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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 […]

Cash isn’t the only way to give

Posted on Oct 18, 2017, by

By Michelle Lippart Hardwick Director of Gift Planning With the holidays and the end of 2017 just around the corner, it’s not too early to start thinking about year-end giving. We’re approaching a busy season and the Community Foundation is here to help you easily fulfill your charitable goals and learn more about your favored […]

Turn Giving Tuesday into a gift for all time

Posted on Nov 29, 2016, by

Today’s designation as Giving Tuesday serves as a good reminder to think not just about giving now, but also giving later. Many people who aren’t able to make substantial charitable gifts during life can include support for favorite causes in their estate plan. Here are some ways to do it that you may not have […]

Giving from IRAs is back to stay

Posted on Dec 21, 2015, by

It comes down to the wire every year, but in 2015 the result was a little different. Congress has again reauthorized direct charitable gifts from IRAs. For someone at least age 70 ½ who doesn’t need a required distribution to meet his or her personal needs, giving to a favorite charity directly from an IRA […]

Four tips for the giving season

Posted on Oct 13, 2015, by

With the spring-like temperatures we’re seeing this fall, year-end giving is going to seem to be on us even quicker than usual. Along with cleaning out the garden and putting up the holiday decorations, we need to turn our attention to that last flurry of charitable giving at the end of the tax year. Not only […]

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 […]