Now Open: Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame Scholarship 2022

— For Clark County high school seniors who has participated in junior golf programs. Submission deadline is April 22, 2022. The Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the sixth annual Bill Walters Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame Scholarship. Created to support Southern Nevada’s junior golfers in their continued educational development, […]

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Hughes & Jones Music Fund 2022 Grant Opens for Clark & Washoe Schools

— Rural Nevada schools will be eligible in 2023. Funding Priority The purpose of the Hughes & Jones Music Fund is exclusively to purchase musical instruments for use in Nevada public schools. All instruments will remain the property of the school and available for the continuous loan and use by participating students. Rural county school […]

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International giving: Know your clients’ options

— Published 6/4/2021 Giving directly to international charities can involve a steep learning curve. Legal complexity no doubt was at play in the 2.2% (adjusted for inflation) decline in giving to international affairs in 2019, according to Giving USA. An example of one of the many legal issues with international giving is described in the […]

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Ice breakers: Three easy openers to talk about philanthropy

— Published 5/6/2021 Many advisors really want to bring up charitable giving in client meetings, especially while updates to tax and estate plans are underway. Indeed, many advisors believe they have a responsibility to raise the issue. But how?  Addressing charitable giving priorities with clients does not need to be hard. The key is to […]

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“If not 501(c), then what?”: Cautioning clients about crowdfunding

— Published 5/6/2021 What if your clients make donations to entities that don’t fall under a specific section of the Internal Revenue Code, but feel “charitable” nonetheless because the dollars are helping people in need? Perhaps a client has helped set up a dedicated account at a bank to provide scholarships to the children of […]

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“501(c) what?”: Sorting through jargon to determine deductibility

— Published 5/6/2021 When tax season rolls around each spring, a new crop of questions may arise concerning clients’ gifts to various organizations and whether those donations qualify as tax-deductible charitable contributions. Keep in mind that Section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code lays out the requirements for organizations to be considered tax-exempt–a status for […]

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Cox Charities 2021 Grant Cycle Opens: 5/3/21 to 5/28/21

— Published 5/3/2021 Apply online here Las Vegas, NV—Cox Communications, in partnership with its fiscal partner Nevada Community Foundation, is pleased to invite your nonprofit organization to apply for grants through Cox Charities. This is a special opportunity to receive funding for programs that support one or more of Cox Charities’ three philanthropic cornerstones: Education, […]

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