Estate Planning, Leaving Your Legacy with the Community
The Sleeping Giant Society Planning your estate involves understanding your family’s legacy and how they want to be remembered. Developing your charitable giving within yourRead more.
Picture Your Legacy
At YVCF, we frequently ask donors, “what are you most passionate about?” and “what legacy would you like to leave in the world?” Many peopleRead more.
Leaving a Legacy as Part of your Estate Plans
Legacy Gifts A legacy gift to your favorite charitable cause can come in many forms. It is important to be clear in your instructions soRead more.
Charitable Giving Tip for June
What inspires you to give? How do you want to make a difference in the world? Answering questions like these is the first step towardRead more.
Charitable Giving Tip
Double your donation: Ask your employer about corporate matching gifts Many corporations have matching gift programs that match your personal donation to charitable organizations.Read more.
Charitable Giving through Retirement Funds: Choosing Charity over Taxes
Estate planners and tax advisers often recommend retirement assets as the most tax-effective asset to distribute to charity. These assets are not only vulnerable toRead more.
Planned Giving Tip of the Month: February, 2019
BREAKING DOWN: What is a Charitable Remainder Trust A central idea of a charitable remainder trust is to reduce taxes. This is done by firstRead more.
Planned Giving Tip of the Month: January 2019
Remember to include Retirement Benefits and your IRA in your philanthropy Many donors have some form of retirement plan, be it a 401(k,) 403(b), 457Read more.
Planned Giving Tip of the Month
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 takeRead more.
Planned Giving Tip of the Month – October
The “Queen of Soul” did not have a will – do you? When Aretha Franklin passed away on August 16th, she left behind a musicalRead more.
Planned Giving Tip of the Month – September
Are your giving vehicles aligned with what is important to you financially? A Yampa Valley Community Foundation donor-advised fund account can enhance your overall charitableRead more.
Fast-growing donor-advised funds can offer unique perks
Local business owners, individuals, and groups are turning to donor-advised funds to meet their charitable and financial needs. Offering both flexibility and tax efficiency, donor-advisedRead more.
Planned Giving Tip of the Month: August
Choosing a Charity for Your Legacy There are so many great causes to choose from in the Yampa Valley and beyond – how do youRead more.
Giving Tip: Think Value, not just Dollars
How to prepare a meaningful wealth transfer plan Become a Part of the Community Ultimately, wealth transfer is about more than dollars; it’s about yourRead more.
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 ofRead more.
Planned Giving Tip of the Month – May 2018
You’re Never Too Young Planning ahead is not just for the elderly. Neither are planned gifts. Right now you may be focused on accumulating assetsRead more.
Planned Giving Tip of the Month – April 2018
Thinking of Selling a Rental Property? Did you know…that appreciated rental property from which you’ve deducted depreciation expense makes a doubly great gift to charity?Read more.