Types of Funds

There are many types of Funds that can be created to support the various philanthropic wishes of donors and meet the needs of the community. To learn more about these Funds please select a type from the menu to your left.

The National Standards Seal by our name indicates official confirmation from the Council on Foundations that we have met the most rigorous standards in philanthropy. It affirms our commitment to financial security, transparency and accountability. It says our grantmaking includes an open, competitive process designed to address the changing needs of our community. The National Standards Seal also confirms our history of honoring donors’ wishes.