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, April 12, 2013 - 15:55

(Author’s note: I would have preferred to title this post, “Eight Tips for Deducting Charitable Contributions – and Why You Won’t Need Them if You have a Donor-Advise...

Friday, April 5, 2013 - 16:09

Can you smell the hot dogs? Hear the crack of the bat? Feel the excitement of a fresh start, full of possibilities? Yes, baseball season is here.  The Kansas City Royals hold a special ...

Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 14:11

Kansas City, Mo. was officially incorporated on March 28, 1853, which means that good ol’ KC is celebrating its 160th birthday today. We’re definitely celebrating . . . mostly th...

Friday, March 22, 2013 - 14:51

Kansas City is full of charitable givers. Here, individuals, families and companies all do their part and give back to our community. Companies in particular have an array of options when it...

Friday, March 15, 2013 - 12:26

Today is March 15, the Ides of March. Unless you’re Julius Caesar, you don’t actually have to “beware the Ides of March,” but the date might be significant to those o...