Planned giving strategies to maximize your impact

June 5, 2024

Join Alex Pribil, J.D. from UF’s Office of Estate and Gift Planning and John Ramfjord from the UF/IFAS Advancement Office to discover how you can create a legacy that reflects your values and supports the causes you care about. (more…) READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Money Matters, Professional Development, UF/IFAS
Tags: Bequest, Estate, IFAS, Legacy Gift, Planned Giving, QCD, Qualified Charitable Distribution, Required Minimum Distribution, RMD, Trust, UF, UF Foundation

How It Happened: Community support creates community space at NFREC-Suwannee Valley

May 16, 2024

The land-grant mission develops and extends science-based knowledge from the university to individuals, businesses and communities across the state. Fulfilling this mission for the communities of the Suwannee River Basin is the focus of the ... READ MORE

Tags: Advancement Council, Community Support, Extension, Florida Farm Bureau, How It Happened, Live Oak, NFREC, NFREC-SV, Nutrien, Pavilion, Suwannee Valley, UF/IFAS

How it Happened: UF/IFAS Flavors of Florida

March 27, 2024

Since its inception in 2014, the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Flavors of Florida event has been a testament to the pioneering spirit of UF/IFAS and rich agricultural heritage of the Sunshine State. ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, EVENTS, Fruits & Vegetables, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: 4-H, Alan And Cathy Hitchcock, FFSP, Field And Fork, Flavors Of Florida, Food Is Our Middle Name, Fresh From Florida, FSHN, How It Happened, Mildred's Big City Food, Plant Breeding, UF/IFAS, Underground Kitchen, University Of Florida

New endowment provides Alachua County youth with state and national leadership opportunities

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March 17, 2024

Local leaders Bill Brown and Dr. Bobby Leon Damron spent their lives and professional careers investing in youth and their local communities. A new endowment established with the University of Florida honors their legacies of service to youth. ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #FL4HAlumni, 4-H, 4-H Youth Development, Giving

Legacy Planning Virtual Seminar: gift planning basics to maximize charitable impact

March 14, 2024

Did you know there are tax-advantageous ways to support the causes you care about? Thoughtful planning and choosing the right gift type can help donors maximize their impact. On April 4, join Florida 4-H's Caylin Hilton and Alex Pribil from ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Money Matters, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Alumni, 4-H Youth Development, Florida 4-H Foundation, Giving

How it Happened: Florida Master Money Mentor Program

February 23, 2024

Financial security is essential to our quality of life. However, learning how to be financially secure isn’t something usually taught on the job or in school. Some people may think financial education is only for those who can afford it, but ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Money Matters, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Bank Of America, Extension, Family And Consumer Sciences, Florida Master Money Mentors, Homebuyer Education, How It Happened, Living On My Own, Savings, UF/IFAS, VITA

How It Happened: FSGA & UF/IFAS’ Game-Changing Partnership for Strawberry Industry

January 30, 2024

Cultivating Florida’s Strawberry Legacy In the heart of Florida’s strawberry fields, the partnership between the Florida Strawberry Growers Association (FSGA) and the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Science (UF/IFAS) ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, , Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Florida Strawberry Growers Association, GCREC, How It Happened, Research, Strawberry, UF/IFAS

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