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Important Information for Year End 2016

As we approach the end of 2016, there are some important dates to keep in mind for your charitable giving. Make sure you check out our October Newsletter for grantmaking and contribution deadlines.

Jonathan E. Gold Elected to Board of Directors of FJC

FJC – A Foundation of Philanthropic Funds announced today that Jonathan E. Gold of New York, a prominent investment manager, has been elected to its Board of Directors.  Please read the rest of the Press Release.

Special Tax Bill Permits Tax-free Charitable Transfers from IRAs

On December 18, Congress renewed - and made permanent - the Charitable IRA provision of 2006, making it easier for Americans to give to causes they care about. FJC has created this document outlining how you can use FJC's services to donate your IRA roll over.

The Climate Museum - a Fiscally Sponsored Project - Featured on NPR

The Climate Museum, which is fiscally sponsored by FJC, was featured on "The Takeaway," an NPR show. See the full show here.

FJC Scholarship Fund - Anonymous Was A Woman

FJC's Scholarship Fund - the Anonymous Was A Woman Awards - have announced their 2015 winners. You can see the winners and their work here.

FJC's CEO, Lenny Glickman, Interviewed About Donor Advised Funds

 The Jewish Week interviewed FJC's CEO, Lenny Glickman, about our Donor Advised Fund options. You can read the full interview here.

List of Organizations Aiding the Refugee Crisis

Millions of people have been displaced because of war, persecution, and poverty. FJC has compiled a list of organizations that are working to aid these refugees and migrants. If you are interested, we are happy to assist you in making a grant. This is just a sample of organizations and FJC does not endorse one over another. If you would like more information on these or others, please do not hesitate to contact us.

FJC FSP - Cancer Gets LOST - featured in an article

Cancer Gets LOST - a project that is fiscally sponsored by FJC - shows how pop culture fans are coming together for charity. Read the full article here.

Legacy FJC DAF provides funds to Peres Peace Center

 A fund that was established by the late Helen Rehr, DSW to enhance the health and mental health care for vulnerable populations within the State of Israel and the City of New York has made its first grant from FJC. A Press Release can be found here.

FJC Surpasses $250 Million in Charitable Assets

 FJC surpassed $250 million of assets under management at the end of October 2014. Please see the press release here.

New CFO Arrives at FJC

Former ASPCA CFO, Mark Abrahams, becomes FJC's new CFO. The full story, via Philanthropy New York, is here.

Gaza fighting kills 2 U.S. born Lone Soldiers – FJC fund supports Lone Soldier services

 The Michael Levin Lone Soldier fund has raised over $1million to support services to Lone Soldiers in the IDF. Please see FJC's Press Release here. You can support Lone Soldiers through FJC. Please see our Ad in The Jewish Week here.

The Freedom Fund - maintained at FJC - is featured on WNYC

 WNYC has featured The Freedom Fund, which is a revolving fund that helps people post bail for non-felony charges. The fund is maintained at FJC. Read the story here.

FJC Fiscally Sponsored Program Featured in the Wall Street Journal

 The FJC fiscally sponsored program, Wendy Walk, a national walk created to raise funds and awareness for liposarcoma, has been featured in the Wall Street Journal.

FJC Program Featured In Crains

The Park Slope Food Coop has partnered with FJC to make loans to new co-op start-ups. See the article here.

FJC's Revolving Loan Fund At Work In Kentucky

FJC's continued national work in public broadcasting has been spotlighted, this time for work in Kentucky. The article is available here.

Ronna Brown joins the FJC Board of Directors.

 Ronna Brown, President of Philanthropy New York, has joined the FJC Board of Directors. Please see the press release here.

FJC Scholarship Fund - Anonymous Was A Woman

 FJC's Scholarship Fund - the Anonymous Was A Woman Awards - have announced their 2015 winners. You can see the winners and their work here.

Tanenbaum Foundation honored FJC at their 2013 Gala.

 FJC was presented with the Philanthropic Bridge Builder Award. You can find event information here.

FJC Account Featured in New York Times

The Chief Rabbi of Poland, Rabbi Michael Schudrich, was featured in a New York Times article about the new Jewish museum in Poland, which you can see here. You can donate to the fiscally sponsored program - The Jewish Community of Poland - through our Donation Page. Please remember to designate "Jewish Community of Poland" in the donation.

FJC Account Featured in Jerusalem Post

FJC manages the Michael Levin Memorial Fund. You can donate through our website and note the Fund's name. You can read the article here.

Fiscal Sponsorship Participant featured in the Huffington Post

 Dhara, a participant in FJC's Fiscal Sponsorship Program, was recently featured in the Huffington Post. Read the article here.

FJC Account Featured in NY Magazine

 The Lily Sarah Grace Fund, a fund at FJC was featured in a recent NY Magazine article. Read the article here.

Public Radio Capital establishes $100k Revolving Public Media Fund with FJC: A Foundation of Philanthropic Funds

 Please see the full Press Release here.

FJC's Agency Loan Fund provides critical financing for sale of Palm Beach public television station.

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IRS Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities Recommends Greater Use of Donor Advised Funds and Fiscal Sponsorship

The IRS Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT) recommends the IRS takes the following action: "the IRS should coordinate with the Department of the Treasury and the Office of Chief Counsel on the issuance of precedential guidance about tax-compliant alternatives to the creation of new Section 501(c)(3) organizations, such as fiscal sponsorships and donor-advised funds." Read more here.