Greater Kansas City Community Foundation (MO)



The mission of the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation is to improve the quality of life in Greater Kansas City by increasing charitable giving, connecting donors to community needs they care about, and providing leadership on critical community issues.

The seven founders of the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation passed a hat in 1978, collecting $219.13. The Community Foundation was thus begun with an extraordinary idea: Charitable giving should be the responsibility of many, not just a select few.


Driven to improve the metropolitan area, the Community Foundation has grown to become one of the largest and most entrepreneurial public charities of its kind.


Web Address

www.gkccf.org/

Social Media Links

Twitter - @gkccf

Assets

$1,055,410,246 - 2006-12-31


Giving

$172,145,251 - 2006-12-31


Community Foundation Background


  

Recent News from Greater Kansas City Community Foundation


Top 50 FC 1000 Foundations Awarding Grants for Arts and Culture, 2009
Foundation: Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

8 |, Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, MO, CM, 211. 1% ... 26 |, Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, Inc. TN, CM, 52....more

Marysville native explains charitable-giving options
Foundation: Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

A donor-advised fund in the Marysville Community Foundation lets people participate in charitable giving while benefitting from tax advantages...more

Aggregate Fiscal Data for Top 50 FC 1000 Foundations Awarding Grants for Education, 2009
Foundation: Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation

4 |, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, CA, CM, 306. 1%. $112,864,239. 2% ... 10 |, Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, MO, CM, 323....more

Top 50 FC 1000 Foundations Awarding Grants for Human Services, 2012
Foundation: Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation

17 |, Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, MO, CM, 391. 1%. $27,582,888. 1% ... 21 |, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, CA, CM, 641....more

Want a $10000 scholarship for a grandson or niece? Work for this Leawood company
Foundation: Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation — a nonprofit overseeing more than 230 scholarships funds for employers and individuals —...more

Nearly two years after dedication, family upset that Hyatt Skywalk Memorial errors haven't been fixed

The Skywalk Memorial Foundation continues to accept donations through the greater Kansas City Community Foundation – where their funds are...more

After Greitens' veto, how will KC pay another $48 million for downtown arts campus?
Foundation: Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

While the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation would not comment on the giving climate in Kansas City as it specifically relates to...more

Second anonymous donor gives $50000 for teen park
Foundation: Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

The City of Ottawa reported it had received a second, $50,000 anonymous donation through the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation...more

Beth Smith, Civil Rights Advocate And Civic Leader, Dies At 96
Foundation: Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

... of Greater Kansas City, The Truman Library Institute and Museum, the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and the American Jazz...more

SH Educational Foundation set to grow
Foundation: Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

At that time, the foundation partnered with the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation to achieve its mission and provide tax benefits for...more

Geographic Focus

Jackson County, MO

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