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News and Articles | December 4, 2017

Why the Donor-Advised Fund is a Vehicle You Need to Know

Donor-advised funds (or charitable giving funds) are the fastest growing philanthropic planning vehicle in today’s wealth management marketplace.

News and Articles | December 3, 2017

Having a Plan For Giving is Always a Good Idea

A generous couple came to me recently with a stack of direct mail solicitations from local and national charities. The stack was high – it contained colorful appeals from every type of worthy cause ...

News and Articles | December 1, 2017

Five Ways Your Community Foundation Can Boost Holiday Joy

Charitable giving is a great way to bring families together. This year, consider browsing the community foundation’s website to discover information about the community you love.

News and Articles | November 21, 2017

For Advisors: Talk with Clients Now About Charitable Plans and Avoid Year End Stress

Many clients traditionally make many of their donations to charities at the end of each year, or rush to set up donor advised funds or other charitable vehicles in December. Learn more...

News and Articles | November 16, 2017

Community Foundation Hosts Women and Philanthropy at the Flagler Museum

The Community Foundation hosted more than 150 women at the inaugural Women and Philanthropy: A Powerful Force in the World on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 ...

News and Articles | November 6, 2017

Charitable Gifts of Appreciated Stock ...

Right now is a unique opportunity for your charitable giving. Why?

News and Articles | October 4, 2017

Community Foundation Grants Record $9.98 Million to Charities in Fiscal Year

The Community Foundation celebrated another year of monumental charitable giving. Collectively, community impact funds of the Community Foundation granted nearly $1.6 million to nonprofit organizations in 2017.

News and Articles | October 3, 2017

For Advisors: Why Clients Ask About Philanthropy Tools

According to the most recent U.S. Trust Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy conducted in partnership with the Indiana University Lilly Family School Philanthropy, 98% of high-net worth clients are giving to favorite charities each year.

News and Articles | September 14, 2017

For Advisors: Doing Good and Feeling Great - Keeping Up with the Clients' Mindset

Test your social impact savvy. try this pop quiz ...

News and Articles | September 13, 2017

Community Foundation Activates Hurricane Assistance Fund

The Community Foundation has activated its Hurricane Assistance Fund to help find solutions to the challenges Hurricane Irma brought for our nonprofit organizations.

City's racial and ethnic equality task force members revealed

West Palm Beach Mayor Keith James revealed the names of those who will be a part of the city's new Racial and Ethnic Equality Task Force. The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties is humbled and honored CEO Brad Hurlburt and Board Chair Julie Fisher Cummings have been named task force members.