With the final tally completed for 2017, Barnabas Foundation celebrates $85,399,099 in gifts received this year, to be distributed in the form of grants to churches, ministries and charitable organizations. This marks a 46% increase over last year, and Barnabas Foundation’s largest year of charitable gifts received since its founding in 1976.
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Now that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has passed, we know several provisions that may affect the tax implications of your charitable giving. Here are some of the key changes and opportunities you may want to consider.
Barnabas Foundation welcomes Travis Morrow, J.D., as the newest member of its national team of planning attorneys. Based out of the Santa Barbara area, Morrow is available to provide charitable gift and will planning services to individuals and families on the west coast who are supporters of member ministries.
Rev. Phillip S. Leo has joined the Barnabas Foundation team as church communications director. In this role, his top priority will be connecting with churches and ministry leaders in their efforts to steward their roles and resources for ministry.
Barnabas Foundation has appointed Kurt Knoll and Lynell Dykstra to new roles, in an effort to better serve current and potential member ministries.
Barnabas Foundation has reached a significant milestone — assisting with the distribution of $600 million in gifts to charities, since its inception in 1976.
In the aftermath of recent hurricanes, and with unprecedented rainfall and flood damage, there is a tremendous need for disaster relief in the affected regions. Barnabas Foundation member ministries are on the ground, providing immediate and long-term support to those in need.
Barnabas Foundation has moved headquarters from Tinley Park, Ill., to Crete, Ill. More spacious than the previous facilities, the new location positions Barnabas Foundation for future growth and enhanced services for the ministries and churches we serve.
Heather M. Day has joined the Barnabas Foundation team as director of marketing. In this role, her top priority will be implementing new and innovative ways to support members and churches in their efforts to better communicate with their supporters about planned giving and stewardship.
Thank you to everyone who came out to our Regional Member Breakfast on Thursday, March 23. A special “thank you” goes to Providence Life Services for hosting this breakfast at their headquarters in Tinley Park, IL.