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Planned Giving has ALWAYS been an invaluable tool, for both the donor and the Charity

Articles are being published stating the benefits of planned giving strategies due to the impending changes to the tax code. Each statement written is absolutely true, but truer still is the fact that gift planning strategies have always offered value to both the donor and the charity, under almost all circumstances.

Still Need for Philanthropic Support even with new State Programs

Alternative funding sources are crucial to helping close the gaps for students who don’t meet state and federal programs’ criteria. Many students are just above the minimum income required to qualify for federal financial aid. They may not meet the requirements for special programs like Michigan Reconnect or Future for Frontliners. Scholarships remain an essential resource to these students.

Schoolcraft bands together to lend students a hand

“An effort like this reminds everyone why we’re here, and why we do what we do for our students.” In our latest blog post, we discussed Schoolcraft College’s student check-in call efforts with Dean of New Student Experiences, Stacey Stover. See here how these calls have helped thousands of students continue their education.

It’s a New Year, but Taxes remain an Old Concern!

There is always speculation over what a new administration will or will not do concerning the tax code. While changes can be implemented retroactively, it is far more realistic major changes will not go into effect until 2022. Still, every year there are minor alterations that can affect us and we need to be aware.

Community Colleges: An Investment Worth Making

Schoolcraft College Foundation strives to provide opportunities to support the communities we serve. As a part of these efforts, our organization hosts programs that feature national and local experts discussing relevant topics and issues.

Foundation’s programs go virtual, but stay effective

Schoolcraft College Foundation strives to provide opportunities to support the communities we serve. As a part of these efforts, our organization hosts programs that feature national and local experts discussing relevant topics and issues.

New President Previews Priorities

Previewing presidential priorities, President Glenn Cerny told Schoolcraft Foundation supporters and board members that Schoolcraft College will thrive in today’s competitive landscape by providing every student “a personalized experience”, a “reality-ready” education, and a vibrant social experience rivaling any campus in Michigan.