• Senate Finance Committee Approves IRA Charitable Rollover Extension

    The Partnership for Philanthropic Planning (PPP) shared that “on July 21, 2015, the Senate Finance Committee approved by a 23-3 vote a $95 billion tax extenders package that would retroactively renew 52 expired tax provisions – including the IRA Charitable Rollover – through the end of 2016. This vote marks the latest step in Congressional efforts […]

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  • Would you create lasting change in the community to gain a tax credit

    Connecting to Philanthropy: Would you create lasting change in the community to gain a tax credit? (July 10, 2015) Many Wisconsinites head south for more than the warmer weather; they are also looking for ways to reduce the tax burden on their wealth. With Wisconsinites and their wealth leaving the state, there are fewer funds […]

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  • Accomplishing individual philanthropic goals with meaningful contributions

    Connecting to Philanthropy: Accomplishing individual philanthropic goals with meaningful contributions (June 5, 2015) Foundations are making an impact in the community – but did you know that giving by foundations is only 15 percent of total contributions made to nonprofits? “Individual giving provides 72 percent, bequests provide 8 percent, and corporations provide 5 percent of […]

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  • WPN Announces New Board Member Erin Frederick

    MILWAUKEE, June 1, 2015 – Wisconsin Philanthropy Network (WPN) announced a new member to its Board of Directors, elected by the organization’s membership at WPN’s Annual Meeting on May 19, 2015. Joining the WPN Board of Directors is Erin Frederick, Senior Program Officer for the Zilber Family Foundation in Milwaukee. According to Jill Van Calster, […]

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  • Donors Forum of Wisconsin is NOW Wisconsin Philanthropy Network

    Effective May 19, 2015, Donors Forum of Wisconsin is now Wisconsin Philanthropy Network. Wisconsin Philanthropy Network more fully expresses our mission and vision for the future without deviating from the values and principles that our organization has embraced over the past 37 years. Although our name has changed, our philosophy remains the same and we will […]

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