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Kansas City’s Buttonwood Financial Group Has a Long History of Giving to Nonprofit Organizations.
Named after the 18th-century agreement that helped to establish the New York Stock Exchange in Lower Manhattan, Kansas City’s Buttonwood Financial Group is a respected SEC-registered Investment Advisor providing comprehensive investment strategy, wealth management, retirement planning, and estate planning services to clients in the Kansas City, Missouri area.
After two decades of successful growth and serving hundreds of clients, Buttonwood has committed to using a fixed percentage of its annual revenue to give back to the local community and positively impact the world. Buttonwood has chosen to do this via direct participation in activities, volunteer work, and financial support for many organizations and causes.
Helping in the Medical Field
In the field of medicine, Buttonwood Financial Group has chosen to support the AbilityKC, which helps disadvantaged individuals to become autonomous and take charge of their lives. They support with sponsorship of AbilityKC’s annual luncheon. It also financially supports Children’s Mercy Hospital whose mission is to transform the health, well-being, and potential of children, with unwavering compassion for those most vulnerable. Buttonwood also supports the Kansas City Blood Center, the National MS Society, and a variety of other organizations in the medical field.
Helping in Education
In education, Buttonwood continues to support the University of Missouri at Kansas City (as well as the Women’s Council and Jazz Friends groups there) and the University of Northern Colorado.
Buttonwood cares about animals, and it supports a number of animal-focused charities and organizations, including Horse Power, KC Pet Project, Great Plains SPCA, Valley Cats Inc, and Wayside Waifs pet adoption center. They also have supported the United States Dressage Foundation and the American Association of Equine Practitioners.
Helping in the Arts
Buttonwood Financial Group has taken the initiative to establish the Buttonwood Art Space, a gallery and exhibition space inside of its offices where regional and up-and-coming artists can exhibit their work year-round. Buttonwood also financially supports the Arts Engagement Foundation of Kansas City, which builds audiences and increases participation in the arts through education and promotion of the region’s cultural offerings. In music, Buttonwood actively supports several organizations that help celebrate and raise awareness of jazz, including the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra, the Kansas City Jazz Ambassadors, Kansas City Jazz Alive, UMKC Jazz Friends, and All About Jazz.
Helping in the Local Community
In the local Kansas City region, Buttonwood has supported the Penn Valley Park Conservancy, the Kansas City Parks Foundation, Friends of the Konza Prairie, Bike Walk KC, Midtown KC Now, the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City, the Pilgrim Center, Kansas City Blues Rugby and the United FC soccer club. Buttonwood also supports the Sister City Association of Kansas City, a diplomatic association focused on innovative programs in tourism, commerce, cultural awareness, and education.
In addition to all of the above efforts, Buttonwood encourages its clients to organize social events that allow them to meet one another and introduce Buttonwood Financial Group to additional worthwhile causes and opportunities that would serve the Kansas City community. If you’re aware of an organization or activity that could benefit from Buttonwood’s involvement, don’t hesitate to contact the firm through its website.