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Thought of the day:

“He plants trees to benefit another generation.”  Caecilius Statius (220 BC – 168 BC)

Now is the time to look into a donor advised fund

by Jim Baum — Past President of Community Foundation of Grundy County November 28, 2912   I want to share with you a service at the Community Foundation of Grundy County that might make sense for you this year because of the uncertainty of next year’s charitable deductions. Years ago, Carol and I set up …

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From Grundy County: If you make a wish…

By Devan Gagliardo — Program Director for Community Foundation of Grundy County If you make a wish, it might be granted Wish List project seeks to help area organizations   As I write this, Santa is making his list and checking it twice. He’s finding out who is naughty and who is nice. While Santa …

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Protected: November 2012 Minutes

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Economic Impact – November 2012

Please click this link to open the pdf file: Endow IL Report 11-2012 by RETAC-1

Quote from US News & World Report – 112612

“Data suggests that for every dollar a donor gets in tax relief, the public typically receives $3 of benefit. No other tax provision generates that kind of positive public impact.” is from this article: http://www.usnews.com/opinion/articles/2012/11/26/should-the-charitable-tax-deduction-be-eliminated