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The SECURE ACT and charitable giving from IRAs

The SECURE Act, which stands for Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement, took effect Jan. 1, 2020, and changes rules governing retirement plans, including provisions relevant to making charitable gifts from an Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA). Under the SECURE Act, a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) remains a terrific way to make a tax-free gift […]

Clintonville area charities receive $12,500

Clintonville Area Foundation held its 8th annual Grant Distribution Celebration at the The Living Room Coffee Shop this morning, awarding nine area nonprofit groups grants to help strengthen the community and create opportunities. Pictured L-R:, front row) Make-a-Wish volunteer Amy Goerlinger, Cesa 8 representative Lynn Aprill, Mission of Hope House of Wisconsin representative Pat Toney, […]

Results are in for Northeast Wisconsin Nonprofit Compensation and Benefits Survey

Posted on Feb 6, 2020, by

A lively group of more than 80 nonprofit executive directors, staff and board members, and funders gathered last week for a bird’s-eye view of regional nonprofit compensation and benefits trends. InterSector, the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region and United Way Fox Cities co-hosted the event as collaborators on the 2019 Northeast Wisconsin Nonprofit […]

New group builds partnership to fight tough weeds

Posted on Dec 23, 2019, by

Watch out invasive weeds, there’s a new posse in town. About 30 people gathered at Mosquito Hill Nature Center in New London Dec. 12 for the organizational meeting to create a Fox Valley Cooperative Invasive Management Area (CISMA). The crowd included foresters, woodlot owners, nature center staff members, conservation advisors, DNR employees and gardeners. The […]