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Gifts of Grain

Here’s how one Minnesota farmer turned his crops into resources for the community.

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Creating a Charitable Giving Legacy

Here are a few ways you can achieve your long-term philanthropic goals.

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Values-based Investing: What It Is and How We Do It

Chief Investment Officer Shannon O’Leary discusses how the Foundation’s investment strategy promotes equity.

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Top Five Reasons to Partner with a Community Foundation

Here are five unique benefits of working with a community foundation to reach one’s charitable giving goals.

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The State of Higher Education

In this Giving+Together event recap, three nonprofit partners share the importance of investing in higher education to support low-income, BIPOC & new American students.

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Three Generations of Giving

Christine Noonan shares how giving has become a family tradition.

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How to Decide Between a DAF and a Private Foundation

Compare the process, benefits and responsibilities of two popular giving vehicles.

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The Charitable Gift of Life Insurance

Create a charitable legacy by donating a gift of life insurance.

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Helping Families Talk About Money

Our Philanthropic Advisors share how 21/64 training helps them support family giving.

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Why Tax Time is the Right Time to Plan Your Charitable Giving

Here are six tips to consider as you think about how your charitable giving could impact your tax returns.

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Local Lawyer’s Passion for Education Fuels Giving

Jamie Forman gives back to help others move forward.

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The Power of Investing in Waseca

Learn how one man’s generosity in Waseca strengthened his community.

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Reimagining How We Support Our Community

2020 offers a roadmap for how to rebuild our communities in 2021.

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2020: A Year Unlike Any Other

In the face of the challenges of 2020, we experienced unparalleled generosity from our donors and innovation from our staff as we responded quickly to meet the needs of our community.

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Retirement Assets

Gift planner Elizabeth McCray breaks down the three most common ways donors are giving retirement assets to the causes they care about.

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Helping Children Reach Their Full Potential

Minnesota nonprofits discuss the importance of early childhood development.

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