• November 2023

    Gateway Children’s Charity, a Successful YouthBridge Partnership • CASA of St. Louis Receives YouthBridge Heritage Grant • Give the Gift of Giving • Youth Entrepreneurship Grant Award • Tips for clients’ year-end giving • Life insurance: A key charitable planning tool for certain clients • Philanthropy tips and trends

  • October 2023

    Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois – Entrepreneurs of the Future • Generate Health – Uplifting Thriving Black Families • Now Accepting Scholarship Applications • Infrastructure Grant OpportunityHeritage Grants Awarded • Congratulations to the 2023 Gateway Children’s Charity grantees • Clients want to know: What’s deductible and what’s not? • Spotting opportunity • Charitable planning and women clients: Three mini-case studies

  • September 2023

    IFM Overcomes Healthcare Barriers • St. Louis Community Credit Union Emphasizes “Community” • Inner Workings of Philanthropy • Leadership Opportunity for High School Students • Progress 64 Scholarship • New Grant Partnership • Smart disaster giving can offer predictability to the unpredictable • Keep your eye on clients’ appreciated stock–always • For clients who may sell a business

  • August 2023

    Back to School in “One Classroom” • The Power of a Pencil • Michele Mosley, Director of Development & Marketing • Capacity Building Grant Program • Impact Investing in Greater St. Louis • Structure is a critical step in multi-generational philanthropy • Legacy giving: A conversation that’s full of opportunity • Stories that caught our attention

  • July 2023

    St. Francis Community Services Emphasizes Reading with YEP Grant • Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis Supports Families • Gateway Children’s Charity • How “catch-up” contributions can boost clients’ giving • Advising clients about AI’s impact on charitable giving​​​​​​​ • Our reading selections

  • June 2023

    Saint Louis Story Stitchers • Cultural Leadership • YouthBridge distributes 500 suitcases to Children’s nonprofits • YouthBridge welcomes new Board members Elizabeth Houlihan and Tom Goldberg • New Grant Partnership • Summer topics worth watching • Bridging the gaps in multi-generational family philanthropy • Gifts of cash or stock: Is it a toss up?

  • May 2023

    Endowment Fundholders Christian Family Services • YEP STL! Grantee Special Education Foundation • YouthBridge Annual Report 2022 • 2023 YEP STL! Grants Awarded • Estate Planning Council Annual Golf Outing and Dinner • Retirement plans to charity: Understanding the “trifecta” of tax benefits • Should clients worry about … More →

  • April 2023

    earthday365 • STL Youth Jobs Bridging the Workforce Divide • Capacity Building  • Investing for Impact • Beyond the standard deduction • Tax tips to keep you on your toes • Turmoil in banking and technology

  • March 2023

    Jefferson County CASA • Students Soar into STEM and the Aviation Field • Family Business Speaker Series • Business & Personal Gifts Made Easy • Disaster giving: Perspectives for your clients • Hidden no more: Designated funds and field-of-interest funds • Giving a business to … More →

  • February 2023

    Pet Clinic Envisions ‘No Needless Kill Community’ • East Side Aligned • Family Business Speaker Series • Client conversations: Why your 2023 agenda must include charitable giving It’s not too early for spring cleaning: Make this the year to help clients get organized • In case you missed it: Three tax tips worth smiling about

  • January 2023

    Healing Action – a Gateway from Exploitation to Empowerment • Four New Capacity Building Grants Announced • YouthBridge announces 2023 grant programs • Celebrating the new Legacy IRA and a boost for QCDs • Why charitable gift annuities are having a moment • Why it’s smart to talk with your clients about charitable giving

  • December 2022

    Nine PBS: ‘Programs Should Represent All Kids’ • Spotlight on Heritage Grantee Sherwood Forest • Holiday Giving Cards • YEP STL! grant applications due December 15 • Reminder for Donor-Advised Fundholders • IRA Charitable Rollover for 2022 • Charitable tax planning reminders • 5 most-asked questions about QCDs • NFTs connecting makers, investors and donors with causes they love

  • October 2022

    On the Road to a Stronger Child Care System for Missouri • Finding Hope and Faith through Fire • Grant Announcements • Family Business Awards • THE BEAR MARKET • HURRICANE RELIEF • NONPROFIT SECTOR INSIGHTS

  • November 2022

    When Dog and Man Rescue Each Other • PreventEd • Support Families and School Communities • Think Big For Kids Grant Announcement • Grant opportunity for youth-focused NPOs • Business Gift Solution •  Handy tools in a bear market • GivingTuesday • Avoiding valuation pitfalls

  • September 2022

    Endowment Fund: SLOCA Says ‘You Are Not Alone’ to Women with Ovarian Cancer • YEP Grant Recipient: CHADS Coalition for Mental Health • Student Leadership Opportunity• TBFK Grant Announcement • Happy Hour Tonight • Inherited IRAs • Highly-appreciated stock • Two key topics for client meetings • Cryptocurrency

  • August 2022

    Parkway Alumni Association • YouthBridge Continues Impact Investing • Nominate a Business • Happy Hour • Reminding clients about wills, trusts, and charitable bequests • Summer legislative updates • Farms, tax planning, and funding a family legacy

  • July 2022

    Caritas Fostering Loving Care for Every Child • YouthBridge Welcomes Tom Gatti to Board of Directors • Bunching, long-term appreciated assets, and helping younger clients • QCD eligibility, and public support  • QCD enhancements

  • June 2022

    YEP! STL Recognized for Innovation in Philanthropy • First Capacity Building Grants Awarded • Endowment Training Series • Playbook: Helping clients organize their giving through a donor-advised fund • Finding the good, giving as a wealth strategy, and an open invitation

  • April 2022

    Crisis Nursery, Always There • Stray Rescue of St. Louis • Advisor Happy Hour • St. Louis Financial Planning Symposium • Cash crunch: Gifting non-income producing assets • A mixed bag: Budget legislation • Thumbs up: SECURE Act 2.0

  • March 2022

    YouthBridge Connections: Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri • Merger Creates Continuum of Support for Those with Developmental Disabilities • 2022 Innovation in Philanthropy Award • Advisor Happy Hour • Winds of change and headwinds: Legislation and inflation • Crypto and CRTs: Buried treasure, or hidden pitfalls? • Closely-held business interests