Blog Entries - December 2017

Now accepting scholarship applications for area high school seniors

Posted on: December 22, 2017
Tags: Grants
The Hamilton Community Foundation announces it is now accepting scholarship applications for area high school seniors. The online application will be available beginning December 22, 2017 through January 22, 2018. High school seniors in the read more …

New Tax Reform May Impact Charitable Giving

Posted on: December 19, 2017
Tags: Grants
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 deductions (state and local income taxes) and read more …

IRA Rollover easy way to give

Posted on: December 8, 2017
Tags: IRA gifts, Grants
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, without having to count the transfers as read more …

Welcome new Board Members

Posted on: December 8, 2017
Tags: Board Members
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, partner with Parrish, Marcum & Trokhan, read more …

Foundation Awarded Grant to StreetSpark

Posted on: December 8, 2017
Tags: Grants
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 Hamilton and the Fitton Center for Creative read more …