5 Tips to Make Your Year-End Giving Go Further

Here are a few ideas on how to help maximize the feel-good effects that your charitable contributions can deliver this year.

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Giving to charity is now easier than ever – especially during the holidays. Whether writing a check, opting to “round up” at the register, or simply clicking a “donate” button, you can quickly make a donation and be on your way. But after a few minutes, that good-deed feeling fades, and you may be left wondering if your contribution made a significant impact. What if you could make your giving reach more people this year?

Here are five tips to maximize your giving, just in time for the holidays.

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Hannah Shaw Grove
Chief Marketing Officer, Foundation Source

Hannah Shaw Grove is the chief marketing officer of Foundation Source, founder of "Private Wealth" magazine and author of 11 data-based books and hundreds of reports and articles on topics relating to the creation, management, disposition and transfer of wealth. Hannah has previously been the chief marketing officer at Apex Clearing, iCapital Network and Merrill Lynch Investment Managers and is a cum laude graduate of Harvard University. She holds the FINRA Series 6, 7, 24, 26 and 63 licenses.