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Year End Giving

The Community Foundation of Cleveland and Bradley County can help you invest in your community and receive tax benefits before the end of the year. With a wide variety of giving funds – from Non-profit Endowments to Donor Advised Funds – we provide the most flexible vehicles for your philanthropy and connect you to the [...]

By | December 19th, 2016|Cleveland, Funds, Giving|Comments Off on Year End Giving

Professional Advisor Seminar – November 10, 2016

The Community Foundation hosts an educational seminar each year specifically designed for professional advisors, which offers continuing education credits for CPAs and attorneys. Each seminar presents timely issues and new developments in estate and financial planning that helps you help your clients. The 2016 Seminar is schedule for November 10, 2016 at Lee University from [...]

By | October 4th, 2016|Cleveland, Events, Giving, News, Training|Comments Off on Professional Advisor Seminar – November 10, 2016

Ways to Give – 8 Reasons to Create a Donor Advised Fund

Keep Track of Fewer Charitable Receipts  You’ll receive one receipt from the Community Foundation for the any contribution you make to your Fund. Avoid Capital Gains Taxes on Appreciated Stocks  There are significant tax advantages to donating an appreciated security, but it can be complicated.  We’ll sell the donated stock immediately, put the proceeds in [...]

By | October 3rd, 2016|Funds, Giving, News|Comments Off on Ways to Give – 8 Reasons to Create a Donor Advised Fund

Ways to Give – Beyond the Checkbook

When it’s time to donate to a charity or cause, do you think first about the cash available in your bank account?  Whether starting a Fund or making a donation, we encourage our donors to think about appreciated assets. Gifting these items not only allows you to make a more impactful gift but also can [...]

By | June 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ways to Give – Beyond the Checkbook

Community Foundation announces recipient of the Ocoee Foundation Scholarship

Bradley High School Senior, Wendy Armenta was recognized with the Ocoee Foundation Scholarship by Jack Sheehan, Ocoee Foundation Board Member.  The $8,000 scholarship provides $2,000 for each academic year renewable for a total of four years based on satisfactory progress towards a degree. “We were pleased to honor Wendy with this scholarship to recognize her [...]

By | June 14th, 2016|Cleveland, Events, Funds, Giving, News, TN, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Community Foundation announces recipient of the Ocoee Foundation Scholarship

Community Foundation announces recipient of the first Ashlyn Lamberth Scholarship

Anthony Lamberth and Cathy Barrett, Community Foundation President, presented the first annual Ashlyn Taylor Lamberth Memorial Scholarship to Bradley High School senior Lily Freeman. The $1,000 scholarship was presented at Bradley High School’s Senior Awards Night and recognizes Lily’s academic achievement, school involvement and community service.  At Bradley, Lily was a member of the award [...]

By | June 14th, 2016|Cleveland, Events, Funds, Giving, News, TN|Comments Off on Community Foundation announces recipient of the first Ashlyn Lamberth Scholarship

Cleveland Dog Park Grand Opening

The Cleveland Dog Park Grand Opening Many four legged and two legged residents gathered on May 27 for the ribbon cutting for the new Cleveland Dog Park at Tinsley Park. The park is a partnership between the city of Cleveland and private donors. “This really wouldn’t have happened without the whole community being involved,”   project [...]

By | June 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cleveland Dog Park Grand Opening

Professional Advisor Seminar

The Community Foundation hosts an educational seminar each year specifically designed for professional advisors, which offers continuing education credits for those professions requiring them. Each seminar presents timely issues and new developments in estate and financial planning that helps you help your clients. Planning is underway for the 2016 Seminar to be held in November. [...]

By | June 2nd, 2016|Cleveland, Events, Giving|Comments Off on Professional Advisor Seminar

Year-end Giving

Ways to Give - 8 Ways to Make the Most of Your Year-End Giving! Before we know it, the year will be over! Now is a great time to think about your annual charitable giving and tax liabilities. Here are eight ways to make the most of your year-end giving and have the greatest impact [...]

By | December 16th, 2015|Cleveland, Funds, Giving, News|Comments Off on Year-end Giving

The Cleveland Dog Park is the newest Greenway addition

We have talked a lot about amenities along the Cleveland/Bradley County Greenway. Restrooms, playgrounds, a pavilion, stage, benches, historical markers … the list goes on! While we don’t think of them as users, dogs are an important part of the Greenway experience. On my morning runs, I always see dogs and their owners out for [...]

By | September 23rd, 2015|Cleveland, Funds, Giving, News|Comments Off on The Cleveland Dog Park is the newest Greenway addition