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Give a charitable gift of joy and meaning

By Michelle Lippart Hardwick, director of gift planning As you prepare for the holiday season, consider giving joy and meaning by making a charitable gift. Nonprofit organizations are faced with unprecedented challenges this year – many with an increased need for their services while simultaneously experiencing reduced resources. If you want to make a lasting […]

Bright Idea is new path to grants

We’re excited to roll out new changes to our discretionary grant program, which in the past awarded grant dollars from our unrestricted funds through more traditional application processes. We’re still using grant dollars to meet ever-changing community needs, but the grant program itself has been refreshed. Announcing … the Bright Idea Fund!  Our staff has […]

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 […]