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January 2019

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    Posted by James Mercado

    5 Philanthropic Moments To Remember From 2018

    January 3, 2019

    2018 was a year of accomplishing milestones, breaking giving records, and celebrating our community’s generosity. It’s been a privilege to partner with you this year as your philanthropic guide. Here is some of our favorite philanthropic moments...

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December 2018

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    Posted by Erin Johnson

    Connecting the Community Through the Arts

    December 14, 2018

    As we continue our Connected Communities blog series, Jamie White, Development Director of Columbia City Ballet shared an update on their 2018 Connected Communities project:

    Tell us about your Connected Communities project and its current...

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    Posted by JoAnn Turnquist

    Building a Community Together

    December 12, 2018

    Philanthropy is a powerful tool. It can transform communities and change lives. This is why the board and staff of Central Carolina Community Foundation believe so strongly in the importance of giving back to our community. This is why we strive...

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    Posted by Heather Sherwin

    Reasons to Consider a Donor Advised Fund at Year-End

    December 12, 2018

    December is a season of giving when a lot of people want to show gratitude. For many of us, that means considering how we can best help others by sharing what we have. At Central Carolina Community Foundation, we believe everyone can be a...

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November 2018

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    Posted by Heather Sherwin

    A Guide to the Year-End Giving Season

    November 21, 2018

    Want to make the most out of your charitable giving before 2019? Let us help you make an impact this holiday season.

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  • Suggested Ways to Donate from Your IRA

    November 8, 2018

    Like many individuals, your IRA may have increased in value over the years, leaving you with more income than you may need. You can benefit your favorite charity while decreasing your taxable income and satisfying your required minimum...

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  • Future IRA Gift Options

    November 8, 2018

    In addition to giving through your IRA now, here are other options for making future gifts from your IRA account to charity:

    Bequest of IRA

    You can designate a nonprofit as the beneficiary of your IRA. This permits you to continue to take...

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October 2018

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    Posted by James Mercado

    2018 Best and Brightest 35 And Under

    October 31, 2018

    Each year Columbia Business Monthly honors outstanding young professionals in the Midlands for their contributions to their community, careers, and families in their “Best and Brightest 35 and Under” feature. This year, our Program Associate,...

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    Posted by Erin Johnson

    Redefining Cycling in the Midlands

    October 31, 2018

    “We want to redefine what cycling is in the Midlands,” states Scott Nuelken, President and Chair, Cola Town Bike Collective. This is the goal of Cola Town Bike Collective’s project, Sprocket. The 2018 Connected Communities grant recipient aims...

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    Posted by JoAnn Turnquist

    After the Tragedy, We Must Come Together to Heal

    October 29, 2018

    In the wake of the terrible tragedy at the Tree of Life synagogue, our hearts are with the families of each of the victims, the Jewish community, the law enforcement community, and the people of Pittsburgh.

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    Posted by James Mercado

    No Tricks, This Blog is Full of Treats

    October 15, 2018

    The fall season is here, bringing with it the excitement of selecting costumes and discussions of trading candy! Just like the holiday season, Halloween is another great time to educate children on the importance of giving back.  It’s never too...

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    Posted by James Mercado

    More Than Yarn

    October 2, 2018

    Yarn may seem like an unusual item to use to bring a community together but that is exactly what it has done in Sumter. Sumter County Cultural Center’s Yarn Bomb project engaged local residents who share the love of crochet to brighten up the...

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September 2018

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    Posted by Heather Sherwin

    Have you heard of the charitable IRA rollover?

    September 20, 2018

    This is the time of year when we are all being asked by local nonprofits for our donations and support.  We wanted to make sure you are aware of a way to give that may benefit you or someone you know. 

    Have you heard of the charitable IRA...

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  • Posted by Keely Saye

    10 Reasons to Discuss the Community Foundation with Your Clients

    September 17, 2018

    There are many reasons why citizens choose the Community Foundation to fulfill their charitable goals. Following are ten of the most significant. 

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    Posted by James Mercado

    Welcome To Our New Interns

    September 6, 2018

    The Foundation is excited to welcome Antionna Fuller and Nora Jebali.

    Ms. Antionna Fuller is the Foundation’s first Philanthropy Intern. The full year internship program is in partnership with the University of South Carolina’s African...

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