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06/28/2017

Roe Green Creates $10M Endowment

Tags: Federation, Arts, Campaign, Philanthropy

Roe Green Creates $10M Endowment

The arts provide a common language spoken by every culture which is why philanthropist Roe Green of Lyndhurst is deepening her investment in the arts by establishing a $10M fund that will create endowments in support of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Campaign for Jewish Needs and Cleveland Israel Arts Connection.

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03/29/2017

Act Now: Gifts of Appreciated Securities!

Tags: Legacy, Philanthropy, Federation

Act Now: The time is right for gifts of appreciated securities!

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11/10/2016

Act Now for Year-End Tax Savings!

Tags: Legacy, Philanthropy, Federation

Read now for our guide to the advantages of giving on or before December 31, 2016.

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10/20/2016

Teens Learn Jewish Values, Philanthropy

Tags: Federation, Teens, Philanthropy, Blog

Teens Learn Jewish Values, Philanthropy

On Sunday, October 9, the 2016-17 Saltzman Youth Panel opened our first meeting by talking about an amazing individual. There are many words to describe Maurice Saltzman – orphan, businessman, and entrepreneur are just a few that come to mind. The most important word I can use to describe Mr. Saltzman would be teacher.

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09/16/2016

DAFs Flexible Complement to Estate Plan

Tags: Federation, Philanthropy

DAFs Flexible Complement to Estate Plan

There are well over 200,000 active donor advised funds in the United States, and they are an increasingly popular way for individuals and families to manage their charitable giving.

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08/05/2016

$1M Gift Benefits Hebrew Shelter Home

Tags: PR, Philanthropy

$1M Gift Benefits Hebrew Shelter Home

The Hebrew Shelter Home has become an important part of Lois Davis’s life.

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05/04/2016

Donor Advised Funds for Baby Boomers

Tags: Giving, Federation, PR, Philanthropy, Endowment

Baby Boomers – who are we? It would take much more than a few words to define us. We do know that Baby Boomers as a group are generous people. Americans over 65 are more likely to donate than any other age group, and on average, more than double what adults 25 – 34 give, says a new Merrill Lynch study. Whether donating money or time, it is safe to say that Baby Boomers are looking for ways to make our world a better place.

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04/20/2016

Meet Madeline: A Saltzman Youth Panelist

Tags: Federation, Teens, Philanthropy, Blog

Meet Madeline: A Saltzman Youth Panelist

On Sunday, April 10th, the 2015-2016 Saltzman Youth Panel had its last session. Although a meeting of reflection, from the moment we cracked open the first box of pizza to the final minutes sharing our take-aways, the panel was collectively passionate, driving to achieve a common goal. Throughout the meeting, I was constantly reminded of the high quality of leadership on the Saltzman Youth Panel. With complete confidence I can say I learned something new every time a fellow panelist spoke. This was exciting, as well as something that speaks volumes about who and what make up the Saltzman Youth Panel.

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02/15/2016

Making Tough Decisions

Tags: Federation, Teens, Philanthropy, Blog

Making Tough Decisions

Saltzman Youth Panel is a truly unique experience. Working as a group, Jewish Cleveland teens are given the opportunity to allocate funds to the Jewish community and beyond. Recently, my fellow panelists and I were truly able to experience this unique aspect of Saltzman.

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12/21/2015

Sen. Brown Supports Tax Provisions

Tags: Federation, PR, Philanthropy

Federation Board Chair Reneé Chelm thanks Senator Sherrod Brown for his support in extending tax provisions that encourage charitable giving. Read the full story here.

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