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2021 Gala is Nearly Sold Out

September 25, 2021, is the date of the 26th annual Toast to Our Towns Gala, honoring the amazing people who have dedicated themselves to serving Eastern Jackson County and surrounding communities. We have had a tremendous response this year from our donors, partners, and supports that we are nearly sold out! We have just a few tickets available, but they are going fast.
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Creating a Legacy - Top 5 Reasons to Make a Bequest

A bequest is a gift made as part of a will or trust. A bequest can be to a person, or a nonprofit organization, trust, or foundation. Anyone can make a bequest in any amount. But why? Why is a bequest necessary?
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Feature - Making Education a Priority

Mike and Sharon Lutz live in the small, rural community of Butler. They have raised two daughters, built a business, and enjoyed a peaceful life far from the hustle and bustle of the KC metro. They knew they wanted to do something in their hometown, something that would make a lasting difference.

THCF is a Leader in Operational Excellence

As a member of the Council on Foundations, Truman Heartland Community Foundation has shown consistent operational excellence, affording us the privilege of displaying the official National Standards Seal on our materials and website.
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YAC Students Seeks Volunteer Opportunities

Youth Advisory Council (YAC) students are exceptional in so many ways. They are natural leaders with a passion for service and community. YAC students volunteer at nonprofit organizations in and around Eastern Jackson County to do their part in making the region a better place to live, work, and serve. We are currently seeking some new group volunteer opportunities for our YAC students.

Philanthropy – A Family Affair

Using a Donor Advised Fund (DAF) allows you to add strategy to your annual giving. But did you know that a DAF could also be used to create a personal legacy? Or a family legacy?

Securing your Income with a CGA

If you want to donate to charity but are concerned about how it might affect your income in retirement, you may want to consider setting up a charitable gift annuity (CGA).
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Give Smart - Donor Advised Funds End Record-keeping Woes

If you are like most people, the idea of sitting down at your desk writing dozens of checks, making notes, and gathering receipts and records is not your idea of a good time.
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Event – Professional Advisor Seminar

Join nationally renowned speaker Bryan Clontz, Ph.D., CFP®, CAP®, for a highly interactive webinar on Donor Advised Funds: The Swiss Army Knife of Charitable Planning.

RMDs and Designated Funds

Learn different ways to fulfill your annual required minimum distribution (RMD).



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