How We Can Help You

The Kalamazoo Community Foundation is ready to support your work with clients. At no cost to you or your clients, we can:

  • Consult with you and your clients on ways the Community Foundation can help them meet their charitable and financial goals.
  • Provide printed materials about giving through the Community Foundation, including information on a variety of fund types and giving strategies.
  • Provide you with access to GiftLaw, a free resource with online tools like the GiftLaw Calculator, which enables you to calculate charitable deductions for your clients; and GiftLaw Pro, for researching planned gifts using the latest gift planning information.
  • Offer strategies for discussing charitable giving with your clients.
  • Send a weekly e-newsletter with timely information on giving vehicles, tax updates and other issues of importance to you and your clients. Subscribe to the e-newsletter.
  • Provide free illustrations for charitable gift annuities and charitable remainder trusts. We also can provide sample documents for various planned giving vehicles.
  • Handle the transfer of appreciated securities, life insurance and other complicated assets.

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