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Year-end giving: 5 tips to finish 2018 well

By Shelly Leadley, Director of Donor Services It’s a privilege to witness the generosity of our donors each day, and it’s especially exciting this month when energy and activity levels are at their highest. Anyone can help make the holidays brighter by giving online to the Community Foundation or many of our funds anytime. Complete […]

Fall Jumpstart to Planning

By Michelle Lippart Hardwick We still have a little bit of autumn left before winter rolls in, and many people are thinking ahead to the holiday season. It’s the best time to start planning for any year-end giving you intend to do. As the director of gift planning for the Community Foundation, I help donors […]

5 Year-End Giving Tips

By Ann Engelhard Vice President Donor Services and Gift Planning Each December the Community Foundation office is a flurry of activity as donors make grants from their charitable funds to support their favorite charities before year-end. The giving season is an exciting time. During the past two weeks alone, we have mailed 377 grant checks […]

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 […]

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 […]