While some corporate giving programs focus specifically on the organization’s specific range of interests, Polsinelli, a law firm with its headquarters in Kansas City, Mo., has a giving policy grounded in individual involvement. Continue reading “Community Involvement Fuels Corporate Giving”
Elizabeth Noble, Ph.D., has a long history with the UMKC School of Education. Continue reading “Noble Dedication to Education”
Philanthropy and community have always been important to UMKC Chemistry Department Chair Kathleen Kilway so when she recently got married to Marshall Miller, it was a no-brainer to have guests donate to charity instead purchasing gifts. Continue reading “Going to the Chapel and We’re Giving to the Roos”
From the time Harrison Jedel established his foundation in 2011, his main focus was to live a frugal life while investing aggressively so that his foundation would be large enough to make a difference, remembers Jedel Family Foundation President Don Hubbs. Upon his death in 2016, he seeded the Jedel Family Foundation with $27 million, an art collection and a 1994 Windstar. Continue reading “Donor’s Dedication to Art and Business Inspires Giving”
At the University of Missouri-Kansas City Foundation we are grateful for our donors. We consider each contribution to UMKC – no matter the size – significant. Continue reading “Leading with Appreciation”
The UMKC School of Education has appointed Eric Camburn, Ph.D., as the Sherman Family Foundation Endowed Chair and Director of the Urban Education Research Center, holding the appointment of professor in the Division of Educational Leadership, Policy and Foundations. Continue reading “Eric Camburn Named Chair Urban Research Center”
George and Linda Robbins turned their lifetime love of music into a legacy of music education and healing – and they did it the smart way by taking advantage of matching funds and using tax codes to their advantage. Continue reading “Love of Music Becomes Legacy of Education”
Bráulio Bosi loves sharing his passion and heritage with a wide range of people throughout Kansas City.
Ronald Newton (B.S. ’96) believes in consistent hard work and in supporting his community.
The Kansas City Bichelmeyer family often does things in a big way. Continue reading “A Family Legacy of Learning”