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The Minneapolis Foundation Launches Faith In Each Other Fund

To stand with Minnesota’s Jewish community in a time of elevated uncertainty and threats, The Minneapolis Foundation today launched its first Faith In Each Other Fund. This charitable fund will support a Jewish community-wide security initiative, helping local Jewish organizations address security needs in the face of recent anti-Semitic threats…

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Making a gift of stock: A tax-smart charitable strategy

As I write this, the S&P 500 is up more than 20 percent in the last 12 months and 74 percent over the last five years. If your clients have a goal of building or preserving their personal wealth and are heavily invested in stocks, this has probably been a…

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5 Reasons Your Client with a Private Foundation Might Benefit from a Donor Advised Fund

At The Minneapolis Foundation, I’m proud to be part of a team with a 100-year track record of helping generous people support the causes they care about…

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Identifying a Strategy That's Right for Us

The Minneapolis Foundation recently asked Lou and Allan Burdick how their charitable giving evolved after they decided to change the vehicle they use for their giving, making the transition from a private family foundation to a Donor Advised Fund. Here's what they had to say.

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What’s the recipe for a perfect Sunday evening? If gourmet food, craft beer, and a chance to give back to the community sound good to you, grab your tickets now for Graze 4 Good.

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Words for Winter

Was that a snippet of poetry on that construction sign? If you saw it on Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis this week, it probably was…

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