Donor-to-Donor event, a group of passionate arts philanthropists put on their tennis shoes and packed up their belongings for an arts-skewed adventure. To continue the con...

Mar 6, 2015

In a recent article from the Kansas City Star, arts and cultural organizations received a loud applause for their success and commitment to making Kansas City one of the country’s art hubs...

Jan 22, 2015

Hungry? Thirsty? Want to do some good in the community?    This week marks the sixth anniversary of Kansas City Restaurant Week, and as a result, Kansas Citians are eating and drin...

Dec 23, 2014

Now that the first snowflakes have hit the ground and temperatures dropped here in Kansas City, it is increasingly harder to find the motivation to get out of the house. Settling yourself on...

Dec 16, 2014

December is flying by and 2015 will be here before we know it. As you check off items from your end-of-the-year checklist, don’t forget that Dec. 31 is the last day to make charitable cont...

Dec 5, 2014

Your company most likely receives calls, flyers and invites with requests for sponsorships. How do you decide what to support and with what resources? How do you measure the results when the...

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