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Where There’s No Will, Is There a Way, Part 2

Posted October 6th, 2017

The following article is Part 2 of a two-part series on non-probate estate settlement issues. Part 1 was published in the September 2017 Give & Take. Click here to read it. Last month, Give & Take began a conversation with Andy Fussner about the challenges of settling nonprobate estate gifts, which often come in the …Read More

Four Ways to Boost Year-End Giving

Posted October 6th, 2017

  With tax reform on the horizon, this year-end may be an especially important time for fundraising. Below are four tips to make the most of the final months of the year. 1. Review your website. Look at your organization’s website from an outsider’s perspective. Is it donor friendly? Is it easy to discover how …Read More

Noncash Gifts Surge

Posted October 6th, 2017

By Barlow Mann With the IRS reporting record levels of noncash charitable gifts, an organization’s fundraising strategy could benefit from encouraging these gifts. According to the latest information from the IRS, noncash charitable gifts have recently increased to all-time record levels. The report, in the summer 2017 Statistics of Income Bulletin, analyzes millions of individual …Read More

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