Giving Better Blog

Charitable Giving Stories, News and Ideas from the Innovative Team at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and its Non-Geographic Label, Greater Horizons.

Friday, February 22, 2013 - 12:55

We hope all our Kansas City friends and family are safe and warm after Winter Storm Q. (A cute name for such a bear of a storm, don’t you think?) The storm was a thunderous—yes, ...

Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 13:56

For some of us, today is a day filled with love and affection for a special someone.  For others, it’s just another Thursday. Comedian Jim Gaffigan recently tweeted, “Withou...

Friday, February 8, 2013 - 15:31

Let’s be honest, most of us aren’t exactly champing at the bit to read all 150+ pages of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 – you know, the bill that kept us fro...

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 16:34

According to the Wall Street Journal, donor-advised funds were hotter than ever in 2012. Giving through donor-advised funds will continue in 2013 and beyond, especially here at the Greater K...

Friday, January 18, 2013 - 12:23

For the past three years, Charities Aid Foundation has released the World Giving Index, a study of worldwide charitable behavior. In 2012, this study included more than 140 countries an...