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InFaith Insights is a monthly e-newsletter for financial professionals. Each month InFaith Insights explores concepts and resources you can use to build your charitable business with your clients and it's free to sign up.

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InFaith's team of gift planners present giving solutions for your charitable business, including:

  • Starting the Charitable Conversation
  • Donor Advised Funds & Bundling Gifts
  • QCDs
  • Gift Annuities

This video is being shared at this year's Thrivent Summer Academies.

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Thrivent & InFaith Webinar

How Will Tax Reform Affect Charitable Giving?
InFaith, in partnership with Thrivent Financial, hosted a webinar on how the new tax law may affect charitable giving to churches and faith-based nonprofits.

WEbinar recording

Webinar: Growing Charitable Gifts Post Tax Reform

InFaith Community Foundation, in partnership with Thrivent Financial, hosted a webinar on how the new tax law may affect charitable giving to churches and faith-based nonprofits.

Begin watching the webinar recording by clicking the image to the right.

InFaith and Thrivent's one-page whitepaper on how tax reform may affect giving to church or nonprofits is also available for download.

Recent & Past webinar recordings

Year End Charitable Planning Strategies
November 7, 2017

Tools and Resources for Endowment Funds at InFaith
September 21, 2017

Charitable Planning in your Practice
June 8, 2017

Endowment Best Practices
March 23, 2017

Charitable Giving Strategies for Lifetime or at Death
October 2016

How to Start the Charitable Conversation
July 2016

Everything You Need to Know About Donor Advised Funds
March 2016

To view recorded webinars, click on link to access. If you are experiencing technical issues or have a question, please contact us.

One-year after the devastation of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, many families and organizations continue to rebuild what was lost. InFaith Community Foundation is pleased to partner with Thrivent to support disaster relief.

Financial Professional Vann Doubleday uses the ‘yes, and’ approach with clients. Yes, he can help with their financial planning and with their charitable wishes as well. Yes, clients can complete a Roth IRA conversion, and offset the taxes while making gifts to causes they care about.

As a child, Ashley saw her father’s generous giving, and allocated some of her own allowance to share with others. She was also moved by stories of faithful leaders who gave away much of their income as they dedicated their lives to a dependence on God’s grace and abundance.

There are many ways to do more with what we have, or with what we inherit.

One of the most comprehensive charitable giving data resources in the U.S., Giving USA, just released its annual report on giving in the U.S. Below is a comparison of donor giving at InFaith to national giving.

There isn’t much that surprises veteran wealth advisor Don Knoernschild after nearly 35 years with Thrivent Financial. But he recently learned something that changed his conversations about life insurance. And it’s given him another reason to introduce charitable clients to InFaith Community Foundation.

Following recent tax reform, two giving solutions – Qualified Charitable Distributions and “bundling” – are expected to grow in popularity given higher thresholds for itemized deductions.

Dr. Richard Barkalow was an active church member throughout his lifetime. A humble man, he was quiet about his money and wealth. Dr. Barkalow was also a man of deep faith, and as he moved from city to city throughout the U.S., he appreciated the warm welcome of the church community. It’s this appreciation that inspired Dr. Barkalow to create his donor advised fund at InFaith Community Foundation.

In more than 30 years as a Thrivent representative, Paul Dahlgren has seen many clients reach the top of the financial pyramid. Learn more about Paul's experience facilitating real estate gifts through InFaith.

It's with great joy that we share our 2017 annual report: MORE.

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