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.
Jul 5, 2012

One benefit of working at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation (and Greater Horizons) is having fun and giving back with co-workers. Many team members enjoy cooking and baking, so pr...

Apr 25, 2012

While our hometown baseball team isn’t exactly wowing crowds these days, last week in the Northland a group of heavy hitters hit a grand slam with nearly 400 civic and business leaders, co...

Apr 13, 2012

Most of us who live or have lived in or around Kansas City understand what a wonderful metropolitan area it is, even if those on the coasts scoff at the notion that we’re more than just ...

Mar 2, 2012

Collectively known as the Charity Cases, some of the staff members at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation (and its non-regional brand, Greater Horizons) recently took charitable giv...

Dec 18, 2011

After today there are just four shopping days left before Christmas, and the clock seems to be ticking faster and faster as the holiday season progresses. Fortunately there’s still time to...

Dec 14, 2011

In 2004, the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, with the support of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the Hall Family Foundation, pulled together a blue ribbon task force of na...

Sep 22, 2011

If you’ve been in or around Kansas City lately, you probably know that the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts opened last weekend to rave reviews. The exterior and interior are breath...

Aug 3, 2011

The Council on Foundations’ 2011 Rural Philanthropy Conference wrapped up last week in Kansas City, where 180 leaders from rural community foundations across the country came together to l...

Jul 29, 2011

The most recent Time to Get it Right report, the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation’s leadership initiative and Kansas City’s strategic road map for staying competitive in the new ...

May 12, 2011

The Foundation Center recently released statistics on giving by community foundations, and they’ve published a list of the top 25 community foundations by total giving. Where does Kansas ...

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