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Library Giving Day

Library Giving Day is a global day of giving on April 6 when those of us who believe in libraries and literacy come together to support our local library systems.

Create a Legacy - Keeping it Simple

If you are looking for a simple way to continue your charitable giving beyond your lifetime, then leaving a charitable bequest in your will or trust may be a good option. A bequest is an easy and very flexible way to distribute your financial assets and real estate to your heirs – and to charity as well.
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Making Life Better. One Grant at a Time.

Heston studied dance and loved it. He believed that he could make a living as a dance teacher. Mabel was talented in music and drama. It was a fortuitous union: Mabel provided piano accompaniment for Heston’s dance students and developed dramatic presentations to showcase their abilities. Mabel also taught music and dramatics.
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YAC on the Farm

The Youth Advisory Council (YAC) program is designed to help area high schoolers understand what philanthropy is and how, through philanthropy, they can have a positive impact on their communities. Annie Crawford was recruited to join YAC during her sophomore year at Blue Springs High School.

Give Smart – Three Options for a Greater Impact

When you partner with Truman Heartland Community Foundation, you join thousands of people throughout the region who are doing more with their giving. We help them accomplish their philanthropic goals and get more deeply involved in the community.

Creating a Legacy – The 411 on CRT

If you have a sizable retirement account you will be leaving to an heir, they will be required to completely withdraw all the assets within ten years of your passing.

Grants Available

Nonprofit organizations in the region are encouraged to apply for funding through Truman Heartland’s Competitive Community Grants program and the Jelley Family Foundation Endowment for Children’s Education.

Give Smart - Cents and Sensibility

Donor Advised Funds (DAF) are a flexible and convenient tool to support the good work being done in our Eastern Jackson County communities. A DAF can help you reduce your tax burden, grow your assets, and achieve your charitable goals. For a lot of philanthropic donors, it makes a lot of sense.

Creating a Legacy - The Heartland Legacy Society

What do you call a small but dedicated group of nearly 200 individuals joined by their belief in our community’s ability to grow and their commitment to supporting that growth? We call them members of our Heartland Legacy Society .

Give Smart – 4 Ways to Give Smart at Year-End

Several giving strategies remain particularly effective as they make year-end gifts. Qualified charitable distributions, contributions of appreciated stock, bequests, and a bunching strategy are all good tools for year-ending giving.



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