Turn what you have into charitable good.
You can make a gift of cash, stocks, bonds, real estate, or other assets to your community foundation. Your charitable gift qualifies for maximum tax advantage under state and federal law.
Cash is the simplest, most convenient way to contribute. A donor may write a check to the Barry Community Foundation, designate his/her gift placement and take a tax deduction for this gift.
For your convenience.
Donate Now through Networkforgood.org. The Barry Community Foundation accepts credit card donations through Network for Good. Network for Good is a nonprofit organization dedicated to using the Web to help people get more involved in their communities - from volunteering and donating money, to speaking out on issues they care about. Donors can view the records of more than 600,000 public charities and make a credit card donation securely online to their charity of choice.
A charitable gift unearthed.
Making a charitable gift of real estate through your community foundation can help you turn your property gains into community good. The value of your real estate may exceed that of any other asset you own. With the help of your community foundation, you can use it to fulfill your charitable interests and receive financial and tax benefits.
Community as your beneficiary.
Life insurance provides a simple way for you to give a significant gift to charity, with maximum tax benefits that you can enjoy during your lifetime.
Turning stock market gains into community investment.
Everybody wins when you make a gift of appreciated stock to your community foundation. Your gains are put to good use. Your gift of stock is reinvested in your community, and it qualifies for an immediate tax deduction equal to the full market value.