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Friends make a difference

We‚Äôre‚ÄĮhumbled by the‚ÄĮoutpouring of compassion¬†and support we‚Äôve witnessed ‚Äď financial and otherwise ‚Äď to sustain the Fox Valley region. Our community‚Äôs collaborative spirit of giving, driven forward by partners like you, has never been stronger and is reflected in a record year of philanthropy in our community. For over 35 years, the Community Foundation has […]

Northeast Wisconsin celebrates philanthropy

The Association of Fundraising Professionals – Northeast Wisconsin Chapter is taking time out this morning to recognize the incredible contributions of philanthropy and the people who remain diligent in the philanthropic community. This year’s celebration is virtual! The 2020 National Philanthropy Day Awards Celebration honors outstanding philanthropists who shape our communities and give with a […]

A Legacy and Life Well Lived

Mary Lamers Grist passed away in August. She was part of the Community Foundation’s Himebaugh Legacy Circle, recognizing those who have made future plans for their favorite charitable causes through a bequest or similar deferred gift to the Foundation. For 91 years, Mary Lamers Grist poured her love for making an impact into the Fox […]

Charitable use of IRA is a nailbiter

Posted on Dec 18, 2014, by

It seems like season-ending cliffhangers have become as much a part of legislating charitable IRA distributions¬†as they are for bad TV dramas. Once again this year, Congress waited for the final reel to save charitable¬†distributions from IRAs¬†from certain death. If you are at least age 70 1/2 and have a traditional (not Roth) IRA, you […]