Laws-Thumb“After we discovered the Community Foundation, we were amazed at how easy it was to establish our fund with appreciated stock. That same simplicity has since applied to our grantmaking.”

— Robert and Nancy Laws

Fast Facts : Open a Fund

How do I open a fund?
Opening a fund can be reduced to four simple steps: select a fund that will accomplish your goals, name your fund, appoint advisors for your fund and make your gift.
What is the minimum gift required to open a fund?
All Community Foundation charitable funds must be established with a minimum of $10,000.
Who should I consult when opening a charitable fund?
We can guide you through the basic decisions required to establish a charitable fund that reflects your unique intent. However, we also recommend involving your professional advisor when appropriate.