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    Expand Your Charitable Reach

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    Expand Your Charitable Reach

    As a kid, Zachary Conway’s financial advisor father tried to instill good savings and charitable habits. Conway, founder and CEO of Seeds Investor, recently told the Framework podcast team about how that worked. When he got his monthly allowance, he divided it up among several containers: o …

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    How to Make Charitable Giving Part of Your Financial Plan

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    How to Make Charitable Giving Part of Your Financial Plan

    COVID-19 caused an economic shockwave that we’ll feel for a long time. Nonprofits, from large global networks to the local churches, have been hit hard, too. In a recent survey of 110 nonprofits, 80% of them said revenue had fallen across the board.

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    How a Donor-Advised Fund Can Help Your Charitable Giving

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    How a Donor-Advised Fund Can Help Your Charitable Giving

    Giving is an important part of our society. It provides us the opportunity to support causes we believe in and make a positive impact. Giving isn’t always about donating money. It can also include volunteering time or donating goods and resources. Here are some examples of the impact:

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    Are You Guilty of “Peanut Butter Philanthropy”? How to Overcome Your Best Impulse and Give Strategically

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    Are You Guilty of “Peanut Butter Philanthropy”? How to Overcome Your Best Impulse and Give Strategically

    The so-called “Peanut Butter Manifesto” written by a Yahoo! Executive in 2006 gave us a term that hasn’t worn thin yet. The “Peanut Butter Approach” is a derisive term used in business to describe spreading anything – money, energy, time – too far and too thin to be effective or useful. 

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    The Power of ‘Emotional ROI’ Through Charitable Giving

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    The Power of ‘Emotional ROI’ Through Charitable Giving

    Return on Investment (ROI) is a term you learn about 5 minutes into your first class in business school. Maybe the business model is elegant and the organization is streamlined, but that all begs the question: what is the ROI? How much will we make?

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    Carson Provides Support to Flood Victims

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    Carson Provides Support to Flood Victims

    In late March, several states in the Midwest including Nebraska and Iowa endured record flooding. Nebraska alone has endured over an estimated $1 billion in damages, with more than 2,000 homes and 340 businesses destroyed. With several of our Omaha stakeholders directly affected by the floo …

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    Scott Rings The Opening Bell At Nasdaq!

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    Scott Rings The Opening Bell At Nasdaq!

    Published by Scott Ford, Managing Director, Partner I recently received a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in the opening bell ceremony at the Nasdaq MarketSite Studio in Times Square! It was an incredible rush to be in this thrilling environment, and it also gave me time to re …

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    How Can I Donate in the Most Efficient Way Possible?

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    How Can I Donate in the Most Efficient Way Possible?

    There are many ways to give to nonprofit organizations – from dropping off your old couch at Goodwill to volunteering at the local soup kitchen. When it comes to giving money, there are many personal benefits, both emotional and financial.

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    The Dreamweaver Foundation Updates

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    The Dreamweaver Foundation Updates

    Published by Kelsey Ruwe, Director of Human Resources and Dreamweaver Executive Director, Cheri Mastny The Dreamweaver Foundation has been rocking and rolling, helping our greatest generation reach their dreams!

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    A Time for Giving

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    A Time for Giving

    Recently, my boyfriend and I decided to take part in our church’s Christmas donation for families in need. We picked a family number and were given a paper with a family of kids’ names, ages, gender and a couple of presents on their Christmas list.

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