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Video Introduction to Charitable Giving Accounts

Fri, 01/24/2014 - 13:56 -- breiby

We have checking accounts, savings accounts and retirement accounts, but what about accounts for our charitable giving? The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation | Greater Horizons can help you simplify and maximize your giving through a charitable giving account, also known as a donor-advised fund. Want to learn more? Take two minutes and check out our latest video, which explains how our charitable giving accounts work.

Resolve to Organize Your Giving (and Garage)

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 15:36 -- breiby

Whew! Finally cleared of all of the excitement and stress that comes with the winter holiday season (with the exception of the bad weather, of course), most of us are easing back into the regular flow of daily life while enjoying the fresh start of 2014. And, while the New Year is certainly a time for setting personal resolutions or aspiring to new professional goals, it also marks a unique moment for planning one’s giving efforts as yet another year of opportunity unfolds.

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Our Take on the IRS’s Eight Tips for Deducting Charitable Contributions

Fri, 04/12/2013 - 15:55 -- breiby

(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-Advised Fund” but that’s way too long for any respectable blog post, at least as far as this blogger is concerned.) 

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Love–and Charitable Giving–is in the Air

Thu, 02/14/2013 - 12:56 -- breiby

For some of us, today is a day filled with love and affection for a special someone. 

For others, it’s just another Thursday. Comedian Jim Gaffigan recently tweeted, “Without Valentine's Day, February would be... well, January.” If this month feels like a repeat of last month, that’s ok! This post isn’t exclusively for the candy-conversation-heart-loving crowd.   Love and Charitable Giving is in the Air

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