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Reflections on December Giving

Posted December 6th, 2016

by Barlow Mann December can be one of the busiest months for fundraising, but it’s also a time to look forward to a new year. As we enter the most philanthropic time of the year, overall charitable giving in America seems poised to set an all-time record in 2016. While the official Giving USA estimate …Read More

Tax Reform and Charitable Giving

Posted December 6th, 2016

Many experts anticipate tax reform in 2017. What might this mean for charitable giving? After several years of bipartisan Congressional studies and committee work in the House and the Senate, it now appears that the prospects for comprehensive tax reform have moved to the front of the legislative agenda for 2017. The president-elect’s tax reform …Read More

The Passing of the Greatest Generation: What Does It Mean?

Posted December 6th, 2016

by Robert F. Sharpe, Jr. As the numbers of the G.I. Generation decline, fundraisers will depend more heavily on succeeding generations. How will this affect charitable giving? December 7, 2016, marks the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor. Many of us grew up with parents, grandparents and other relatives or friends who were members of the …Read More

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