Types of Funds

UNRESTRICTED FUNDS

Think broadly.

The Foundation identifies needs and opportunities in the community and places your dollars where they are most effective through Community Grants.  (learn more)

FIELD OF INTEREST FUNDS

Address issues.

You can decide the interest area of the fund, such as education, arts, or health, and the Foundation identifies projects that are effectively accomplishing goals in that program area through Community Grants.  (learn more)

DESIGNATED FUNDS

Provide ongoing support.

These endowed funds are established to support specific charitable agencies or organizations.  (learn more)

SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS

Provide students' educational support.
 

You can work with the Foundation to create guidelines for students who may qualify to receive scholarship or grant assistance.  These guidelines may be based on high school or college attended, merit, need, or field of study.  (learn more)

ENDOWED DONOR-ADVISED FUNDS

Stay involved.
 

Our staff can work with you to identify charitable organizations addressing issues of importance to you.  You are then able to recommend grants to the charities you wish to support. The Foundation ensures the charitable status of beneficiaries and provides additional grantmaking and administrative support.  (learn more)

NON-ENDOWED ADVISED FUNDS

Support annual giving.
 

You may establish this type of fund for your annual giving needs.  These non-endowed funds must maintain a minimum balance of $1,000.  (learn more)

AGENCY ENDOWMENT FUNDS

Provide support to nonprofits.

These endowed funds established by nonprofits enable them to support their work in perpetuity.  (learn more)

For more information, contact the Philanthropic Services staff at (336) 725-2382.

 
 


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