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Year End Giving Tips Year End Giving Tips
As we approach the end of 2017, we are here to help with your year-end giving. Please keep these important dates in mind so we can ensure your gifts qualify for a charitable income tax deduction in the 2017 tax year: Checks sent via the...

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Giving Opportunity, United Way Foundation Giving Opportunity, United Way Foundation
[caption id="attachment_2420" align="alignleft" width="225"] Photo contributed from United Way[/caption] The United Way is counting on the Indian River County community to raise $3.04 million during its annual fundraising campaign. The goal was announced Oct. 14 at the group’s annual Day of Caring breakfast at the Freshman Learning...

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7th Annual Joint Symposium a Hit, Thank You Sponsors 7th Annual Joint Symposium a Hit, Thank You Sponsors
More than 50 local attorneys, accountants and financial advisors gathered together for the 7th Annual Symposium on Charitable Giving and Estate Planning hosted by the United Way Foundation of Indian River County and Indian River Community Foundation.  The event featured Kristen Heaney of Legacy Capitals, who...

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Indian River Community Foundation Gives $100,000 to Help Area Seniors Indian River Community Foundation Gives $100,000 to Help Area Seniors
[caption id="attachment_2402" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pictured left to right, Anthony Dzielski, Linda Scott, Scott Alexander and Jeff Pickering. Photo by Maureen Nicolace.[/caption] Indian River Community Foundation awarded $100,000 from its Community Enrichment Fund to St. Francis Manor in support of the organization’s “Growing Homes at the Manor”...

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Preparing for Hurricane Irma
Due to the possible impact from Hurricane Irma, Indian River Community Foundation’s office will be closed on Thursday September 7, Friday September 8, and will remain closed until further notice. Clients who require temporary assistance making a contribution to, or making a grant from, their...

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Hurricane Harvey Relief
[caption id="attachment_2259" align="alignnone" width="1100"] Photo: Tim Fadek/CNN[/caption] Indian River Community Foundation encourages people interested in helping those affected by Hurricane Harvey to donate to one of the following: American Red Cross PO Box 37389 Boone, IA 50037-0839 Tax ID 53-0196605 Click Here to Give Online...

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Indian River Community Foundation Gives $40,000 to Youth Guidance
Indian River Community Foundation recently awarded a grant of $40,000 from the Community Enrichment Fund to the Youth Guidance to support the South County Sports mentoring Program. The mentoring program provides after-school sports activities for children from middle and elementary schools in the Highlands area...

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A Ride Along the Indian River Lagoon with ORCA A Ride Along the Indian River Lagoon with ORCA
[caption id="attachment_2270" align="alignleft" width="400"] Bridget, Victoria, Madeline[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2272" align="alignleft" width="400"] Muck Traps collected from the Indian River Lagoon[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2287" align="alignleft" width="400"] ORCA Lab[/caption] By Jaci Ruppert Indian River Community Foundation recently issued a grant to Ocean, Research, Conservation Association (ORCA) to fund a...

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Professional Advisors Invited to 7th Annual Joint Symposium on Charitable Giving and Estate Planning Professional Advisors Invited to 7th Annual Joint Symposium on Charitable Giving and Estate Planning
[caption id="attachment_2239" align="alignnone" width="217"] Kristen Heaney, MSW, BCC, CSWA[/caption] Together with the United Way Foundation, Indian River Community Foundation will hold the 7th Annual Joint Symposium on Charitable Giving and Estate Planning for local professional advisors (i.e. attorneys, accountants and financial advisors). The continuing education...

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Community Foundation Awards Fifteen Grants Totaling $405,000 to Local Charities
Indian River Community Foundation awarded discretionary grants totaling $405,000 to 15 local nonprofit charitable organizations from its spring 2017 grants cycle. The grants were reviewed by three volunteer grant committees and approved by the Community Foundation’s Board of Directors. “While most of Indian River Community...

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