Fund Options

Tools for Giving

Like any worthwhile endeavor — building a career, earning a degree, raising a family or saving for retirement — smart giving requires time and planning. Creating a personal giving plan is one of the smartest investments you can make for your community and the causes you care about most.

Your Goals

Do you want to take a hands-on approach to granting or would you rather entrust the details to Community Foundation staff? Whether you already have organizations to support in mind or you prefer to give a flexible gift to respond to ongoing needs, the Community Foundation has a variety of options to help you get started.

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Your Timeframe

Are you excited by the idea of taking immediate action? Are you motivated to create a long-term difference? We offer three types of charitable vehicles to meet the needs of donors with different time horizons.

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Fund Types

Depending on your goals and timeframe, the Community Foundation offers three categories of funds and endowments suited to the impact you want to achieve:

  • Funds to provide immediate impact;
  • Endowments to provide long-term support; or
  • Quai-Endowments to provide immediate impact and long-term support.

See a full list of our fund types.


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Contact Our Development Staff to Learn More

Ashley Coldiron

Chief Development Officer


Jody Dilday

Development Director


Lindsey Simmons

Planned Giving Director