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Reminders for Impactful End-of-Year Giving

Reminders for Impactful End-of-Year Giving

Schedule a Meeting with Foundation Staff for Advice on Community Needs Whether you want to make short-term plans or are considering a long-term strategy, our team can share knowledge about our local nonprofits and the needs in our community. To schedule a meeting or...

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Proposed legislation: What’s in it for charitable giving?

Proposed legislation: What’s in it for charitable giving?

The nonpartisan Joint Committee on Taxation’s report issued just a few days ago is already creating a buzz among attorneys, accountants, and financial advisors who provide charitable planning advice to their clients. Here are four considerations as you navigate the...

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Help Your Clients With End Of Year Charitable Giving Tips

Help Your Clients With End Of Year Charitable Giving Tips

Contributions of noncash assets to a charitable fund at the end of the calendar year can be quick, easy, and a great philanthropic solution for your clients. Complex Assets The Community Foundation Tampa Bay can accept contributions of complex assets such as stock,...

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LEADERSHIP OF REGIONAL COUNCILS ANNOUNCED

LEADERSHIP OF REGIONAL COUNCILS ANNOUNCED

TAMPA, FL – The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay is pleased to announce that the four regional councils will be chaired by women for fiscal year 2021/2022. The councils are made up of volunteers in the Foundation's service areas including the Nature Coast,...

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Impact Story – Florida 1.27

Impact Story – Florida 1.27

Many churches want to help solve the foster crisis, but they don’t know where to begin - that is where Florida 1.27 has been making an impact since 2015. Florida 1.27’s easy-to-implement program equips churches in the Tampa Bay area to connect and support families in...

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In Memoriam, Jim Strenski

In Memoriam, Jim Strenski

The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay lost one if its most dedicated advocates last month. Jim Strenski, 91, passed away peacefully on July 7, 2021 in Clearwater. Jim was a loving husband, devoted father and grandfather, successful entrepreneur and generous...

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Impact Story – BlinkNow Foundation

Impact Story – BlinkNow Foundation

While most of our philanthropy is focused locally, our fundholders sometimes reach around the world with their generosity. One anonymously gives to BlinkNow, a nonprofit foundation serving an ever-growing, ever-inspiring community in Surkhet, Nepal. Their vision is a...

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Impact Story – Voices for Children

Impact Story – Voices for Children

The mission of Voices for Children is to provide support and advocacy for the abused, neglected, and abandoned children in our community. They partner with the Guardian ad Litem Program of Hillsborough County to ensure these children have the things they need to feel...

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Impact Story – Sun City Center Emergency Squad

Impact Story – Sun City Center Emergency Squad

Every year the Emergency Squad responds to over 5000 calls for emergency service. As the front line of community caregiving for over 57 years, the Sun City Center Emergency Squad provides more than basic life support emergency care: they provide a hand to hold when...

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An eye on the law: Recent updates and rulings

An eye on the law: Recent updates and rulings

The team at the community foundation stays on top of tax cases, IRS rulings, and legislation that could impact the advice and counsel you provide your clients on matters involving charitable giving. Here are a few current highlights and reminders we recommend you skim...

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Case study: How to spot a prime CRT opportunity

Case study: How to spot a prime CRT opportunity

Imagine that a client sits down at your conference room table and begins the meeting something like this: “I’ve got a prime tract of land I bought for $200,000 just 10 years ago, and now I am sure I could sell it for $2 million because the market is so hot for new...

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