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14 08, 2019

Save Mount Diablo Receives $1 Million Bequest to Forever Wild Capital Campaign

2019-09-19T13:29:30-07:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Content, Announcements, Giving, Campaigns, Forever Wild, Donor Spotlight|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Charles Gresham Hoped His Legacy Gift Inspires Others to Give Save Mount Diablo honors the life and legacy of Charles Gresham–a man of uncommon generosity, humble spirit, sterling character, and steadfast dedication to preserving the natural world. Charles passed away on June 8, 2019 at the age of 98. He bequeathed substantial gifts to the organizations he loved, including a $1 million legacy gift to Save Mount Diablo’s Forever Wild [...]

21 12, 2018

Attention Retirees: Maximize Your Deductions and Reduce Your Taxes!

2019-04-17T14:08:19-07:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: Blog, Featured Content, Giving|Tags: , , |

Before you withdraw your Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) this year from your IRA, be aware that if you are age 70½ or older, you can make direct charitable gifts from a qualified individual retirement account, including required minimum distributions, of up to $100,000 to Save Mount Diablo. When an IRA distribution is transferred directly to a charity, that income is not reported as taxable income on one’s federal income tax [...]