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Planned Giving: Maximizing Benefits for Both Donors and Nonprofits

Kris Kewitsch | Executive Director, Charities Review Council | May 2024  Planned Giving: Maximizing Benefits for Both Donors and Nonprofits  Planned Giving refers to the process of maximizing a charitable gift during your lifetime or as part of your will, involving financial or estate planning techniques that extend benefits for both you as the donor… Read more

Planned Giving: Let’s Make a Plan!

Kris Kewitsch | Executive Director, Charities Review Council | May 2024 Planned Giving: Let’s Make a Plan! As the name implies, Planned Giving takes some planning. Charities Review Council recommends talking with a few trusted sources and consulting reputable resources as you begin the process:  Ask your financial advisor and/or estate attorney for their expertise… Read more

Nonprofit Spotlight: St. Paul Youth Services

Meet St. Paul Youth Services! St. Paul Youth Services (SPYS) is on a mission to improve our community’s collective ability to engage and support Black youth by pioneering practices, creating tools, and sharing resources across the state, the country, and the world. “Rewriting the Rules® of Youth Engagement”, SPYS creates system change around the underlying barriers… Read more

3 Ways to Encourage a Nonprofit to Meets Standards®

  In case you missed it, the Council’s Spring 2023 Smart Giver Newsletter is now available. Be sure to sign up for our mailing list to receive the next edition coming out in the fall.     Featured in the Spring 2023 Smart Giver Newsletter are tips to encourage a nonprofit to Meets Standards® if… Read more

Charities Review Council Featured in Star Tribune Article

As 2022 wrapped up, the Star Tribune ran a series of articles related to the Feeding Our Future fraud investigation and its impact on the nonprofit sector and charitable giving. The series included an article featuring the Council’s expertise in helping donors and funders understand how best to determine a nonprofit’s strength and transparency before… Read more

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