Making a gift during your lifetime offers many benefits. Charitable gifts may reduce income taxes, and allows you to see your gift in action. The Oshkosh Area Community Foundation accepts several types of gifts, including:

Cash: Give with cash, check or credit card

Retirement Assets (401k and IRA): Maximize value by avoiding income and estate taxes, and receive a tax deduction

Securities (stock, bonds and mutual funds): Receive a deduction for the full fair market value and avoid paying tax on your capital gain

Real Estate: Receive a tax deduction for the appraised market value and avoid paying tax on your capital gain

Life Insurance: Donate an unneeded policy or purchase a new one to benefit favorite charities

The Oshkosh Area Community Foundation can help turn your individual retirement accounts (IRAs) into tax-saving charitable gifts. Extended tax benefits allow more people to experience the joy of giving during their lifetimes.

You can give more for less.
Thanks to the new legislation, American seniors can make the gift of a lifetime by giving their IRAs to charity without federal tax penalty. So your retirement funds can go further than ever before. more

You can make a difference.
The Foundation can help you connect to the causes you care about most. You can set up a charitable fund in your name or make an unrestricted gift. Giving is one of life's pleasures; we can help you enjoy it today. more

There is so much more we'd like you to know.
To learn more, contact Karlene Grabner,

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