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Community Foundation Welcomes Two New Board Members

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties has elected Alex Rubio and Earnie Ellison, Jr. to its board of directors. Rubio is a prominent business leader with NextEra Energy, Inc., serving as Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain. He has accountability for all aspects of the

Community Foundation Welcomes New VP for Community Impact

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties has hired January Romero Reissman as Vice President for Community Impact. “We have made a concerted effort to enhance our impact at the Community Foundation, and we are confident that January will help steward that mission,” said

Four Ways to Make Your Charitable Giving More Effective This Holiday Season

Feeling charitable for the holidays? The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties can help plan your giving. Here are four ways to make your charitable giving more effective: 1. Evaluate what you’re most passionate about & find a reputable charity.  Is it education,

IRA Charitable Rollover Offers Unique Giving Opportunity

An IRA Charitable Rollover provides owners of Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) with a unique giving opportunity to support their favorite charities without being subject to federal income tax on the distribution from a traditional IRA. This is particularly beneficial for those with a passion

End of Year Giving- the IRA Charitable Rollover Offers Unique Giving Opportunity

An IRA Charitable Rollover provides owners of Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) with a unique giving opportunity to support their favorite charities without being subject to federal income tax on the distribution from a traditional IRA. This is particularly beneficial for those with a passion

When Donating Non-Cash Gifts, Timing and Valuation is Important

Donating non-cash gifts like privately held stock can be tax-advantageous for you, but the donation process requires planning and a carefully laid out timeline that simple gifts of cash do not. Gifts of non-cash (or complex) assets can help you meet significant charitable goals while

Charitable Gifts of Appreciated Stock – Will You Seize the Moment?

Right now is a unique opportunity for your charitable giving.  Why? There are two reasons, most of us make our charitable contributions by the end of the year and also many of us own highly appreciated stock that could be subject to long-term capital gain taxes. Donating appreciated

Five Ways Your Community Foundation Can Boost Your Holiday Joy

Five Ways Your Community Foundation Can Boost Your Holiday Joy 1. Build family connections through philanthropy 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.

Savvy Donors Think Long-Term

Think of your favorite nonprofit organization. What benefits does it offer to our community? What services would be missing if it closed its door? How would it affect our community?  Increased competition for limited charitable dollars has taken its toll on many worthwhile organizations. A vast

The End of the Year is Almost Upon Us -Why the Donor-Advised Fund is a Wise Option

Donor-advised funds (or charitable giving funds) are the fastest growing philanthropic planning vehicle in today’s wealth management marketplace. Donor-advised funds have risen dramatically in popularity over the last several years. This type of giving vehicle is popular because they allow an