CICF's philanthropic advising services are one key feature that sets our donor-advised funds apart. The CICF Professional Advisor Leadership Council (PALC) got to experience first-hand the kinds of exercises we take individuals and families through in order to become strategic and intentional philanthropists.Read More.
The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (TCJA) went into effect on January 1, 2018, but as you well know, 2018 taxes were not due until a few days ago, meaning your clients may not have fully understood what the TCJA meant for their bottom line until recently. Or perhaps your clients knew how the TCJA would impact their 2018 taxes and intended to bunch their charitable contributions into a donor-advised fund at the end of the year using appreciated stock. But the stock market tanked in December, and understa…Read More.
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a business approach that contributes to sustainable development by delivering economic, social, and environmental benefits for all stakeholders. CSR takes a number of different forms, and companies can implement customized CSR strategies that fit their business models and are responsive to the needs and interests of their employees.Read More.
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.
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.
This Exciting News Should Not Affect the Validity of Current or Future Gifts To Legacy Fund Legacy Fund, CICF’s Hamilton County affiliate, announced its name change to Hamilton County Community Foundation at its recent Celebration of Philanthropy event, at which it also announced a new strategic plan and awarded three Community Pillar Awards to deserving […]Read More.