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There’s Strength in Numbers…Literally!

By Susan Poole Ever wonder why people choose to give through an endowment fund at a community foundation? It’s all about continuity. Endowments are permanent funds where the principal is invested, while a portion of the fund is distributed annually to charitable causes. Individual gifts are preserved in perpetuity with the funds pooled for maximum [...]

By | October 10th, 2019|Cleveland, Funds, Giving, Scholarship, Uncategorized|Comments Off on There’s Strength in Numbers…Literally!

Movies in the Park – Christopher Robin

Movies in the Park! The Community Foundation’s Emerging Leaders Council is presenting the movie Christopher Robin on Saturday, September 7 at Greenway Park. In this heart warming movie the young boy who loved embarking on adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood with a band of spirited and loveable stuffed animals, has grown up and lost [...]

By | September 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Movies in the Park – Christopher Robin

Golf Tournament to raise funds for MaKlain Lawson Spirit Scholarship

Attention all Golfers Round up your foursome and plan on attending The First Annual MAKLAIN LAWSON SPIRIT SCHOLARSHIP Golf Tournament August 29, 2019 12:30 Start Time Chatata Valley Golf Course 4179 Benton Pike NE, Cleveland, TN 37323 Four Person Teams-Select Shot Format $65.00 Individual Registration $250 Four Person Team Registration $50 Longest Drive and Closest [...]

By | August 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Golf Tournament to raise funds for MaKlain Lawson Spirit Scholarship

Becoming a Family That Gives

At the Community Foundation, it’s our job to help folks in our community realize their potential to give and help them easily navigate the process. We often get questions from families who wish to make giving a part of their family’s life, but giving is very personal and we rarely share information about our individual motivations or finances [...]

By | February 25th, 2019|Cleveland, Funds, Giving, Scholarship, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Becoming a Family That Gives

A Thank You to Nonprofits Affected by the Federal Government Shutdown

Dear Nonprofit Colleagues: Thank you. You have stepped forward, yet again, to help innocent people who are being hurt by circumstances beyond their control. In normal times, you are reliably there helping others cope with everyday struggles and natural disasters. This time, however, it’s an unnatural disaster created by the President and Congress. Still you [...]

By | January 25th, 2019|Giving, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Thank You to Nonprofits Affected by the Federal Government Shutdown

Medical Professionals Seminar: Opioid Addiction and Prescribing Alternatives

On November 6, 2018, The Bridge, one of our Community Partners will present, Seeking Alternatives: Opioid, Pain and Addiction Medical Workshop. The forum will feature Dr. Don Teater, a practicing physician and nationally recognized speaker on the subject of opioid addiction and prescribing alternatives. This is a critical subject as new opioid prescribing laws take [...]

By | October 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Medical Professionals Seminar: Opioid Addiction and Prescribing Alternatives

Creating a Plan with PASSION AND PURPOSE

Did you know? 90 percent of Americans have cell phones | 75 percent use Facebook | Only 50 percent have wills. It can be a scary question: What will your loved ones do when you aren’t here? How can you make their future more secure? The answer is simple: Create a plan. By taking the [...]

By | October 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Creating a Plan with PASSION AND PURPOSE

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. The 2018 Seminar is scheduled for November 13, 2018 at Lee University. The [...]

By | October 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Professional Advisor Seminar

Non-profit Seminar

The Community Foundation hosts an educational seminar each year specifically designed for our local non-profits to provide professional development opportunities for nonprofit boards and staff. The 2018 Seminar is focused on grant writing and is presented in partnership with Pinnacle Financial Partners, our Presenting Sponsor. It is scheduled for Tuesday, October 31, 2018 at the [...]

By | October 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Non-profit Seminar

Speaking on Taking or Giving

Guest Blog by: Rob Coombs We all know the name John D. Rockefeller and most of us know at least two things about him. One, he was very rich and, two, he established the Rockefeller Foundation. Like most, until recently I had no idea how or why this man became such a prolific giver. His [...]

By | September 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Speaking on Taking or Giving