A guide for tax preparers of the 990-PF, this publication highlights those areas most commonly completed incorrectly and provides explanations and directions for proper completion.
Reviewed and signed by every Connecticut Council for Philanthropy Director annually.
The BBB Wise Giving Alliance Standards for Charity Accountability were developed to assist donors in making sound giving decisions and to foster public confidence in charitable organizations. The standards seek to encourage fair and honest solicitation practices, to promote ethical conduct by charitable organizations and to advance support of philanthropy.
Gives you the Why, Who, When and How to discuss charitable giving with your clients.
From the Connecticut Toolkit for Giving: You may make direct gifts to charities from your current income and/or assets by writing a check to your favorite charity. Direct gifts provide immediate financial support for religious organizations, educational institutions, and many other nonprofits working to meet important community needs in such areas as health care, the arts, the environment, civic improvement or human services.
From the Connecticut Toolkit for Giving: Community foundations are charitable organizations that may administer endowed funds primarily for local purposes, to solve community or regional problems and improve the lives of people in their geographic area.