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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

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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

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.

Tom Peterson - Director of Financial Services & AdministrationHow Can I Learn More About How the Foundation Invests My Gifts?

Over the years, the Diane and Robert Beuthel have given and received much from Holy Trinity Lutheran.  So when their Thrivent representative, Gregory Jahnke, suggested they give life insurance to support it, they jumped at the chance.

Just who are your best prospects for gifts of life insurance? While baby boomers (age 50-65) make up half of the Foundation’s life insurance donors, ages range from 24 to 93.

Great news! Thrivent now provides FRs with one-time 20% bonus for new life insurance contracts owned by InFaith Community Foundation.

Following Lois's death last summer, her friends asked the LCF to help them create a fund dedicated to supporting causes Lois cared for so deeply.

More than $11 billion was given to donor advised funds in 2012, evidence of their popularity among charitably-minded people of modest to the affluent means*. You have access to this flexible and effective giving tool through the LCF.

By teaming with InFaith Community Foundation, you can help your clients use their resources wisely and live generous lives. Learn more about the benefits of giving grain, livestock, farm land and/or farm equipment through this Live Meeting:

According to financial advisors, charitable planning not only focuses your giving, it helps you become more generous.

In 2004, Gary and Joyce established The Kallsen-Jirsa Family Fund with an outright gift. Through their donor advised fund, they’ve already granted more than $24,000 from their fund to causes serving disadvantaged youth, ranging from the YMCA to Lutheran Social Services (LSS) of Minnesota.

“Why InFaith?” It’s a question we get from Financial Representatives on a periodic basis. Here’s what we tell them:

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