Philanthropy


Isenhour Takes Over as Interim Director, TMC Charitable Foundation

Ingram's 40 Under Forty alumni (c/o 2008) Kirk Isenhour has taken over as the Interim Executive Director of the Truman Medical Centers Charitable Foundation. This move is effective on July 16. Isenhour has been the Senior Director of Philanthropy since… more

Hall Family, Sunderland Foundations Donate $150 Million to Children’s Mercy

Children's Mercy Kansas City announced this morning that the Hall Family and Sunderland foundations had each donated $75 million to strengthen the hospital's pediatric research programs. The combined $150 million stands as the largest one-time gift ever made to a… more

Keepers of the Flame

In the annals of Kansas City entrepreneurship and commerce, their family names are legendary: Bloch and Dunn. Each is immediately recognized here for decades of business success and commitment to civic progress. And for something more lasting than year-over-year growth… more

Giants of Kansas City Giving Turn Out for Ingram’s Philanthropy Awards

It wasn’t history in the making, exactly, but it was impossible to miss the historical overtones as Ingram’s recognized two legends of business in Kansas City with its inaugural Philanthropist of the Year awards. The presentation of those awards, in… more

Philanthropist of the Year: Bill Dunn Sr.

Bill Dunn is living testament that giving isn’t just an act of fiscal charity— it’s a way of life, one that encompasses business leadership, civic engagement, and philanthropy on both a corporate and personal level. And in the end, it’s… more

2017 Local Heroes

There Are Givers ... and There Are Heroes There is no shortage of inquiry—by sociologists, medical researchers, or non-profit developmental advisers—into the reasons why people give away their money, donate their time or contribute their talents to innumerable causes and… more

2017 Corporate Champions

Corporate Giants of the Kansas City Area If you want to know what really makes business in the greater Kansas City area something special, take a look at Ingram’s 2017 Corporate Champions and those organizations that precede them. Tell us… more

$10 Million Gift for JCCC Capital Plan

The Johnson County Community College Foundation announced today that it had received a $10 million lead gift from the Sunderland Foundation to jump-start the largest campus transformation project in the nearly 50-year history of the college. Dubbed The Sunderland Challenge,… more