Philanthropic Impact

 

Information and Resources for Donors and Professional Advisors

Charitable funds at community foundations offer convenient alternative to private foundations

A growing number of philanthropists and their advisors are using charitable funds as a complement or alternative to private foundations.  Private foundations may consider transferring their foundation’s assets to such...

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Considering an endowment fund for your nonprofit?

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan hosted an Agency Endowment 101 webinar to define what endowment is, detail how the Foundation invests and administers endowment funds, and illustrate how our...

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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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Community Foundation can help family businesses meet charitable goals

Families want to ensure that their family businesses’ charitable efforts reflect their entrepreneurial spirit and the values of their family. With a 36-year history, the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan...

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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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