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11/22/2021

Year-End Planning Strategies: Go with What Works

Tags: Legacy, Philanthropy, Federation

Congress continues to negotiate the budget reconciliation package with details constantly in flux. The fluid political dynamic makes predicting which tax changes will become law a challenge. Despite the legislative uncertainty, you can still take advantage of these tax-wise strategies before year-end.

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10/01/2021

Federation Selected For Grinspoon LIFE & LEGACY Initiative

Tags: Federation, Family, PJ Library, Day Schools, Partner, Philanthropy

Federation Selected For Grinspoon LIFE & LEGACY Initiative

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland was selected to participate in the 2021 LIFE & LEGACY initiative, a national Jewish legacy giving program run by the Harold Grinspoon Foundation.

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01/26/2021

Teens Making a Difference: Saltzman Youth Panel Blog

Tags: Federation, Teens, Philanthropy, Blog

Teens Making a Difference: Saltzman Youth Panel Blog

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland's Saltzman Youth Panel program educates Jewish Cleveland students about the philanthropic process. The panelists, made up of high school juniors and seniors, work together to understand various community needs and then make a formal recommendation to the Federation’s Board of Trustees on how to distribute up to $50,000 in grant funding. Through this program, participants develop their leadership and group consensus building skills as they learn about the community decision-making and most importantly, tzedakah.

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12/14/2020

Exercise Care When Discussing Estate Plan with Family

Tags: Federation, Blog, legacy, Philanthropy

Exercise Care When Discussing Estate Plan with Family

Communicating with family during the estate planning process can help mitigate any issues and make it easier for important decisions to be made.

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12/14/2020

Estate Plan – Business Decision or Value Statement

Tags: Federation, Blog, legacy, Philanthropy

Estate Plan – Business Decision or Value Statement

Creating an estate plan – or updating one – is probably on your to do list. And, if you are like so many others, it has probably been on the list for a while now.

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12/08/2020

Ideas for Year End Giving

Tags: Legacy, Philanthropy, Federation

Your gift to the Jewish Federation of Cleveland provides meaningful support to those in need.

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10/29/2020

Mariely Luengo Receives Irene Zehman Award

Tags: Federation, Women, Philanthropy, Awards, Video

Mariely Luengo Receives Irene Zehman Award

Mariely Luengo is the 2020 recipient of the Irene Zehman Volunteer Award. Each year, the Federation recognizes an unsung Jewish woman or group of women who demonstrate the highest ideals and practices of volunteer service on behalf of the Jewish and/or general community.

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10/19/2020

Year-End Planning Points

Tags: Legacy, Philanthropy

As you and your clients turn to year-end tax and charitable planning, there are several additional factors this year that can influence key decisions. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause economic uncertainty; and the election may bring significant changes to income tax and estate and gift tax laws.

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06/25/2020

Donor Advised Funds Provide ‘One-Stop-Shopping’ for Philanthropy

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Donor Advised Funds Provide ‘One-Stop-Shopping’ for Philanthropy

Donor advised funds make charitable giving easy by providing a single, simple process to donate to numerous causes.

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06/05/2020

WATCH: Women IN Philanthropy Panel Discussion on Crip Camp

Tags: Federation, Live, Women, Philanthropy, Partner Agency

WATCH: Women IN Philanthropy Panel Discussion on Crip Camp

Women IN Philanthropy hosted a panel discussion on the award-winning film Crip Camp, where they talked about the movie, the American Disabilities Act, and how our Cleveland Jewish community is helping to continue this important work.

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