Carnac might say 2017 tax law not as bad as predicted

by Susan Ingmire, Senior Advisor One of my favorite skits on the Johnny Carson Show was Carnac (and yes, I’m dating myself). Johnny as Carnac, the mystic from the East in a large feathery turban, would “divine” the answer presented to him in an envelope before his sidekick, Ed McMahon read the question. Perhaps...

Scaling Local Impact Investing

by Susan Ingmire, President of Philanthropic Services According to Wikipedia, “Impact investing refers to investments made into companies, organizations, and funds with the intention to generate a measurable, beneficial social or environmental impact alongside (or in lieu of) a financial return.” The Financial Times puts it this way, “The term ‘impact investing’ is used...

Music Hall: Fueling Gorgeous

Signs promoting the revitalized Music Hall started popping up around Cincinnati in October. Never has our city experienced such abundance in the arts scene as in 2017. The HELLO GORGEOUS campaign announced that on October 6th, our community’s crown jewel, Music Hall reopened to the public. Home of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO), the...