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Category: Legacy

Pen Your Legacy

We all desire to leave our mark on the world. At the Community Foundation, we have the unique privilege of helping donors become the author of their unique legacies. When people think of legacy planning, often they initially think in terms of assets that they will pass along to their children and grandchildren. However, when…

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Joe and Pam Alexander: Founding Benefactors of the Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville Continue a Visionary Legacy as Inaugural Lifetime Community Partners

In the realm of philanthropy, the power of community foundations cannot be overstated. These organizations serve as catalysts for positive change, connecting passionate individuals with impactful causes in their local communities. The Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville stands as a testament to this spirit, thanks to the visionary efforts of Joe and Pam Alexander, who…

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Seven Myths about Planned Giving

The reality is that anyone – no matter their income level – can make a planned gift.  In fact, most planned gifts are made by donors of moderate means.  You’ve been generous throughout your lifetime.  By being intentional, you can continue that legacy of generosity after you are gone. If you are updating your full…

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Improve Your Impact Through Planned Giving

By Wayne Olson When people think about fundraising, they often turn to events such as balls, galas, walks or runs. While these get ample attention, they are not the primary source of much-needed funding for most nonprofits. The best, and by far the most productive support for churches and charities comes from planned giving. When…

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