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Zepeda, Rider, Hammons to be recognized for service during Kentucky Summit on Philanthropy

Susan Zepeda of Louisville, Al Rider of Elizabethtown and Mike Hammons of Northern Kentucky will be recognized for extraordinary service at the eighth annual Kentucky Summit on Philanthropy next week in Lexington. They will be presented with the prestigious Commonwealth Award during the Summit’s luncheon program on Sept. 1. The Summit convenes at the Griffin Gate Marriott on Aug. 31 and Sept....

Endow Kentucky tax credit program has had
a $15M impact since 2010, commission says

By Jerry Seale KyForward intern   The Endow Kentucky tax credit program has brought in more than $15 million in donations for permanent charitable endowments across the commonwealth since its inception in 2010.   “I think it’s always exciting to see the impact the tax credits have had on philanthropy across the state,” said Gerry Roll, executive director of the Foundation for Appalachian...

Endow Kentucky tax credit program has had a $15M impact since 2010, commission says

By Jerry Seale KyForward intern   The Endow Kentucky tax credit program has brought in more than $15 million in donations for permanent charitable endowments across the commonwealth since its inception in 2010.   “I think it’s always exciting to see the impact the tax credits have had on philanthropy across the state,” said Gerry Roll, executive director of the Foundation for Appalachian...

Philanthropy summit, Making Connections, explores ways to meet needs in state together

  Making Connections, the fifth annual Kentucky Summit on Philanthropy, will be held Sept. 11-12 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Lexington. This year’s Kentucky Philanthropy Initiative event features Josh Nadzam, the founder of Lexington’s Manchester-Bidwell Replication Project, and Kristin Faust, director of Lending and Network Services for Partners for the Common Good.   The...

Kentucky Summit on Philanthropy explores funding partnerships, connecting for charity

  The Kentucky Philanthropy Initiative will convene the fifth annual Kentucky Summit on Philanthropy at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Lexington on Sept. 11-12. This year’s Summit, entitled Making Connections, is presented in partnership with the Federal Reserve Banks of Cleveland and St. Louis.   The two-day event will include workshops and sessions designed to introduce and explore...