Naming charities as beneficiaries

Posted on Jun 24, 2016 | 0 comments

  What’s an easy way to leave money to your favorite charity?  Name the charity as the beneficiary of your qualified accounts.   For example, maybe you took out an insurance policy on your children when they were little.  Now that they’re grown and have their own income and insurance, you might not need that death benefit anymore.  Change the beneficiary to your favorite charity and they will receive the cash.   Other investments allow you to...

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Gagliardo: Working to change ‘the system’

Posted on Jun 9, 2016 | 0 comments

By Devan Gagliardo – Program Director of the Community Foundation of Grundy County June 9, 2016 Have you ever wished you could change “the system?” My guess is everyone reading this has said that at some time about some system for some reason. In most cases, none of us alone will change “the system.” Instead, it takes the cooperation and collaboration of many to see change. The Grundy Partnership for Children has been around for more than...

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