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Donated Real Estate Turned into Community Resources

Learn how Lisa and Jerry O'Brien turned their condominium into continuous support for their favorite causes.

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Charitable Giving Legislation in the News

Our response to the proposed Accelerating Charitable Giving (ACE) Act

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Beyond ESG: Sustainable Investment

Chief Investment Officer Shannon O’Leary participated in a global panel discussion on sustainable investment trends.

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Gift Bunching: A Way to Maximize Your Charitable Impact

With a technique known as gift bunching, you can maintain your charitable impact while realizing potential tax benefits.

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Our Online Donor Toolkit

This resource will help you identify and clarify your values, interests and charitable vision.

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Local Experts Share Findings on Age-Related Health Inequities

Three nonprofit partners share insights about health equity in the age of COVID-19, and the role the pandemic has played in exacerbating disparities faced by older adults.

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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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