WHAT ARE THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION?

  • It is an institution that is a public charity with a 501 (c)(3) tax exempt status.
  • It helps direct people who wish to donate their money and other gifts where it is most needed.
  • It brings together human and financial resources to address and solve community issues and problems.
  • It creates an endowment for the betterment of the community through effective stewardship of funds left in its care.
  • It provides knowledge about the needs of the community and acts as a critical resource for identifying and analyzing its causes and resolutions.