May 16, 2016

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We loved this piece on how the work of nonprofit organizations benefits us all, indirectly AND directly. From NonprofitWith…: If you or anyone you love haveRead more »

Via Philanthropy.com: U.S. Top Earner Donations to Charity
April 21, 2016

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Via the Chronicle of Philanthropy: The 400 taxpayers with the highest incomes in 2013 reported giving an average of $32.8 million to charity. That’s the secondRead more »

January 20, 2016

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From the Chronicle of Philanthropy: Starting today, gone are the static pie charts and other design elements that often served as preliminary snapshots for grant makersRead more »

January 06, 2016

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A great new resource for donors and nonprofits! How philanthropy fuels American success, history and major achievements of philanthropy, great men and women of American philanthropy,Read more »

Mr. Smith, age 75, has accumulated approximately $2,000,000 in his IRA accounts. He has other sources of wealth and has plans to leave a sizable estate to his heirs and charity. Under this law, Mr. Smith can create a fund at the community foundation to address the causes he cares about most by transferring IRA funds tax free. Mr. Smith can transfer up to $100,000 in 2015. In addition, if Mr. Smith is married, his wife can also make similar gifts from her IRA accounts, impacting the community in ways personal, unique and enduring.
December 21, 2015

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To make an IRA distribution through the Community Foundation, or to learn more, please call the Foundation at (518) 446-9638. There is good news for CommunityRead more »

Mr. Smith, age 75, has accumulated approximately $2,000,000 in his IRA accounts. He has other sources of wealth and has plans to leave a sizable estate to his heirs and charity. Under this law, Mr. Smith can create a fund at the community foundation to address the causes he cares about most by transferring IRA funds tax free. Mr. Smith can transfer up to $100,000 in 2015. In addition, if Mr. Smith is married, his wife can also make similar gifts from her IRA accounts, impacting the community in ways personal, unique and enduring.
October 22, 2015

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From the Chronicle of Philanthropy: Retirees are expected to donate about $6.6 trillion in cash and $1.4 trillion in volunteer services during the next 20 yearsRead more »

October 19, 2015

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From our friends at the Capital Region Chamber’s Nonprofit Business Council: Making an impact requires more thought and strategy than ever.  With so many options andRead more »

September 10, 2015

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From our friends at Marvin & Company: Startup Boot Camp Thursday, September 24, 2015 from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM SUNY Polytechnic Institute Colleges of NanoscaleRead more »

July 24, 2015

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A great piece by Emmet D. Carson, CEO & President of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region is proudRead more »

July 14, 2015

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From Bruce DeBoskey’s “On Philanthropy” column in the Denver Post: Although philanthropy is a deeply personal and highly individualized endeavor, here are the top five broadlyRead more »