FAQ

What are the advantages of using a community foundation?

1. We are a local organization with deep roots in the community 2. Our professional staff has broad expertise regarding community issues and needs 3. We provide highly personalized service tailored to each individual’s charitable and financial interests 4. Our donor-advised funds help people invest in the causes they care about most 5. We accept a wide variety of assets, and can facilitate even the most complex forms of giving 6. We partner with professional advisors to create highly effective approaches to charitable giving 7. We offer maximum tax advantage under state and federal law 8. We multiply the impact of gift dollars by pooling them with other gifts and grants 9. We build endowment funds that benefit the community forever and help create personal legacies 10. We are a community leader, convening agencies and coordinating resources to create positive change

 

 

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