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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.

Did the rising unemployment and foreclosure rates negatively impactvolunteerism and civic engagement?  A new study released in July by theCorporation for National and Community Servicegives evidence that the answer is no.  The study found that 26.4percent (61.8 million people) of Americans took part in organizedvolunteering, about 1 million more than in 2007.

If you’re with a client, get a quick estimate of tax benefits for a gift annuity or charitable remainder trust online with Gift Calculator. You can run any number of scenarios based on the type of gift, gift amount, payout rate and age of the income recipient.

In 2001 David and Marilyn Lauer'sdaughter Emily was diagnosed with ovarian cancer.  After her death, the Lauers started a charitablefund in her name, to share her spirit and make the world a better place.

Most charities are familiar with immediate and deferred charitablegift annuities, but fewer are familiar with flexible-deferred or "super" flexible-deferredgift annuities.

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