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CARES Act Provisions: The Good News for Charitable Giving

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) includes a wide range of financial assistance designed to ease many of the financial burdens caused by the pandemic and provisions designed to help stimulate charitable giving right now.
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Foundation Events: Update on Planned Events

Truman Heartland is postponing in-person meetings and events in March and April and evaluating those beyond that date in the coming weeks.

Give Smart: Donor Advised Funds in Times of Crisis

As our Eastern Jackson County community navigates the challenge of the coronavirus, nonprofit organizations need support now more than ever and people with Donor Advised Funds are uniquely positioned to help.

Community Initiative Receives $60k Grant

Truman Heartland Community Foundation was recently awarded a $60,000 grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation in support of their new community initiative, Job Skills for New Careers.

Give Smart: Use Your RMD to Support Students

A scholarship fund is an easy and effective way to fulfill your RMD, lower your taxable income and make a long-term impact in the community.

New VP of Advancement: Welcoming Cole Eason

Truman Heartland Community Foundation welcomes Cole Eason as Vice President of Advancement.

Give Smart: Growing Your Donor Advised Fund

Having a Donor Advised Fund helps you become more organized and strategic with your giving. As your philanthropic interests grow, there are a number of ways you can increase your Donor Advised Fund to enhance your giving plan and build a lasting legacy.

Youth Advisory Council was Freezin' for a Reason

The 10th Annual Youth Advisory Council fundraiser, Freezin' for a Reason, was held on Saturday, January 25th at Summit Ice. All proceeds are used to build up the YAC Endowment Fund at Truman Heartland and help support youth-serving nonprofits in the community.

Retirement Planning: Retire With Confidence

As a charitable-minded person, there are steps you can take now to help you continue to support the causes you care about and retire with confidence.

Legacy of Giving: Easiest Year-End Gift

Between now and the end of the year, you’re striving to give generously to the charities, ministries and people who matter to you. As you think about the ways that your giving can make a difference, don’t forget the impact of an estate gift.



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