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Preserving Our Natural Resources – An Opportunity for Philanthropy

Been thinking recently about the world’s natural resources and our role – individually and collectively – as stewards of the natural world. So many issues – and, at the same time, so many opportunities for those who are philanthropically inclined … Continue reading

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Bequests are #1 Gift by Those with Estate Plans

Recent research shows that 89 percent of gifts in estate plans are charitable bequests.  In fact, a charitable bequest is an ideal way to fulfill a lifetime of charitable giving for your favorite charity, church, alma mater, or other cause.  … Continue reading

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Can’t Make A Charitable Gift Right Now? Okay, How About Making A Loan?

Hmmmm, a loan… “You want me to make a loan to my favorite charity?” YES! Okay, so it goes by another name – but that’s the idea. Here’s how it works: You want to do something for a charitable organization … Continue reading

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Living Endowment – This LIttle Two-Step Makes a Big Impact

The financial markets seem to be moving in a good direction recently – maybe a good sign that we’re on the right track. But, for many, portfolios are still not much above where they were in 2008 – and, in … Continue reading

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Donor Intent and the Value of Gift Agreements

When you make a charitable gift to support a worthy organization’s work – whether it be to support your alma mater, your church, or an organization in your community that you want to help in a special way or for a … Continue reading

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Volunteers – The Best Donors of All!

We all are asked to make financial contributions to charitable organizations from time to time – sometimes, it seems, day after day. It most cases, we’re asked to give to organizations and causes we know little about. Alas, sometimes that’s … Continue reading

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