Throughout the year, we have featured ways that your clients likely can save substantial tax dollars simply by donating appreciated property to fund their charitable contributions. And timing those contributions so that they are made in a year when their tax bracket will be higher and/or in a year when they will exceed the new, higher standard deduction and therefore be able to itemize their charitable contributions. As the giving spirit increases this time of year, we reiterate these simple …Read More.
The Efroymson Family Fund, a donor-advised fund of the Central Indiana Community Foundation, announced the recipients of the 2018 Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship at a private reception on Nov. 28 in Chicago. Since 2004, the Efroymson Family Fund has awarded 55 Fellowships totaling more than $1,000,000 to contemporary visual artists in Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Kentucky, Ohio and Wisconsin.Read More.
Earlier this month, Legacy Fund changed its name to Hamilton County Community Foundation to better reflects who the foundation serves, partners with and supports. In addition to the new name, the foundation has a new mission, vision and strategic direction. It’s the result of more than a year’s worth of intentional community conversations and research conducted by staff, the board of directors and a special task force. Learn more about the strategy from president, Tom Kilian, in his exten…Read More.
-by Tom Kilian president of Hamilton County Community Foundation As fall gives way to winter, I am reminded of the beauty in change. The need to continually evolve and give way to new is a gift from Mother Nature. In Hamilton County we are able to experience the changes that occur during all of the […]Read More.
Over the course of the last 20 years, I have seen many changes throughout the philanthropic landscape. The integration of technology and the increase in restricted giving to name a few. But what will define the next 20 years? How will we define our successes and ultimately evolve our sustainability to connect resources that help all citizens of our communities reach their full potential, regardless of their place, race or identity?Read More.
Women’s Fund of Central Indiana, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, recently awarded grants to 15 local organizations totaling $289,830. Women’s Fund Advisory Board approved the grants for projects that align with the Fund’s mission to create options and opportunities for women and girls in Central Indiana.Read More.