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Making a Large Donation with Appreciated Assets

Making a Large Donation with Appreciated Assets Capital campaigns are re-emerging after COVID-19.  With capital calls, “the asks” can be rather significant.  Before reaching for your checkbook, consider donating an appreciated asset such as stock.  Picking the right asset can potentially maximize the impact of your giving for you and the

Making an IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) in 2021

Making an IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) in 2021 The Cares Act suspension of required minimum distribution (RMD) has not been extended into 2021. If you are 70 ½ and older, you can donate up to $100,000 in IRA assets directly to the Community Foundation without taking the distribution into taxable income. Remember, the new RMD

Match Day 2020 Conclusion

Thank you to all who contributed to Match Day 2020!  This year brought many challenges, as participating organizations lost revenue due to temporary closures and canceled fundraisers.  However, this community has rallied.  More than $467,000 was raised to benefit 18 participating organizations.  The amount exceeded the 2019 total by $90,000.00. Much gratitude for our sponsor Dave Ross,

Match Day 2020

Match Day 2020 Ways to Contribute: Gifts of cash and check will be accepted starting November 6th. Please use the Match Day Donation Form  to help us process your gift. Credit Cards gifts can be made online on December 1st only from 12:00 a.m. till 11:59 p.m. How it works: The Community Foundation of Shelby County is sponsoring another Match Day

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