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Giving Options for IRA Qualified Charitable Distributions

Written By: Jennifer Perry, CAP®, M.B.A., Interim Managing Director, Regional Team, ACF of Sedona As a philanthropic advisor, I spend most of my time helping individuals develop impactful ways to support causes they care about. This can involve helping them find charities in line with their interests. It also involves working with individuals and their…
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Tips to maximize tax benefits for year-end giving

By: Kimberly Kur, JD, CAP®, Chief Development Officer Partnering with ACF and engaging with your professional advisors at calendar year-end can help bring charitable goals to life while maximizing individual tax advantages for the tax year. Consider a bunching strategy. You can benefit from a charitable tax deduction by combining multiple years of intended gifts…
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Benefits of Working with a Community Foundation

Written by: Jennifer Perry, CAP®, M.B.A., Interim Managing Director, Regional Team, ACF of Sedona A question I get asked frequently is: “Why would I work with a community foundation for my charitable giving versus giving directly to a charity?”  The answer can have many facets depending on each individual donor. But there are three main…