2016 Annual Report: Balser Giving Circle

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Practice makes perfect giving for Our House Financial advisors help their clients be philanthropic, driving good in our region. In 2016, 45 advisors practiced what they preach as the inaugural participants in the Balser Giving Circle, where they dug deep into the power of philanthropy to make a difference around income …

Strategic Restructuring at work: The Center for Working Families, Inc.

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Two are so much stronger than one. For years, The Center for Working Families and New Hope Enterprises have operated independently to help move disadvantaged individuals out of poverty by providing soft and hard skills training, connection to employment and other supportive services. The two partners noticed that they were …

What’s new from Alicia? Building leverage in our community

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The Community Foundation relies on the generosity of our donors to make grants to worthy nonprofits in our region. Beyond grantmaking, we are committed to our role as a connector in the community, even if a contribution of funds is not involved. Here is one such example: Recently, our public …