Kinetic and the UMKC Henry W. Bloch School of Management have teamed up to provide a much-anticipated annual event for philanthropists, community leaders, board members, volunteers, nonprofit leadership and fundraising professionals: The Power of Philanthropy Summit.

The Power of Philanthropy Summit features preeminent professionals from applied and academic fundraising fields, delivering timely research and insights along with panel discussions, breakout groups and practical takeaways.

The virtual Summit is free, but registration is required.

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Takeaways Virtual Summit

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Past Summit Events

2021 Summit

How are donors making their giving decisions? What criteria and processes are households using to determine how much they will give and which organizations will benefit from their generosity? Researchers and academics focus on the science of giving decisions and philanthropic and foundation-related couples share their personal perspectives on giving decisions.

Philanthropy Panel:
Giving Decisions

Women Give 2021:
How Households Make Giving Decisions

2020 Summit

At a time when things are changing so quickly and nonprofits are forced to adjust and adapt, the Summit offers insights from a panel of philanthropists and executive-level fundraisers who offer their personal experiences of the power philanthropy, understanding the philanthropic mindset and the psychology of giving.

Understanding The Philanthropic Mindset

The Psychology of Giving