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 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...

Friday, January 11, 2013 - 15:45

On behalf of the team at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and Greater Horizons, happy New Year! We’ve closed the books on a wildly successful 2012, and we are looking forwa...

Friday, December 21, 2012 - 10:49

This week Kansas City was hit with a doozy of a winter storm. The snow didn’t exactly pile up, but wind, ice and freezing temperatures made travelling anywhere – even short dista...

Thursday, December 13, 2012 - 16:46

Last night was a night to celebrate. The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation held its Annual Reception at the Boulevard Brewery, and friends and family came together to enjoy lively con...