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 26, 2013 - 14:13

What do you do when you’re thinking about retiring or you’ve just written your son or daughter’s last college tuition check and suddenly you have more time and resources? I...

Friday, April 19, 2013 - 14:12

As philanthropists with the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation or Greater Horizons will tell you, there are many reasons to open a donor-advised fund with us. There’s the fact th...

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...