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Live Like Sancy – The Sancy Shaw Memorial Fund

  Donate to Live Like Sancy To support causes that embody what it means to “Live Like Sancy” Sancy Jo Shaw brought her passion for life “beyond four walls” to everyone she met, wrapped in a package of love that made each one feel special.  The Sancy Shaw Memorial Fund has been established...

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Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund Donor of the Month: David High

Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund Donor of the Month: David High How do you enjoy trails? The trail systems are what I consider to be my “church”. I have found that the soft dirt under my feet is my spiritual and psychological escape.  I enjoy riding and running at every opportunity I get as…

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What is a IRA Charitable Rollover?

What is an IRA Charitable Rollover? A board member of The Community Foundation once observed that “the only good thing about turning 70.5 was the IRA Charitable Rollover.” Congress introduced the IRA Charitable Rollover in 2006 as part of the Pension Protection Act (PPA). It was an effort to help reduce taxes and…

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Yampa Valley Gives Day raises record amount for area nonprofits

Yampa Valley Gives Day raises record amount for area nonprofits *From the Steamboat Pilot & Today written by Nicole Miller Editor’s note: The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club raised $88,411 on Tuesday. The Family Development Center raised the most money in 2017. The nonprofit that collected the most money in 2018 won’t be known...

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Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund Donor of the Month: Kim Hornsby

Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund Donor of the Month: Kim Hornsby How do you enjoy trails? My favorite thing to do in the world is mountain biking the Steamboat area trails. In fact, it was one of the main reasons that I moved here and what continues to keep me here. I am a…

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Planned Giving Tip of the Month

Hay Bales-Sleeping Giant- PASSION

Planned Giving Tip of the Month You Can’t Take it With You. But Some Try….in Strange Ways. You’ve heard it a million times—you can’t take it with you! Maybe not, but some people leave behind some strange things when they pass away, and sometimes they provide unexpected twists in the plotline of who…

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Anna Poirot – Routt County, Colorado Winner 2011

Anna Poirot Routt County, Colorado Winner 2011 Anna Poirot was awarded $1,500 for travel to Norway for one year under Steamboat Rotary youth exchange program.  Her program included attending local schools and living with several host families.  This is a later, follow up the report she sent in January 2016. I’m not sure…

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Planned Giving Tip of the Month: August

IRA Qualified Charitable Distributions: Understand the benefits and increase your value as  a donor If you are age 70½ or older, you can use a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) to move money directly from your IRA to a charity.  For traditional and Inherited IRAs, you can direct a portion or all of your required distribution…

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Planned Giving Tip of the Month: June

Real Estate – Give While Enjoying Its Use Planned Giving Tip of the Month: June As you are considering making charitable gifts as part of your long-term financial and estate plans, you may want to consider ways a primary residence, vacation home or certain farm properties can be used to make a future…

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IMPACT100

IMPACT 100 – The Next Generation of Giving What is IMPACT 100? The concept is simple: 100 people donate $100 and collectively make an impact with a grant of $10,000. IMPACT 100 mobilizes the next generation to support initiatives that make our community a better place.    Each season has four social events…

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