2019 Annual Report

View our 2019 Annual Report below.  Hint: Click on the full screen mode icon below the book to enlarge the...
100+ Women Who Care Went Virtual

100+ Women Who Care Went Virtual

100 Women Who Care may look different during COVID-19, but together we can do more. We had over 100 women with a heart for giving and wanting to give back to the community they love register for this year’s virtual event. During the time of greatest need, this...
Three Opportunities for You to Help During COVID-19

Three Opportunities for You to Help During COVID-19

As I type this letter, our local situation with COVID-19 is ever evolving.   We are all feeling the roller-coaster ride of highs and lows – those with, those without, those working more hours than ever or those not working at all.  At the OCF, we have received...
Remembering Ray

Remembering Ray

Like each and every one of you, I have had my ups and downs the past few months. I am naturally an early riser unlike the rest of my family which gives me a chance for a few quiet moments to reflect each day. Much of my reflection time the last week has been spent...
What Does the CARES Act Mean for Philanthropy?

What Does the CARES Act Mean for Philanthropy?

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), signed into law by President Trump on March 27th, is the largest stimulus package in history. The Act unlocks $2 trillion in funds for American individuals and businesses impacted by COVID-19. Here’s...
Charitable Lead Trusts: A Timely Revival

Charitable Lead Trusts: A Timely Revival

Among the many factors swirling together in the pandemic marketplace are (1) historically low interest rates and (2) historically high needs for increasing charitable giving to support organizations dealing with the health crisis. This makes the charitable lead trust...
Covid-19: A New Tipping Point for Disaster Philanthropy?

Covid-19: A New Tipping Point for Disaster Philanthropy?

The community foundation provides context and education for your philanthropic clients at all levels of giving and across the full range of charitable interests. The global Covid-19 pandemic in many ways has likely united your clients and other donors in a collective...