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, 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...

Friday, December 7, 2012 - 17:59

It’s that special time of year – mailboxes are overflowing, phones are ringing and donations are pouring in and out of funds by the thousands. Yes, it’s the giving season a...

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 09:45

Today is Giving Tuesday. (Along the same lines as Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday.) Essentially, Giving Tuesday is the giving season’s opening day. Here’s ...

Friday, November 16, 2012 - 16:31

It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is less than a week away! And after we’ve stuffed our turkeys (and ourselves) the craziness that is the holiday shopping season will b...