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


A Conversation with Mollie Carter and Paul Chan
Foundation: Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

Greater Kansas City Community Foundation Investment Analyst Trey Corbett sat down with Community Foundation donors Mollie Carter and...more

Best Places to Work 2019: Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
Foundation: Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation is one of the 2019 Best Places to Work. Read on to learn more about the...more

Show Me State's Newest RIA Shows Investors the Power of Independence: Chuck Cooper ...
Foundation: Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

... a resource group for entrepreneurs, while also supporting the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation through its Regional Advisory...more

Greater Kansas City Community Foundation Invites Applications for Eastland Giving Circle
Foundation: Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation is inviting applications to its Eastland Giving Circle. EGC is a group of philanthropic and...more

Baker University receives $1.25 Million to Continue Biology Program Excellence
Foundation: Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

BALDWIN CITY, Kan., July 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation on behalf of an anonymous donor, gave...more

Kennebec Historical Society receives expansion planning grant
Foundation: Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

The grant, from a fund administered by the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, was recommended by the descendants of Henry Weld...more

Community Foundation Update (05/25/19)
Foundation: Central Indiana Community Foundation, Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Cape Cod Foundation, Dayton Foundation, Indianapolis Foundation

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties has announced $1.3 million in grants to thirty-eight nonprofits through...more

Documents available online
Foundation: Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

... a grant from the Martha Jane Starr Field of Interest Fund directed by the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation to fund our digitization...more

Access Your Fund Online
Foundation: Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

You can use our online donor portal to view your fund activity and suggest grants to...more

Attorney finds career niche with community foundation
Foundation: Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, Manatee Community Foundation

Hillstrom connected Pennewill with Roxie Jerde, president and CEO of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. One of the largest...more

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Jackson County, MO

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