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Nicholas Cintineo, CFA®, CIPM®

Senior Investment Consultant

Endowments & Foundations » Socially Responsible Investing Plays the Matchmaker Between Millennials and Non-Profits

October 30, 2018 | Investment Management

Over the past several years, the investing marketplace has shown a growing interest in socially responsible investing, or SRI. In a previous post, we outlined how SRI strategies are well suited to non-profit portfolios, given their dual focus on investment returns and social benefit, along with …

James Ebenhoch

Endowment/Foundation Consultant

Endowments & Foundations » Four Charitable Giving Strategies Favored by Tax Reform

September 12, 2018 | Tax Planning

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has had sweeping impacts for many US entities, and the not-for-profit sector is no exception. Tax reform doubled the standard deduction for individuals and married couples filing jointly. Consequently, fewer people will choose to itemize deductions, opting for the higher …

Nicholas Cintineo, CFA®, CIPM®

Senior Investment Consultant

Endowments & Foundations » Making Socially Responsible Investing Work for Endowments and Foundations

May 21, 2018 | Investment Management

Traditionally, endowments and foundations kept separate functions for their investment and mission related activities. Investment returns are typically used to fund a non-profit’s mission, but decisions on where and how to invest were usually made independently from philanthropy. This notion is …

Nicholas Cintineo

Senior Investment Consultant

Endowments & Foundations » Balancing Varying Perspectives in Your Endowment/Foundation Spending Decisions

March 21, 2018 | Investment Management

Spending decisions are at the core of what endowments and foundations are designed to do. Spending, in this case, refers to distributions or withdrawals designated to support the missions of non-profits and charities. Despite most agreeing on the importance of these decisions, there may be little …

Tom Lesko

Senior Wealth Management Consultant

Financial Planning » Qualified Charitable Distributions and the New Tax Law

March 13, 2018 | Tax Planning

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act made sweeping changes to our tax laws when the bill was signed this past December. On January 1, the standard deduction – an amount that all tax filers can deduct from their income each tax year – was doubled to $12,000 for single filers and $24,000 for joint filers. The …

Endowments & Foundations » Webinar: A Closer Look at Spending for Endowments & Foundations

March 01, 2018 | Investment Management

  When it comes to spending, different stakeholders might see endowments or foundations in radically different lights. These varying perspectives can have a major impact on your organization’s investments, policies, and fundraising. We review each of these perspectives in detail, …

James Ebenhoch

Endowment/Foundation Consultant

Endowments & Foundations » Tax Reform’s Impact on Non-Profits, Endowments, and Foundations

January 26, 2018 | Tax Planning

The uncertainty surrounding tax reform in 2017 left many non-profits trying to gauge the impact it would have on charitable giving. With The Tax Cuts and Job Acts passed in late 2017, there is now more clarity on how non-profits, endowments, and foundations will need to adjust fundraising …

James Ebenhoch

Endowment/Foundation Consultant

Endowments & Foundations » Three Ways to Attract Millennial Donors Using Social Fundraising

December 11, 2017 | Fundraising

Crowdfunding, or social fundraising, is becoming an increasingly popular and effective fundraising strategy for non-profits. This tactic is especially successful in attracting and engaging millennial donors. According the Pew Research Institute, more than 62% of Millennials and Gen Xers use their …


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