32 episodes

The Grow Your Giving podcast is powered by the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation. Learn from experts in giving strategies, charitable leaders and influencers, and our generous donors. You'll hear conversations featuring experts in philanthropy and impactful stories happening in the Kansas City community. Find us online at growyourgiving.org/podcast.

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The Grow Your Giving podcast is powered by the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation. Learn from experts in giving strategies, charitable leaders and influencers, and our generous donors. You'll hear conversations featuring experts in philanthropy and impactful stories happening in the Kansas City community. Find us online at growyourgiving.org/podcast.

    Revitalizing the Rock Island Bridge: A Conversation with Mike Zeller

    Revitalizing the Rock Island Bridge: A Conversation with Mike Zeller

    Kansas City will soon be home to America's first destination bridge. A mix of public, private and philanthropic partners are joining together to restore the historic Rock Island Bridge and create an entertainment district and trail crossing over the Kansas River. Mike Zeller, one of the innovators behind the project, joins Senior Philanthropic Advisor Whitney Hosty to share details and updates about the Rock Island Bridge developments.
    Learn about the Rock Island Bridge: https://rockislandkc.com/
    "Easy Lemon" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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    • 21 min
    Resiliency in Resettlement - Part 2: A Conversation with Della Lamb and Jewish Vocational Services

    Resiliency in Resettlement - Part 2: A Conversation with Della Lamb and Jewish Vocational Services

    Philanthropic Advisor Kelli Doyle is in conversation with leaders of two refugee resettlement agencies, Hilary Cohen Singer of Jewish Vocational Services and Ryan Hudnall of Della Lamb Community Services. In a two-part series, they discuss current challenges and opportunities the agencies are facing as they prepare to welcome hundreds of refugees to Kansas City.
    The Grow Your Giving podcast is powered by the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and our national entity, Greater Horizons. We aim to make giving convenient and efficient for our donors through donor-advised funds and other charitable giving tools. The Grow Your Giving podcast discusses philanthropic topics to help you enjoy giving more. Find us online at growyourgiving.org/podcast.
    "Easy Lemon" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    • 26 min
    Resiliency in Resettlement - Part 1: A Conversation with Della Lamb and Jewish Vocational Services

    Resiliency in Resettlement - Part 1: A Conversation with Della Lamb and Jewish Vocational Services

    Philanthropic Advisor Kelli Doyle is in conversation with leaders of two refugee resettlement agencies, Hilary Cohen Singer of Jewish Vocational Services and Ryan Hudnall of Della Lamb Community Services. In a two-part series, they discuss current challenges and opportunities the agencies are facing as they prepare to welcome hundreds of refugees to Kansas City.
    The Grow Your Giving podcast is powered by the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and our national entity, Greater Horizons. We aim to make giving convenient and efficient for our donors through donor-advised funds and other charitable giving tools. The Grow Your Giving podcast discusses philanthropic topics to help you enjoy giving more. Find us online at growyourgiving.org/podcast.
    "Easy Lemon" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    • 28 min
    Empowering Student Success Beyond High School: A Conversation with Jade Valdez and Ben Richardson

    Empowering Student Success Beyond High School: A Conversation with Jade Valdez and Ben Richardson

    The Hispanic Development Fund (HDF), a regional affiliate of the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, partners with Hispanic-serving high schools to remove barriers to post-secondary education and empower families in the college admissions and financial aid processes.
    On this episode, HDF's Director of Programs and Development, John Kearney, talked with recent East High School graduate and HDF scholarship recipient Jade Valdez and East High School Vice Principal Ben Richardson.
    The Grow Your Giving podcast is powered by the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and our national entity, Greater Horizons. We aim to make giving convenient and efficient for our donors through donor-advised funds and other charitable giving tools. The Grow Your Giving podcast discusses philanthropic topics to help you enjoy giving more. Find us online at growyourgiving.org/podcast.
    "Easy Lemon" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    • 38 min
    Disaster Response and Relief: A Conversation with Heart to Heart International

    Disaster Response and Relief: A Conversation with Heart to Heart International

    In response to the recent catastrophic earthquake in Haiti, Heart to Heart International CEO Kim Carroll and Director of Disaster Response Heather Lee shared how the global humanitarian organization responds to disasters around the world. Philanthropic Advisor Kelli Doyle discusses how philanthropy plays a critical role in disaster relief and response.
    The Grow Your Giving podcast is powered by the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and our national entity, Greater Horizons. We aim to make giving convenient and efficient for our donors through donor-advised funds and other charitable giving tools. The Grow Your Giving podcast discusses philanthropic topics to help you enjoy giving more. Find us online at growyourgiving.org/podcast.
    "Easy Lemon" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    • 38 min
    Exploring Early Childhood Care and Education: A Conversation with Shannon Rudisill

    Exploring Early Childhood Care and Education: A Conversation with Shannon Rudisill

    Senior Philanthropic Advisor Whitney Hosty explores the early childhood care and education landscape with Shannon Rudisill, Executive Director of the Early Childhood Funders Collaborative. Whitney and Shannon discuss the many challenges educators and families currently face and how philanthropists can play a role in filling the funding gaps.
    The Grow Your Giving podcast is powered by the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and our national entity, Greater Horizons. We aim to make giving convenient and efficient for our donors through donor-advised funds and other charitable giving tools. The Grow Your Giving podcast discusses philanthropic topics to help you enjoy giving more. Find us online at growyourgiving.org/podcast.
    "Easy Lemon" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    • 38 min

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