Donor Newsletter January 2016 Tag

Just four months after the devastating wildfires ravaged Lake County, community members are planning the next phase of recovery. Their determination to rebuild is supported by government, private and nonprofit resources. Earlier in January, Senator Mike McGuire announced that the new California state budget will include...

Healdsburg Area Fund Board Chair, Taya Levine will pen a regular column for the Healdsburg Tribune, called Casting Light. The column will illuminate local philanthropy and its impact on the community. Check out the first installment here....

Senior Philanthropic Advisor, Kristin Nelson, experimented with her family recently. As part of a community read-along, her family followed the advice and recommendations of New York Times columnist Ron Lieber, in The Opposite of Spoiled in pursuit of raising her daughter, Poppy, as a generous and...

Late last year, the IRS increased estate and gift limits from $5.43 million to $5.45 million per individual and married couples may gift $10.9 million. Forbes reports on the inflationary update and considers what is still to come considering the November election....

Inspired by the Press Democrat slide show of the most checked out library books in 2015, some of our board and staff have agreed to share a compelling book they read in 2015. Beth’s pick The Road to Character by David Brooks My favorite book always tends to...

Iconoclast David Bowie rocked the world of music, art and finance. Yes. Finance, too. Bowie’s creativity bridged the world of rock and roll and Wall Street when he pioneered bonds backing the future revenue of 25 albums he recorded prior to 1990.  Learn more about his...

We love this list of aspirational, big though approaches to living life with resolve and goodwill ever day of the year (not just in January). Brainpickings compiled the summaries of fifteen resolutions inspired by some of the best published thinkers in recent time including, John...

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