Making Informed Decisions

If volatile market conditions persist, gifts of hard-to-value assets may become popular substitutes for appreciated stock gifts. That's why we're keeping a close eye on the IRS's scrutiny of Form 8283, "Non-cash Charitable Contributions," especially now that the final regulations governing substantiation and reporting have taken effect.
The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act was signed into law with an effective date of January 1, 2020. The retirement legislation includes policy changes that will impact retirement plans and participants in those plans in many ways. Although some of the changes are helpful for income tax planning, many are not and may result in a larger income tax burden to a participant and his/her family. To lessen the income tax burden, there are charitable giving alternatives that may help.
In this webinar, recorded March 20, 2020, participants learn key findings from the Civic Participation & Giving chapter of the current Boulder County TRENDS Report.

Last week our CEO, Jeff Hirota, joined other foundation leaders at the Knight Media Forum in Miami and was one of three panelists for "Amplifying Voices From Underrepresented Communities."

Others participating in the panel included Maria Hinojosa, President and Founder, Futuro Media Group and Martin Reynolds, Co-Executive Director, Maynard Institute. The moderator was Jennifer Choi, News Integrity Initiative, Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism, CUNY.

The Knight Media Forum is the premier gathering for funders and media leaders working to strengthen local news, community and democracy.

Jeff focused on your Community Foundation Boulder County's journey to launching our Equity Reporting Initiative - an outgrowth of our TRENDS Report.

Learn more about this important work by viewing the whole session or just Jeff's remark starting at 26:48. View video