Philanthropy

15 Towers of York dazzle Nebraska town

Arts sponsorship needn’t break the bank. In fact, just a $500 investment each by all five locally-owned banks in York, Nebraska, added tens of thousands to the city’s Firecracker Frenzy fund for its annual Fourth of July celebration. All it took was creative ingenuity, and a coming together of community, to spark a plan. A … Read more

Banks to help nonprofits affected by tax reform

One outcome of the recent federal income tax overhaul will likely be  reduced charitable giving. Taxpayers using the increased standard deduction (expected to be more than 90 percent of all individual filers) will lack a tax incentive to make charitable donations. The consequences for nonprofits could be sorely felt. Interest for Others Foundation has responded … Read more