The Strategy of Gifts of Appreciated Stocks

Let’s say a prospective donor not only has cash to give but also has access to $10,000 in appreciated stock. What is the preferable way to give?

Providing Clarity to Confusing Terms

The purpose of the Diocese of Atlanta’s Episcopal Community Foundation for Middle and North Georgia is to assist members within our community of faith in creating legacy gifts through Wills and other planned giving instruments. In so doing, this ministry will be securing financial resources to serve the poor and the oppressed in our area, a charge given to us by Jesus himself.

What is a required minimum distribution?

ECF can accept your charitable donation from your IRA and distribute your gift to your parish, ministries in our Diocese that you are passionate about, and to our grantmaking fund which ensures ECF is able to continue helping Episcopal parishes serve the poor and oppressed for decades to come.

CARES Act Introduces Giving Incentives for 2020

In March 2020, Congress passed an economic relief package known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. According to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, “The CARES Act provides fast and direct economic assistance for American workers, … Continue Reading →