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$3,000 grant to host the 2016 MacGregor Point Dryland Sled Dog Derby

Community Foundation Grey Bruce

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We believe there is strength in diversity. As our community's foundation, we have a responsibility to reflect its diversity. We continually renew our boards and staff, reach out to understand different points of view, and engage the broader community in our deliberations and decision making.
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10 Reasons to Give

Ten reasons people choose to give through community foundations:  

  1. We are a local organization with deep roots in the community.
  2. Our staff and volunteers have broad expertise regarding community issues and needs.
  3. We provide highly personalized service tailored to each individual's charitable and financial interests.
  4. Our funds help people invest in causes they care about most.
  5. We accept a wide variety of assets, and can facilitate even the most complex forms of giving.
  6. We partner with professional advisors to create highly effective approaches to charitable giving.
  7. We offer maximum tax advantage under federal law for most gifts.
  8. We multiply the impact of gift dollars by pooling them with other gifts and grants
  9. We build endowment funds that benefit the community forever and help create personal legacies.
  10. We build community vitality, fostering collaboration on issues of broad interest to create positive change.

When you make a gift of appreciated stock to your community foundation, everyone wins. Here's how:

Your gains are put to good use. Your stock is reinvested in your community. You can make a general donation to support a range of activities, or set up a charitable fund in your name. You can even stay involved by suggesting local agencies and programs you'd like to help with your gift dollars.

You receive big tax benefits. You can gain from a tax deduction on the full market value of your stock. Plus you can avoid capital gains tax that would otherwise arise from the sale of this stock.

 

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