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Need a giving strategy? We can help!

By Carissa Kranz, donor services manager The snow is piling up along with your to-do lists, and your mailbox is full of year-end appeals from your favorite charities. As you gear up for another busy holiday season, here are some charitable giving tips to consider: We are here for you! Share your stories and passions […]

Appreciated stocks are easy to give

Giving appreciated stock gifts is a great way to strengthen your community and impact lives now and forever. The Community Foundation’s quick and easy electronic gift processing system allows donors like Greg and Julie Pawlak to transfer gifts of appreciated stock without delay. “We can give stocks at their highest valuation within about 10 minutes,” […]

Higher standard deduction need not reduce giving

By Curt Detjen President/CEO While much attention has been focused on how the larger standard deduction for tax filers in 2018 will remove an important incentive for charitable giving, there are still some good tax-advantageous options available. Talk with your financial or legal advisor before proceeding with any of these, and consider: Donor advised fund: […]