Category: News

Board Evaluation – It’s a Great Way to Engage your Board!

How can I get my board engaged? It’s a question I hear frequently from nonprofit executives. To quote Stephen Covey “accountability breeds response-ability.” In other words, does your board know what their work is and do they know how to be accountable for their work? A great tool and opportunity for defining responsibilities is to…



Radical Conversations: Cultivating Common Ground

Radical Conversations: Cultivating Common Ground – What does that mean for the nonprofit community? Panelists at this year’s Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Awards shared practical tips as and advice to nonprofits about how to effectively make their voices heard by local legislature in the shifting political climate. The panel discussion, Radical Conversations: Cultivating Common Ground,…



Support KC Winter 2017 Newsletter

Support KC Winter 2017 Newsletter >> The Support KC newsletter helps you stay informed on the latest topics and trends that help your nonprofit organization run more efficiently.  Check out the latest in Shared Services, Shared Spaces, Shared Resources and Shared Voices in the Winter 2017 Newsletter here.



SKC News – Building Community Through Storytelling

The winter edition of the Support Kansas City Quarterly Newsletter features shared spaces at the Children’s Campus of Kansas City, new staff members at SKC, and upcoming events including the 8th annual Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Awards.



Do Your Donor Letters Have it All? Including required IRS disclosures?

A $64 million charitable contribution was disallowed per the Tax Court case 15 West 17th Street LLC v. Commissioner, 147 T.C. No. 19. Why? Because the donor acknowledgement letter was missing key pieces of information required by the Internal Revenue Service. Detailed rules for contemporaneous written acknowledgments are contained in Section 170(f)(8) of the Internal…



Call for Nominations – 2017 Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Awards

Support Kansas City is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2017 Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Awards. It is part of our mission to promote best practices for nonprofits throughout our community. This award helps identify and honor those effective nonprofit organizations who demonstrate strong leadership on both a staff and board level.…



Support KC Fall 2016 Newsletter

Support KC Fall 2016 Newsletter >> The Support KC newsletter helps you stay informed on the latest topics and trends that help your nonprofit organization run more efficiently.  Check out the latest in Shared Services, Shared Spaces, Shared Resources and Shared Voices in the Fall 2016 Newsletter here.



SKC News – Helping Nonprofit Leaders be more Effective in their Missions

Over the last 17 years, Support Kansas City has worked with over 300 nonprofits in the metro area to help their leaders be more effective in their missions. Learn more by reading the blog post written by SKC Executive Director, Debra Box, for the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City.