Community Foundations – working in partnership with local charities and causes
- Investment expertise
- Marketing expertise
- A focus on talking to donors and growing the fund
- A focus on future, sustainable funding by an endowment fund model
Further, taking the cause-related endowment fund off a charity’s balance sheet, and holding it with the local Community Foundation, can be of assistance when a charity applies for other grant funding.
As example, take a look at some of the special interest funds currently being managed by some local Community Foundations: