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Year-end Fundraising Checklist

Two of the great truisms of fundraising are: (1) As much as 50% of all gifts come in the last six weeks of the year (2) Nearly 33% of all gifts come in December While study after study has indicated income tax deductions usually are not the reason people make…

Invest in the Next Generation by Becoming a STEM Mentor

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"] [et_pb_row admin_label="row"] [et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"]Catalyst Coalition is on a mission to invest in the emerging generation to teach them to engage in volunteerism and give back. They are looking for professionals with STEM backgrounds to meet virtually once a week with GSMST students who are working on…

Finding Scholarship Dollars for College

Are you worried about paying for college? As the cost of college tuition continues to rise, many families are struggling to cover costs. There are a variety of scholarship resources available for students with abilities ranging from average to super achiever and everyone in between. Whatever the student’s…

Upcoming Webinar: Estate Planning

This year, global crises permanently altered the ways we live, work, and experience the world. For some, those global crises are also personal crises. The courageous response to the present and future global and personal crises is to prepare in the best ways available. Join the Community Foundation…

Coronavirus Relief Fund

While these may be uncertain times, one thing we know for sure is that our nonprofits serving those in need will need our help now more than ever. From food co-ops and those providing shelter to organizations helping make sure kids at home have food and needed healthcare…

CEO Search Underway

We're looking for someone to fill Randy Redner's shoes - could that be you, or someone you know? As Randy recently announced, he is downsizing his career and this year will be stepping down as CEO/president of the Community Foundation. The hunt for our next CEO/president is underway…

[Webinar] Year-End Online Fundraising

Join Ronald Pruitt of 4aGoodCause on October 4 fro 11 am-12 pm to learn actionable steps a small-to-midsize nonprofit can take to raise more money online at year-end. In this webinar Ronald will guide you through: Crafting your year-end online appeal Types of online fundraising campaigns…

Join our Legacy Society!

We know that many of you desire to leave a legacy of giving and that is why we have decided to launch the Community Foundation’s Legacy Society at our GoodtoGive Celebration in August. We want to invite you to become a Founding Member of the Community Foundation’s Legacy…