Newsletters

  • 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

  • February 2022

    WEPOWER Thinking Bigger for Kids • Jefferson County Library • Nonprofit Merger Announcement • Creativity–and caution–are critical in the digital age • Big gifts are getting bigger • Tax reform and what it means for charitable giving strategies

  • January 2022

    Bringing to Light the Darkness of Human Trafficking • YouthBridge Connections: College Bound • YouthBridge announces 2022 grant programs • Giving hard-to-value assets: It’s not just for real estate anymore • Philanthropy and the family business: Ripe for great questions • Transfer of wealth: Following the money

  • December 2021

    Lift For Life Academy Empowers, Uplifts & Educates • Annie’s Hope: ‘Grief is Normal, Natural’ • Standing Strong across St. Louis and St. Charles • Professional Advisor Happy Hour on Jan. 20 • YEP STL! is now accepting grant applications • The ever-popular, handy-dandy, year-end charitable giving checklist • Helping families stay connected across the miles and generations • What’s up with DAF’s?

  • November 2021

    Veterans Find the Lives They Deserve Through FOCUS • St. Louis Area Diaper Bank Making a Basic Need More Accessible • Holiday Gifts for Employees, Clients, Family & Friends • What’s off the table and what’s still in play • The buzzword is “billionaire” • Year-end giving

  • October 2021

    Spreading Love and Hope in the Lou • Training Camp Takes Fear out of Fundraising • YouthBridge proud to sponsor 2021 Family Business Awards • Trends that inform what your clients are thinking •Recent IRS actions illuminating charitable tax planning pitfalls • Pending legislation that could impact charitable giving strategies • Notice for Professional Advisors

  • Photo: Believe #6 opening, Levi Matthews

    September 2021

    ‘Change Happens When You Believe,’ Says Julius Anthony • North Side Community School – a Community of Support  • 2021 Heritage Grant Announcements • Proposed legislation: What’s in it for giving? • Gifts of S Corp stock to charity • Gifts of life insurance to charities • Advisors’ fiduciary obligations

  • August 2021

    IFM Community Medicine Bringing Healthcare Where it is Needed • ‘Green is Good for Us,’ Says Green Building Council • YEP STL! Now Accepting Student Applications • Recovery + Resilience Grantee Announcements • Professional Advisor’s Corner

  • July 2021

    Nurses for Newborns Setting the Standard for Nurse Home Visiting • IHELP Creating Immigrant Connections • Case study: How to spot a prime CRT opportunity • Planned giving starts now: Talking points for lifetime charitable gifts • Recent updates and rulings

  • June 2021

    Generate Health a Champion of Family and Community • Blues Alumni Assistance Fund Grants Announced • New Board Members • Now accepting applications for two grant opportunities! • Professional Advisor’s Corner

  • May 2021

    Unleashing Every Child’s Potential • AAFA-STL Celebrates 40-Year Tradition of Innovation • We’re thinking BIG for kids! • YouthBridge welcomes two new Board Members • Now accepting applications for two grant opportunities! • Professional Advisor’s Corner

  • April 2021

    The Child Center Supporting Healing and Justice • The Gift of Giving, Part II • YEP STL! 2021 Grants • Give your favorite mothers the gift of helping their favorite charity grow! • Professional Advisor’s Corner

  • March 2021

    Church without Walls Shares a Love without End • New grant program • St. Louis Blues Alumni fund • Go Blue Day • New Donor Portal • Professional Advisor’s Corner

  • February 2021

    Neighbor, Partner, Guardian Angel • YouthBridge Announces New Nonprofit Grant • Gateway Giving Podcast • Child Advocacy Day • Advisor’s Corner

  • January 2021

    Barbara Carswell carries forward priorities of YouthBridge as new CEO • New member of YouthBridge Team! • The Gift of Giving • It’s a perfect match! • Advisor’s Corner