Practical Philanthropy

 

Information and Resources for Donors and Professional Advisors

Becoming a Donor

When you want to make an impact in the world, it helps to have a good guide. The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan specializes in making it easy for donors...

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Make a Gift From Your IRA to Maximize Tax Savings

There’s good news for individuals aged 70½ and older, who now have the opportunity to donate up to a total of $100,000 ($200,000 for married couples) to one or more...

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Estate Planning Opportunities: Impact of a Low-Interest Rate Environment and COVID-19

Interest rates that are used to calculate the gift tax deduction in estate planning strategies are at historically low levels in response to the slowdown of the economy and the...

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Let Us Help You Help Others

The Community Foundation helps individuals, businesses, and other foundations maximize their charitable impact. This is especially important in a year when needs are great and many charities have never been...

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Establishing Your Legacy

Whether your interests are in health care, the arts, education, the environment, or another critical cause, the Community Foundation can ensure your wishes are carried out in perpetuity and support...

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Making a Gift

For more than 35 years, the Community Foundation has helped donors fulfill their philanthropic goals to create meaningful impact with their charitable dollars. Here are some of the ways contributing...

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