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Donors & Giving, Philanthropic Services

Charitable giving in a challenging economy

Earlier this year, Bankrate and Psych Central released the Money and Mental Health study and, not surprisingly, a large number of people surveyed in the research reported that money has a negative impact on their mental health. Survey results varied across generations: Financial concerns psychologically impact 48 percent of Millennials, 46 percent of Generation X,

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Julie Selsberg and her son, Cole Protass
Family Philanthropy, Philanthropic Services

Building family connection through collaborative giving

When Julie Selsberg and her son, Cole Protass, gathered with family for Hannukah, they wanted to find a way to make the celebration feel particularly meaningful. “Especially in these times – with the pandemic, individuals experiencing homelessness and the increased number of immigrants and refugees – it felt like the right time to discuss how

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Donors & Giving, Philanthropic Services

Ways to make your charitable giving go further

Rose Community Foundation works with individuals, families and corporations to support the causes they care about. With over 26 years of grantmaking and fund stewardship in the Greater Denver region, our staff has developed deep community knowledge, relationships and resources that empower our fundholders to maximize their philanthropic impact. At Rose Community Foundation, we are

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Philanthropic Services

Guest blog: Colorado tax law change affecting charitable deduction

A new Colorado law will limit charitable deductions for state income tax purposes for high-income earners effective as of January 1, 2022. Colorado House Bill 21-1311, which was signed into law on June 23, 2021, limits the amount of federal itemized deductions that are allowed for Colorado state income tax purposes. The limit applies to

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Dr. Una Osili
Donors & Giving, Philanthropic Services

Philanthropy expert shares strategies to advance equity in giving

At a time when the longstanding work for racial equity and justice is center stage, the challenges and opportunities for philanthropy are immense. Foundations and donors have tremendous power to advance change through their giving and engage diverse groups of stakeholders in facilitating that change. A group of Rose Community Foundation donors and fundholders were recently joined by

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The Waldbaum Berger family
Donors & Giving, Family Philanthropy, Philanthropic Services

Coming Together Through Giving: Irit and Dana Waldbaum

Though the COVID-19 pandemic has kept many physically separated, the past year has only brought Irit and Dana Waldbaum, mother and daughter, closer together. “My parents and my family have formed a six-person bubble, which means we’re basically each other’s social life these days,” says Dana, a mother of two young girls. “Being together has

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