Philanthropic Impact

 

Information and Resources for Donors and Professional Advisors

Establish a charitable scholarship fund to keep college within reach

While the rising cost of college tuition may be out of reach for many families amid record-high inflation, the time may be right for your clients to consider the impact...

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How One Philanthropist’s Legacy Continues Through Endowment

The recently restored Detroit Central Market at The Henry Ford’s Greenfield Village in Dearborn gives visitors an opportunity to learn about life during the 19th century in Detroit. It also...

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Proposed SECURE Act 2.0 and Charitable Giving

Talking Charity with your Clients: SECURE Act 2.0 and Historical Context of the Charitable Deduction Tax issues related to the charitable giving are hot topics these days as potential tax...

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Broadening Your Philanthropy: Developing a Well-Rounded Giving Portfolio

Finding new donation opportunities can amplify the impact of your philanthropic investments. If you are charitably minded, you have probably spent some time considering options for philanthropic giving. Maybe you...

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3 Tried and True Financial Strategies for Charitable Giving in 2022

For those ready to make philanthropy a priority in 2022, proven strategies are the best bet. For Americans across the country, the new year represents two things: a chance to...

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Year-End Charitable Giving Reminders

As you work with your advisors on year-end planning, consider some of these giving strategies that will allow you to support the Community Foundation and charitable causes important to you...

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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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Charitable Giving and the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021

The following is a summary of certain provisions of the $900 billion relief package known as the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 (the “Act”) signed into...

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