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 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...

Oct 20, 2017

New University of Kansas nursing students sat around a table with lifelike props in front of them, small flesh-colored pads that were made to resemble a human forearm and used to practice th...

Sep 7, 2017

Greetings! Our annual report is here, and we hope you enjoy this look inside the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and our national entity, Greater Horizons. As you scroll through t...

Aug 28, 2017

This post has been updated from it's original version to include information on all of the recent hurricanes.  Leaving thousands stranded, the damage left by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Ma...

Jul 26, 2017

Greater Kansas City Community Foundation donors recently had the opportunity to hear from several organizations that take diverse approaches to serving veterans in the Kansas City area. ...

May 17, 2017

Few would argue that job creation is essential to solving many of our world’s problems. When heads of households go from being unemployed to having reliable, decent wages, families find di...

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