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The New Tax Law: Donor Strategy – Bundling your Gifts

At the Community Foundation, we strive to build partnerships with our donors and provide the latest in philanthropic news and tax law changes. There is concern that the large increase in the new Standard Deduction could possibly remove the advantage of deducting charitable contributions. Here’s why: if your total deductions don’t exceed the new larger [...]

By | April 4th, 2018|Cleveland, Funds, Giving, Tax benefits, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The New Tax Law: Donor Strategy – Bundling your Gifts

Charitable Donations and Tax Planning

According to Laura Saunders at The Wall Street Journal, “For millions of Americans, the most important tax-planning tip between now and the end of the year is to check your charitable contributions.” Read the Full Story You want to make a charitable donation before the end of the year, but you are running out of [...]

By | December 20th, 2017|Cleveland, Funds, Giving, News|Comments Off on Charitable Donations and Tax Planning

How your Appreciated Assets can Benefit your Community

It’s a bull market and it has been a banner year for asset growth. You may be holding some very lucrative stocks right now. Consider making your year-end gift using appreciated assets.  Gifting these items not only allows you to make a more impactful gift, but also can provide you with several tax benefits. You get [...]

By | October 16th, 2017|Cleveland, Funds, Giving|Comments Off on How your Appreciated Assets can Benefit your Community

Leaving a “Giving” Footprint

Most people would agree that we are caretakers of the world we live in and as such have a moral obligation to leave it in at least as good a condition as we found it. A perfect example of this thinking are the concerns around global warming and climate change. We were reminded that how [...]

By | July 14th, 2017|Cleveland, Funds, Giving|Comments Off on Leaving a “Giving” Footprint

Movies in the Park

Pack up your chairs, blankets and picnic baskets. And get ready to watch a movie under the stars! The Community Foundation’s Emerging Leaders Council is planning two movie nights this summer. “We encourage you to gather your family and spend quality time together while watching a family-friendly box office hit on a giant movie screen, [...]

By | June 29th, 2017|Cleveland, Events, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Movies in the Park

First Friday Festivals

The second – “First Friday Festival” is July 7, in Downtown Cleveland! Local favorite Monday Night Social will perform at 6 p.m., and January Noise takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. January Noise is a high energy pop rock band out of Nashville! T There will be bouncy houses and face painting for the kids, [...]

By | June 29th, 2017|Cleveland, Events, Uncategorized|Comments Off on First Friday Festivals

Professional Advisor Seminar

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. This year the seminar is schedule for November 2, 2017 at Lee University.  [...]

By | June 27th, 2017|Cleveland, Events, Training, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Professional Advisor Seminar

2017 Ashlyn Lamberth Scholarship Recipent

Anthony Lamberth presented the 2017 Ashlyn Taylor Lamberth Memorial Scholarship to Bradley High School senior Jada Frerichs. Jada Frerichs and Anthony Lamberth The $1,000 scholarship was presented at Bradley High School’s Senior Awards Night and recognizes Jada’s academic achievement, school involvement and community service. At Bradley, Jada maintained a 4.0 GPA. Her community service includes [...]

By | June 27th, 2017|Cleveland, Funds, Giving, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2017 Ashlyn Lamberth Scholarship Recipent

2017 Ocoee Foundation Scholarship Recipient

Adam Foster and Jack Sheehan Cleveland High School Senior, Adam Foster 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 Adam with [...]

By | June 27th, 2017|Cleveland, Events, Funds, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2017 Ocoee Foundation Scholarship Recipient

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