Julie’s August MHN column: Get ready for charitable gift planning

Posted on Aug 31, 2017 | 0 comments

We are excited to invite all professional advisers in the region to a free workshop to earn CEUs on Wednesday, Sept. 27. The 25th annual Estate and Charitable Gift Planning Institute is a national event hosted locally to teach the finer details of planning estate gifts. The Continuing Education Units are available for attorneys, accountants, financial planners and trust officers, which includes one hour of ethics. The live telecast will be...

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Hoarding requires mental health help

Posted on Aug 17, 2017 | 0 comments

By Devan Gagliardo is the program director of the Community Foundation of Grundy County. Aug. 17, 2017 About four years ago, the issue of hoarding was brought to the attention of several organizations in Grundy County, which prompted the Community Foundation of Grundy County to provide a grant that allowed the creation of a hoarding task force led by a counselor from the Grundy County Health Department. Hoarding affects about 5 percent of the...

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Philanthropy isn’t about us, it’s about improving the county

Posted on Aug 3, 2017 | 0 comments

by Julianne Buck Executive Director August 3, 2017   Well, it finally happened. After years of wishing and promising, we finally got to New Hampshire to see Jim Baum’s mountain. Yes, Jim Baum bought a mountain. Well, it’s part of a mountain – 250 acres on the eastern slope of Moose Mountain just outside of Hanover, New Hampshire. Jim’s Dartmouth College roommate is affiliated with the City of Hanover and about 10 years ago they approached Jim...

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“Business to Business Award” to CFGC!

Posted on Aug 2, 2017 | 0 comments

The Community Foundation of Grundy County is proud to announce that we have been selected as “One of the Best Business to Business Services in Grundy County” for 2017 as voted on through the Morris Herald-News, the Herald-Life, and Shaw Media.  Thank you!   This may sound like a strange award for a non-profit, but we serve for- and non-profit corporations, so it’s fitting!   We serve for-profit corporations by offering them corporate donor...

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