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Blog, Racial Equity Hub | April 14, 2021

Making Grantmaking More Equitable

At CFPBMC we have worked with dozens of smaller nonprofits of color over the years. Some of those organizations have thrived, others have folded. Building healthy nonprofits requires strong leadership and dedicated staff. However, every organization that has these features does not always thrive and that is because of funding challenges. Not all dollars are ...

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Blog | April 14, 2021

Giving Together: Factors to Consider when Representing Couples

The Community Foundation can help professional advisors work with a couple to design a charitable giving plan that will create rewarding philanthropic experiences for both partners. In Giving as a Couple, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors reinforces the tenets we maintain as a team at the Community Foundation when working with a couple to develop and activate ...

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Blog, In The News, News and Articles, Racial Equity Hub | March 22, 2021

Standing in Solidarity with the Asian American and Pacific Islander Community

With profound sadness, we reflect on the senseless shooting in Atlanta that killed eight people. We grieve for the loss of life, and we send our condolences to mourning families who are coping with indescribable emotions. The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties stands firmly against violence and racial oppression in all its forms. This violent incident underscores ...

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Blog, Racial Equity Hub | February 25, 2021

A Look at Artistic History: Stories at the National Museum of African American History & Culture

In honor of Black History Month, we wanted to showcase some fantastic, likely unknown, stories about the courage, love, and talents of some of the most creative Americans. These stories are housed in the digital archives at the National Museum of African American History & Culture, the only national museum dedicated to sharing African ...

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Blog, Racial Equity Hub | February 23, 2021

The New DEI: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging (DEIB)

Adding to the DEI framework is another letter. B stands for "Belonging." But Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) are more than buzzwords. The DEIB framework is meant to improve workplace dynamics, workflow, productivity, and any organization's overall community. When an organization decides to incorporate these as core values, it sees a shift in ...

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Blog | February 15, 2021

Attract More Diverse Candidates

The new year is a busy time for industries of all kinds, as it emphasizes the expanding of resources and the hiring of new talent. In 2019, Harvard Business Review shared, "within 25 years, people of color are projected to be a majority in the United States. As this key demographic rapidly expands, businesses of ...

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Blog, Events, In The News, News and Articles, Publications and Resources, Racial Equity Hub | January 25, 2021

Announcing Our New President & CEO

Community Foundation proudly announces Danita D. Nias as its new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). A visionary thought leader with more than 20 years of experience in fundraising, strategic planning and institutional leadership in higher education, she succeeds Brad Hurlburt, who is retiring after seven years with the Foundation.  "Our board of directors is thrilled ...

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Blog | January 22, 2021

A Treat to Boost 2021: Congress Extends Charitable Giving Incentives

As your clients reboot after the whirlwind of 2020, now is a great time to address their charitable giving plans for 2021. COVID-19 has proven to be a marathon, not a sprint. Nonprofit organizations will rely on donors' generosity for the foreseeable future to stay afloat and serve the people who need their programs. Consider ...

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Blog, In The News, News and Articles | December 5, 2020

Assistance to Advisors: 2020 Charitable Giving Incentives

The odds of Biden's proposed tax plan becoming law depend on factors that won't be known until Georgia's run-off elections on January 5, which will decide whether the Democrats or the Republicans will control the United States Senate.  This uncertainty prevents advisors from having confidence in advising clients on implementing planning strategies that would take ...

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Blog, In The News, News and Articles | December 3, 2020

Part 2: Why Generosity Matters

Last month we shared the importance of giving your dollars, influence, and time. In this article, we discuss the health benefits of giving, as well as reflect on the impact of giving over the past year. There are plenty of opportunities for generosity, given the circumstances of the past year. 2020 saw the aftermath of ...