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Donor Advised Funds and Your Personality Type

For Professional Advisors Personality type matters, even when it comes to supporting community causes. Your "social impact personality type" is especially important as you gear up to structure your or your client's donor-advised fund at the Community Foundation.  A donor-advised fund is a

Evaluating the DIY Charity Option

Has starting your own nonprofit ever crossed your mind?  If the answer is "yes," you are not alone. Today's social impact culture mindset means more and more people are evaluating the options for making a difference in the community. Thousands of new charities are started each year by people

You Rock: How Your Community Foundation Gives You Star Power

For Professional Advisors   You know the drill. A client mentions a specific charity in the community and asks you whether that charity is reputable and effective. That's a tough question to answer! You're not in a position to know the ins and outs of how charities in the community are being

Clients and Goals: Why Staying Asset Savvy Matters

For Professional Advisors You're advising your clients about their retirement goals, their goals for supporting their children and grandchildren, and their goals for the legacy they intend to leave to the community causes they care most about. In all of the planning work you're doing for

Community Foundation Hosts the 2017 Founder’s Award Luncheon

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties hosted the fourth annual Founder’s Award Luncheon on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at the Kravis Center’s Cohen Pavilion. President Brad Hurlburt gave a synopsis of the Community Foundation’s newly developed strategic plan. Some of the

Community Foundation Hosts Last Party of the Season with Founder’s Award

Don’t miss the last party of the season – the Founder’s Award Luncheon - hosted by the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. The celebration of philanthropy will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Kravis Center’s Cohen Pavilion. The highlight will be a

A Boost for Tomorrow's Philanthropists

What’s hot when it comes to gifts for the graduate? You guessed it. Once again, the ever-popular, flexible, and tax-effective donor-advised fund carries the day. More and more parents and grandparents across the country are giving a graduating child or grandchild a donor-advised fund,

Impact 100 Palm Beach County Awards More than Half a Million to Ten Nonprofits

  Impact 100 Palm Beach County Awards More than Half a Million to Ten Nonprofits Impact 100 Palm Beach County is a donor-advised fund of the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties   WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Apr. 20, 2017) – On Thursday, April 6, more than 500 women of

When Cash Is Out - Other Ways to Support Your Philanthropic Endeavors

We've all heard the saying "cash is king." Most of the time that's a fantastic rule of thumb. But sometimes cash isn't the best way to support your philanthropic endeavors. How can you tell? Here are three clues to keep you on the lookout for opportunities to get more bang for your giving back

Sheila Kinman Appointed as Vice President for Development

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties has appointed Sheila Kinman as Vice President for Development. As Vice President for Development, Kinman is responsible for connecting Community Foundation donors to philanthropic causes they care about, facilitating legacy and planned