Professional Advisor Legacy Planner e-News December 2015
Previous editions of Legacy Planner e-News can be found HERE.
FY2016 Grants Announced
The Community Foundation announces its FY2016 Strategic and Impact Grantees. Just over $167,737 will support 32 nonprofits in the areas of children and youth programs, animal welfare, the arts, health care, basic human needs, elder care, and more. Sixteen grantees working in the Community Foundation's strategic areas of basic human needs, health care, and school-readiness for children are receiving grants totaling $334,144. These funds are in addition to the grants provided from designated, donor-advised, and agency funds.
Charitable Gifts Through Stock Transfers - Things You Should Know
Endow Maryland Tax Credits Still Available for 2015
Last January, tax credits for individuals and businesses in Maryland making a contribution to permanent endowed funds held by community foundations became available. Gifts of $1,000 or more to these funds qualify for federal and Maryland state charitable deductions, plus a 25 percent Maryland state tax credit. New permanent endowed funds can be opened as well, with a $25,000 gift. All gifts must be received before December 31, 2015 to qualify. Click HERE to learn more.
"It's REAL Video - Making a REAL Difference in Frederick County
A new video, titled "It's REAL," highlights the many ways that Community Foundation grants and scholarships make a REAL difference in the lives of countless people in Frederick County. Learn how grants and scholarships care for, enhance, and advance the community. Click HERE to watch the video.
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