Why Partner with Us?
Our mission is to enable people who love their community to easily give back. We always want to help folks feel good about their charitable giving. Whether their passion is arts and culture, the environment or helping students reach their educational goals, they have a professional partner and steward in the Community Foundation standing ready to help put that passion into action. Here are some of the advantages to giving through Community Foundation Serving Western Virginia:
- IT’S EASY: Foundation staff handles your fund’s set-up, investments and grant administration.
- IT’S COST EFFECTIVE: A minimum gift of $10,000 (with the exception of Scholarship Funds which require $50,000 or Agency Endowment Funds which require $25,000) establishes your fund. There are no set-up fees, and it can be done quickly using a simple fund agreement.
- IT’S A TAX BENEFIT: Because the Community Foundation is a public charity, we offer the maximum tax advantages under state and federal laws.
- IT’S LOCAL: We share our community knowledge and insight and help you maximize your gift’s impact in the community.
- IT’S FOREVER: Your gift keeps on giving long after you are gone.
Community Foundation Serving Western Virginia is comprised of many different funds dedicated to purposes our donors define. Here are the primary options: