For Nonprofit Organizations

The Community Foundation specializes in creating and managing endowments,

and in helping nonprofit organizations through our adherence to best

practices in management and development.


Let's look at the benefits of establishing an endowment with the Community



•  Your audit becomes our audit. We also provide, through our Investment
Committee, the oversight on our pooled funds to ensure you have complete
confidence in how this hard-won money is invested.


•  We grant money as often as you wish - distribution can be annual, quarterly,


•  We can publicize your fund to our own donor base and donor advisors. You may
double - or triple - your reach.


•  We can collect and acknowledge all donations to your fund, while still
providing donor information for your records.


•  We offer sophisticated planned giving instruments and donation options to
your donors, so you don't have to. These include charitable gift annuities
and a variety of ways to give - stock, real estate, benefits of life
insurance policies.


•  We can work with you to create a strategic plan which integrates an
endowment fund into your overall development program and help to promote the


•  We charge a modest administrative fee - 1% of the fund balance in most cases
- our way of passing our economies of scale on to our Nonprofit Partners.





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