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With the results of our Voluntary Support of Education Survey and the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO)-TIAA Study of Endowments due out in the coming weeks, CASE will be highlighting the importance charitable giving and endowments to educational institutions. As part of this effort, we hope to hear from you! Please share with your colleagues and us your endowment stories and expertise. What are your best practices for communicating about endowments? What myths do you hope to dispel? What resources would be helpful to you? Do you have any stories that highlight the importance and real-world impact of endowments? Feel free to connect with us by filling out the Resource Submission Form on the endowments resource page.

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CASE Statement on College Admissions Scandal and Sen. Wyden Proposal

CASE released a statement on the U.S. college admissions scandal and Senator Ron Wyden's proposal to eliminate the charitable deduction for donations made to colleges and universities before or during the enrollment of children of the donor's family. We will continue to post updates on this proposal in the CASE Advocacy Network as we learn more.

Lawmakers Reintroduce Universal Charitable Deduction Bill

In January, Representatives Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Henry Cuellar (D-TX) reintroduced the Charitable Giving Tax Deduction Act (H.R. 651), a bill that would allow nonitemizing taxpayers deduct charitable gifts without a limitation. Read more about the bill here.

Endowments: Where Does the Money Go?

Endowments support students and their families by investing charitable donations given to support high-quality, affordable and accessible education. As we seek to debunk the many myths about endowments, advancement professionals can leverage data and storytelling to connect the dots between gifts and beneficiaries. Read more here.

Debunking Myths about Endowments

There is a significant level of misunderstanding about endowments driving federal and state policy debates. Higher education leaders and advancement professionals have an opportunity now to talk about the role and importance of endowments.

These articles are from the latest editions of BriefCASE.

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