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  • Private Family Foundations… Perfect or Passé? It Really Depends. July 24, 2019- In 2019, Paula Moore and her Trust Attorney Scott Magee turned to the Long Beach Community Foundation (LBCF) to convert a private family foundation to a donor advised fund. Why you might ask? Because it just simplifies her giving.  The

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  • Willmore Baking Company – It’s More than Baking, It’s Changing Lives July 17, 2019- Through a Long Beach Community Foundation (LBCF) grant, precariously housed individuals and those suffering from homelessness in Long Beach now have access to new opportunities. A $30,000 grant was awarded to the Willmore City Heritage Association in 2018 from LBCF’s

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  • Sometimes It’s About Wine May 24, 2019- It’s sometimes hard to anticipate a client’s needs. Richard Malley, CPA certainly didn’t think he would find himself helping an aging client donate the lifetime wine collection of her deceased husband, but he did. And the Long Beach Community Foundation

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  • LBCF Grant Opportunity – Deadline May 30, 2019 May 14, 2019- Awarding grants for the betterment of the Long Beach community is an important aspect of the work of the Long Beach Community Foundation. Each year, the LBCF Board strategically chooses one or more issues based on the current and emerging

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  • LBCF initiates Long Beach College Promise Career Fellows, a college-to-career program May 8, 2019- LBCF Convenes Stakeholders to Match Local Talent with Local Employers (pictured above are some of the first LB College Promise Career Fellows) “Too often local talent is not retained in Long Beach, so it was our goal to develop a

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  • Helping a Vision Become Reality April 17, 2019- Many people know the Long Beach Community Foundation (LBCF) as a grantmaker and financial institution for charitable dollars, but what a lot of people don’t know is how much LBCF does behind the scenes as a convener – matching needs

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  • Around the Table: Activating the Community Around Homelessness March 29, 2019- Hosted Community Conversations to learn about this issue, what’s being done about it and how to help Following on the success of the 2017 Around the Table event, the Long Beach Community Foundation hosted three additional Around the Table events

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