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Time for a ‘Paycheck Checkup’

In IR-2018-120, the Internal Revenue Service urged taxpayers to use the Withholding Calculator on www.IRS.gov for a "Paycheck Checkup" to make sure they have the right amount of tax taken out of their paychecks for their personal situation. The passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), brought many changes that will affect taxpayers. [...]

By | May 31st, 2018|Giving, News, Tax benefits|Comments Off on Time for a ‘Paycheck Checkup’

The Unity Center is a busy place!

The Unity Center Endowment Fund provides an ongoing stream of revenue to help ensure a strong future for the Unity Center as the organization continues its mission to build hope and opportunity by promoting educational, social and spiritual growth for all. Enrichment, community building, responsibility, life skills....add to that some fun, laughter and music and [...]

By | April 5th, 2018|Cleveland, Funds, Giving, News|Comments Off on The Unity Center is a busy place!

Saving Your Company’s Productivity: How to Respond to the Opioid Crisis

The Bridge, a fund of the Community Foundation, recently partnered with the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce to host a workshop for local business/industry leaders titled Saving Your Company’s Productivity: How to Respond to the Opioid Crisis. Topics covered included, “Awareness and Scope of Opioid Epidemic in Bradley County,” presented by Mr. Scott Elam and Mr. [...]

By | April 5th, 2018|Cleveland, Funds, Giving, News, Training|Comments Off on Saving Your Company’s Productivity: How to Respond to the Opioid Crisis

Movies in the Park are Back!

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 four 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 | April 4th, 2018|Cleveland, Events, News|Comments Off on Movies in the Park are Back!

First Friday Festivals

There's plenty of summer fun downtown at the First Friday Festivals June 1, July 6, & August 3! Enjoy live music, face painting, giant inflatable slide & obstacle course, and great food! Bring the family for BBQ, homemade ice cream, pizza, & more! Food is available for purchase. Admission to the event is free and [...]

By | April 4th, 2018|Cleveland, Events, News, TN|Comments Off on First Friday Festivals

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

Hurricane Harvey Relief & How You Can Help

As Harvey hit Houston, the National Weather Service issued a dire warning: “This event is unprecedented” and “beyond anything experienced”… We have all been closely watching the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey in Houston. And, as you can imagine, the true degree of the damage will be uncovered in the days ahead. If you would [...]

By | August 29th, 2017|Disaster Relief, Giving, News|Comments Off on Hurricane Harvey Relief & How You Can Help

Tennessee Valley Institute for Nonprofit Excellence (TVI)

The Center for Nonprofits’ (CNP) annual Tennessee Valley Institute for Nonprofit Excellence (TVI) – a conference designed to inspire excellence and best practices in the nonprofit sector. This year’s conference theme is Bold Social Impact and will feature a keynote address from Dan Pallotta, a nationally acclaimed speaker and author of Uncharitable. Breakout sessions will [...]

By | June 29th, 2017|Events, Giving, News, TN, Training|Comments Off on Tennessee Valley Institute for Nonprofit Excellence (TVI)

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