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Joe Kunkel donates his expertise to local nonprofits
By The Community Foundation / April 8, 2021
After Joe Kunkel retired from his career with CarMax in 2014, he realized that he needed a way to stay mentally and socially active – and he was especially interested in finding ways to support his community.

Q&A with Tom and Scott Word
By The Community Foundation / April 7, 2021
Tom and Scott Word talk with us about their careers in tax and estate law, lessons they have learned over the years, and the reasons why advisors are important to philanthropy.

In sync on giving: Lawmakers from both parties support expansion of CARES Act deduction
By The Community Foundation / April 2, 2021
Four Republican senators, four Democrat senators, a House Democrat, and a House Republican have introduced legislation to expand the increased charitable deduction cap for non-itemizers to up to one-third of the standard deduction.

Red hot real estate: Structure smart gifts to charity without getting burned
By The Community Foundation / April 2, 2021
The housing market is showing no signs of slowing down in 2021. For certain clients, this presents a strong opportunity for charitable gifts of real estate, whether a primary residence, second home, rental property, or even niche commercial property that’s benefited from a multi-faceted pandemic marketplace.

Meet Natisha Knight, Director of Community Partnerships
By The Community Foundation / March 16, 2021
Joining the Community Foundation in late 2020, Natisha is the newest member of our Community Engagement team. We recently talked with her about her new role and why she believes advocacy can be a powerful (and not so scary) tool for nonprofits in advancing their missions.