Entries by Amanda Bomfim

It’s a big deal: Answering clients’ questions about GivingTuesday

It’s a big deal: Answering clients’ questions about GivingTuesday Among the many client questions you and other attorneys, accountants, and financial advisors can be prepared to answer as year-end approaches is, “What is Giving Tuesday? And why the hashtag that often precedes it in print or online?” Giving Tuesday–or “GivingTuesday” to be more accurate–has become […]

Great Community Give 2023 Nonprofit Registration Opens Today!

Great Community Give 2023 Nonprofit Registration Will Launch on National Philanthropy Day Great Community Give (GCG) is back for its sixth year! The GCG Planning Team will open registration for interested nonprofits on National Philanthropy Day, November 15th. Returning and newly participating nonprofit agencies can sign up for GCG 2023 at www.greatcommunitygive.org. Registration will remain […]

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Receives Funding from Sentara Healthcare

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Receives Funding from Sentara Healthcare   The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County (TCFHR) and Sentara Healthcare are collaborating to bring books into the hands of all children under five years old in our community. TCFHR, a local nonprofit organization, received word that Sentara Healthcare will fund a $15,000 grant […]

Give a little and feel a lot better

Give a little and feel a lot better In the classic book The Go-Giver: A Little Story about a Powerful Business Idea, authors Bob Burg and John Mann share how Joe, a young professional, uses unselfishness to ultimately find business success. Among the philosophies: –Your true worth is determined by how much more you give […]

Disaster philanthropy: Your clients and the important role of individual philanthropy

Disaster philanthropy: Your clients and the important role of individual philanthropy Sadly, your philanthropic clients have likely grown accustomed to making charitable donations to support disaster relief. Individual donations provide critical resources to help communities recover from the many disasters–weather, fire, humanitarian, disease, war–that occur each year. In the wake of Hurricane Ian, your clients may […]

Is the cost of event tickets tax deductible?

Is the cost of event tickets tax deductible? As charitable organizations emerge from pandemic restrictions, in-person fundraising events are beginning to rebound, especially athletic events that are held outside. This is a good time for a quick refresher course on the charitable deduction rules related to events, which can be tricky. As a general rule, […]