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Can Nonprofits Earn Interest on Rainy Day Savings?

Many local nonprofits rely on donations to provide the majority of their financial support.   As a solution, smart nonprofits are turning to investments to earn interest and grow a substantial 'rainy day' reserve.    Nonprofit Investment Funds authorize the Community Foundation to manage

Myths about a Community Foundation

There are many misconceptions about donating through the Community Foundation. MYTH: I can only donate through the Community Foundation to charities in Palm Beach and Martin Counties. FACT: You may donate to any charity in the USA and, in most situations, you may support international

108 Local Students Receive Scholarships from Community Foundation

This year, 108 deserving students are fulfilling their educational dreams thanks to the donors of the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties. These students are the recipients of 1,069,500 in scholarships awarded by the organization. The Community Foundation has more than 100

Community Foundation Announces New CFO

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven Erjavec as chief financial officer. Erjavec provides strategic leadership related to both the day-to-day operations and the financial business of the Foundation. He directs the

Donor Advised Funds Make an Impact

If you think that a donor advised fund is used only to meet the philanthropic goals of an individual donor –read on.  Yes, a donor-advised fund, or DAF, is a philanthropic vehicle established at a public charity. It allows donors to make a charitable contribution, receive an immediate tax benefit

Sheila Kinman Elected to Community Foundations National Standards Board

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties’ vice president for development, Sheila Kinman, CAP©, has been elected to the Community Foundations National Standards Board (CFNSB), a supporting organization of the Council on Foundations. The CFNSB is a collegial group of

Community Foundation Honors John and Lore Dodge at 2018 Founder’s Award Luncheon

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties hosted the fifth annual Founder’s Award Luncheon on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at the Kravis Center’s Cohen Pavilion. Lore and John Dodge received the Founder’s Award for their lives of community service and charity. Lore currently serves on

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 Tuesday, May 8, 2018. The celebration of philanthropy will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Kravis Center’s Cohen Pavilion. Lore and John Dodge will receive

Community Foundation Awards Half a Million in ‘GO Grants’ to Nonprofit Organizations

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties awarded more than half a million dollars to nonprofit organizations in Palm Beach and Martin Counties through its new GO Grants program. GO Grants are general operating grants – monetary assistance to nonprofits for both program and

How Will Charitable Giving Benefit Those Who Aren't Itemizing Deductions?

IRA Charitable Rollover If you are 70½ or older, you may be interested in a way to lower the income and taxes from your IRA withdrawals.  An IRA charitable rollover is the perfect way to help your favorite causes and charities benefit this year.  To avoid any tax liability, IRA distributions