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New Tax Reform May Impact Charitable Giving

December 19, 2017

Tax reform likely to impact the charitable deduction For many HCF donors, the year 2017 may be the last year to utilize income tax savings from their charitable gifts. Proposed tax law will eliminate some tax

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Foundation Awarded Grant to StreetSpark

December 8, 2017

At the December 7th Board of Trustee meeting, the StreetPark Mural Project was awarded $25,000 and was just one organization to receive funding from the Foundation.  Through a partnership between the City of

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IRA Rollover easy way to give

December 8, 2017

The IRA Charitable Rollover is now a permanent provision of the Tax Code that allows people age 70½ and older to make direct transfers totaling up to $100,000 per year, per individual, to qualified charities,

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Welcome new Board Members

December 8, 2017

At the Annual Meeting in September, three new community members were elected to serve three-year term.  We are pleased to welcome Cynamon Trokhan, Helen "Niki" Motley and Robert "Bob" Long. Cynamon Trokhan,

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Foundation Honors Educators

October 24, 2017

Hamilton Community Foundation Honors Educators A total of 17 educators were recognized at the 15th annual Harry T. Wilks “Hamilton Celebrates Education” event Thursday, October 19, at the Courtyard by

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HCF Grant Helps Animals

August 16, 2017

On a cold day in early April, a stray dog with a badly swollen leg arrived at the Animal Friends Humane Society. “After no one came to claim her, we took an x-ray and found an extreme fracture,” says Animal

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