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 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 ...

Mar 30, 2011

Gifts can come in all shapes and sizes. The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and its non-regional brand, Greater Horizons, have helped donors give cash, real estate, artwork, closely...

Feb 2, 2011

If you were given $10,000 to make a charitable gift, what would you fund? Jason Franklin teaches charitable giving classes at New York University so that students might become better givers...

Jan 27, 2011

Please enjoy today’s post from our guest contributor, Dr. Charles Porter. Residents of the Kansas City area should take great pride in the amazing things happening in our area. Achieve...

Jan 20, 2011

As a staff member of the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, I have the privilege of working in the field of giving!  I often meet with donors and learn about their charitable pas...

Dec 28, 2010

Today's post comes to us from a guest contributor. We're thrilled to hear from our colleague, Denise St. Omer! “Your Merry Christmas may depend on what others do for you…but you...

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