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What philanthropy means to me: Jasmine's take

by Jasmine McCabe-Gossett, Donor Services Director en·dow·ment - [inˈdoumənt, enˈdoumənt]: A quality or ability possessed or inherited by someone. This definition excites me because you truly have the ability to...

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Preserving a Loved One's Legacy

To preserve a loved one’s legacy by establishing a way to create lasting impact on the causes that mattered to them is a beautiful gift. It’s a gift we have...

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Beloved CFA Operations Director Retires After 15 Years

They say if you love what you do, you'll never work a day in your life. If that's true, then it may very well be that Nita Slaton hasn't worked...

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Woman Battling Cancer Gives Back to Organization as a CFA Community Grantmaker

Robyn Wertheim is one of the community grantmakers chosen to recommend a $100 mini-grant to a local nonprofit organization, and the cause she has chosen is one that has personally...

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How "Bunching" and Donor-Advised Funds Can Maximize Your Giving

by Courtney Vletas, Development and Donor Services Director Last year, we were concerned that the new tax law might cap or eliminate the charitable deduction. Fortunately, it didn’t. However, for...

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Shopping, Giving, and Making a Difference

In 2015 alone, Americans gave a record $373.25 billion to charities, up 4% from the year before. So have you ever wondered how much of that giving happens at the...

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